Hillington West railway station

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Hillington West National Rail
Scottish Gaelic: Hillington an Iar
Hillington West railway station in 2009.jpg
Location
Place Hillington
Local authority Glasgow
Coordinates 55°51′21″N 4°22′15″W / 55.8559°N 4.3708°W / 55.8559; -4.3708Coordinates: 55°51′21″N 4°22′15″W / 55.8559°N 4.3708°W / 55.8559; -4.3708
Grid reference NS516650
Operations
Station code HLW
Managed by Abellio ScotRail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Increase 0.255 million
2012/13 Increase 0.280 million
2013/14 Increase 0.330 million
2014/15 Increase 0.429 million
2015/16 Decrease 0.358 million
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE SPT
History
1 April 1940 Opened as Hillington
3 March 1952 Renamed Hillington West
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Hillington West from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Hillington West railway station is located in the Hillington district of Glasgow, Scotland. The station is managed by Abellio ScotRail and is on the Inverclyde Line.

History[edit]

The station opened on 1 April 1940 as Hillington.[1] The station was renamed Hillington West on 3 March 1952.[1]

Services[edit]

The basic off peak frequency from here (Mon-Sat) is half-hourly, eastbound to Glasgow Central & westbound to Greenock Central and Gourock. A few Wemyss Bay trains call in the peaks and also in the evenings (once per hour each way after 18:30 to maintain the overall frequency, as the Gourock service drops to hourly). On Sundays the Gourock - Glasgow trains call hourly.[2]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Butt, page 120
  2. ^ Table 219 National Rail timetable, May 2016

References[edit]

  • Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Patrick Stephens Ltd, Sparkford, ISBN 1-85260-508-1.

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Paisley Gilmour Street   Abellio ScotRail
Inverclyde Line
  Hillington East