Kennishead railway station
|Managed by||Abellio ScotRail|
|Number of platforms||2|
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections|
from National Rail Enquiries
|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Passenger Transport Executive|
|Original company||Glasgow, Barrhead and Kilmarnock Joint Railway|
|27 September 1848||Opened as Crofthead|
|1 August 1850||Renamed Kennishead (Thornliebank)|
|1 May 1852||Renamed Kinnishead and Speirsbridge|
|1 January 1855||Renamed Kennishead and Speirsbridge|
|1 May 1859||Renamed Kennishead|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Kennishead from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
|UK Railways portal|
Kennishead railway station is a railway station in Kennishead, a district of Glasgow, Scotland. The station is managed by Abellio ScotRail and is on the Glasgow South Western Line, 4 1⁄4 miles (6.8 km) south of Glasgow Central.
The station is unmanned and has only basic amenities (waiting shelters, bench seating and a customer help point on each platform). Train running information is also offered via digital CIS displays, timetable posters and automated announcements. No level access is available to either platform – both entrances have steep ramps from the street and the footbridge linking them has steps.
The station has a half-hourly service in each direction on weekdays (hourly in the evenings which extends to Kilmarnock, one of which Monday to Friday only extends to Dumfries), to Glasgow and Barrhead. Connections for stations to Kilmarnock and the south are available at Barrhead.
From 21 May 2017 the station has an hourly Sunday service in each direction to Glasgow Central and Kilmarnock.
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
|Priesthill & Darnley||Abellio ScotRail
Glasgow South Western Line
|Nitshill||Caledonian and Glasgow & South Western Railways
Glasgow, Barrhead and Kilmarnock Joint Railway
- Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199.
- Jowett, Alan (March 1989). Jowett's Railway Atlas of Great Britain and Ireland: From Pre-Grouping to the Present Day (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-086-0. OCLC 22311137.
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