Pollokshields West railway station

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For other Glasgow stations with similar names see Pollokshields and Pollokshields East.
Pollokshields West National Rail
Scottish Gaelic: Pollokshields an Iar
Pollokshields West railway station in 2009.jpg
Location
Place Pollokshields
Local authority Glasgow
Coordinates 55°50′15″N 4°16′34″W / 55.8376°N 4.2761°W / 55.8376; -4.2761Coordinates: 55°50′15″N 4°16′34″W / 55.8376°N 4.2761°W / 55.8376; -4.2761
Grid reference NS575628
Operations
Station code PLW
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 0.176 million
2012/13 Increase 0.181 million
2013/14 Decrease 0.169 million
2014/15 Increase 0.176 million
2015/16 Increase 0.190 million
History
Original company Cathcart District Railway
Pre-grouping Caledonian Railway
Post-grouping LMS
2 April 1894 Opened[1]
National RailUK railway stations
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 Pollokshields West from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Pollokshields West railway station is one of three railway stations in Pollokshields, a district of Glasgow, Scotland. The station is managed by Abellio ScotRail and lies on the Cathcart Circle Line. The Cathcart Circle Line has been electricfied since 1962 under British Railways.

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 Kirkhill/Newton and one train per hour in each direction on the Cathcart Circle (Inner and Outer).[2] The Cathcart Circle trains do not run on Sundays, so only an hourly service operates.

Routes[edit]

Preceding station National Rail Following station
Maxwell Park   Abellio ScotRail
Cathcart Circle
  Glasgow Central
Historical railways
Maxwell Park
Line and station open
  Caledonian Railway
Cathcart District Railway
  Eglinton Street
Line open; station closed

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Butt (1995), page 187
  2. ^ Table 223 National Rail timetable, May 2016

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