King's Park railway station
Eastward view of the station building
|Number of platforms||2|
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|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Original company||London, Midland and Scottish Railway|
|10 September 1928||Station opened|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at King's Park from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
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King's Park railway station is a railway station serving the King's Park area of Glasgow, Scotland. It is located on the Newton branch of the Cathcart Circle Line, which was electrified by British Railways in 1962. Services are provided by ScotRail on behalf of Strathclyde Partnership for Transport.
The Up (Kirkhill bound) platform is signalled for bi-directional running to enable Up trains to depart in the Down direction. In the past this has been used for trains from Langside to depart to Muirend on the Neilston Line. Nowadays trains only depart the 'wrong way' from this platform during times of disruption.
At time of electrification there was also an Up Loop, used for stabling Football Specials serving events at the nearby Hampden Park football stadium, although by the mid 1970s this had been lifted.
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
Glasgow-Newton via Crosshill
Glasgow-Newton via Shawlands
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