Maxwell Park railway station

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Maxwell Park National Rail
Maxwell Park Railway Station 09.JPG
Looking east towards Pollokshields West
Location
Place Maxwell Park, Glasgow
Local authority Glasgow
Coordinates 55°50′15″N 4°17′20″W / 55.8376°N 4.2888°W / 55.8376; -4.2888Coordinates: 55°50′15″N 4°17′20″W / 55.8376°N 4.2888°W / 55.8376; -4.2888
Grid reference NS567628
Operations
Station code MAX
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 0.155 million
2012/13 Decrease 0.154 million
2013/14 Decrease 0.147 million
2014/15 Increase 0.156 million
2015/16 Steady 0.156 million
History
Original company Cathcart District Railway
Pre-grouping Caledonian Railway
Post-grouping LMS
2 April 1894 Opened[1]
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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Maxwell Park from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Maxwell Park railway station is a railway station in Pollokshields area of Glasgow, Scotland, adjacent to the park of the same name. The station is managed by Abellio ScotRail and is located on the Cathcart Circle Line, which has been electrified since 1962 by British Railways.

History[edit]

Maxwell Park station was built in 1894 by the Caledonian Railway, as an extension of the earlier Cathcart District Railway back towards Glasgow Central. The station is now protected as a category B listed building.[2]

Services[edit]

Up to November 1979[edit]

Two trains per hour between Glasgow Central and Kirkhill and one train per hour in each direction on the Cathcart Circle (Inner and Outer).

From November 1979[edit]

Following the opening of the Argyle Line on 5 November 1979, two trains per hour between Glasgow Central and Kirkhill and two trains per hour in each direction on the Cathcart Circle (Inner and Outer).

From 2006[edit]

One train per hour between Glasgow Central and Newton and one train per hour in each direction on the Cathcart Circle (Inner and Outer).[3] On Sundays the Circle services do not run, so only 1tph calls each way to/from Newton.

Routes[edit]

Preceding station National Rail Following station
Shawlands   Abellio ScotRail
Cathcart Circle
  Pollokshields West
Historical railways
Shawlands
Line and station open
  Caledonian Railway
Cathcart District Railway
  Pollokshields West
Line and station open

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Butt (1995), page 157
  2. ^ "Maxwell Park Station, including footbridges: Listed Building Report". Historic Scotland. Retrieved 25 November 2011. 
  3. ^ Table 223 National Rail timetable, May 2016

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