Maxwell Park railway station
Looking east towards Pollokshields West
|Place||Maxwell Park, Glasgow|
|Managed by||Abellio ScotRail|
|Number of platforms||2|
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|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Original company||Cathcart District Railway|
|2 April 1894||Opened|
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|* 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.
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.
Up to November 1979
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
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).
One train per hour between Glasgow Central and Newton and one train per hour in each direction on the Cathcart Circle (Inner and Outer). On Sundays the Circle services do not run, so only 1tph calls each way to/from Newton.
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
Line and station open
Cathcart District Railway
Line and station open
- Butt (1995), page 157
- "Maxwell Park Station, including footbridges: Listed Building Report". Historic Scotland. Retrieved 25 November 2011.
- Table 223 National Rail timetable, May 2016
- 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.
- Kernahan, Jack (1980). The Cathcart Circle. Falkirk, Stirlingshire: Scottish Railway Preservation Society. ISBN 0-9043-9601-0. OCLC 85045869.
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