Shawlands railway station

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Shawlands National Rail
Shawlands Railway Station 01.jpg
Looking south east towards Pollokshaws East
Location
Place Shawlands
Local authority Glasgow
Coordinates 55°49′45″N 4°17′33″W / 55.8293°N 4.2924°W / 55.8293; -4.2924Coordinates: 55°49′45″N 4°17′33″W / 55.8293°N 4.2924°W / 55.8293; -4.2924
Grid reference NS565619
Operations
Station code SHL
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 0.152 million
2012/13 Increase 0.153 million
2013/14 Decrease 0.145 million
2014/15 Increase 0.153 million
2015/16 Increase 0.160 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 Shawlands from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Shawlands railway station is a railway station serving Shawlands, a suburb of Glasgow, Scotland. The station is managed by Abellio ScotRail and is located on the Cathcart Circle Line. It opened in April 1894, when the original line to Cathcart via Queens Park was extended in a loop back towards Glasgow Central. The Cathcart Circle Line has been electrified 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] On Sundays the Cathcart Circle trains do not operate, so only an hourly service is provided in each direction.

Routes[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Pollokshaws East   Abellio ScotRail
Cathcart Circle
  Maxwell Park
Historical railways
Pollokshaws East
Line and station open
  Caledonian Railway
Cathcart District Railway
  Maxwell Park
Line and station open

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Butt (1995), page 209
  2. ^ Table 223 National Rail timetable, May 2016

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