Nitshill railway station

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Nitshill National Rail
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Location
Place Nitshill
Local authority Glasgow
Coordinates 55°48′43″N 4°21′37″W / 55.8119°N 4.3603°W / 55.8119; -4.3603Coordinates: 55°48′43″N 4°21′37″W / 55.8119°N 4.3603°W / 55.8119; -4.3603
Grid reference NS521601
Operations
Station code NIT
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 86,820
2012/13 Increase 95,430
2013/14 Decrease 92,842
2014/15 Increase 109,204
2015/16 Decrease 107,930
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE SPT
History
Original company Glasgow, Barrhead and Neilston Direct Railway
Pre-grouping G&SWR & CR
Post-grouping LMS
27 September 1848 Opened[1]
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Nitshill from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Nitshill railway station is situated in Nitshill, a district of Glasgow, Scotland. The station is managed by Abellio ScotRail and is on the Glasgow South Western Line, 5 34 miles (9.3 km) southwest of Glasgow Central.

History[edit]

The station was opened by the Glasgow, Barrhead and Neilston Direct Railway on 27 September 1848.[1]

Services[edit]

Monday to Saturday daytimes there is a half-hourly service northbound to Glasgow Central and southbound to Barrhead. This drops to hourly in the evenings with southbound services extending to Kilmarnock with one extending to Dumfries.[2]

There is no Sunday service.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Barrhead   Abellio ScotRail
Glasgow South Western Line
Mondays-Saturdays only
  Priesthill & Darnley
Historical railways
Barrhead   Caledonian and Glasgow & South Western Railways
Glasgow, Barrhead and Kilmarnock Joint Railway
  Kennishead

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Butt (1995), page 1848
  2. ^ Table 222 National Rail timetable, May 2016

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