Merryton railway station
|Local authority||South Lanarkshire|
|Managed by||Abellio ScotRail|
|Number of platforms||1|
|Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Passenger Transport Executive|
|12 December 2005||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 Merryton from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
|UK Railways portal|
The station was officially opened on 9 December 2005, as part of the Larkhall branch re-opened at the same time.
The station has a car park but is not permanently staffed.
From the opening of the Larkhall Branch in December 2005, a service has operated on Monday to Saturdays to Dalmuir via Glasgow Central northbound and to Larkhall southbound every 30 minutes. In the May 2016 timetable, this now runs to Milngavie in the northbound direction but still originates from Dalmuir going south.
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
- Table 225 & 226 National Rail timetable, May 2016
- 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.
- RAILSCOT on Coalburn Branch
- RAILSCOT on Merryton Junction
- New Link for Larkhall opens - BBC News Scotland website
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