St George's Cross subway station

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St. George's Cross
Glasgow Subway
St George's Cross subway station - geograph.org.uk - 2826065.jpg
LocationQueens Cross & Woodlands, Glasgow
Scotland
Coordinates55°52′19″N 4°16′11″W / 55.87194°N 4.26972°W / 55.87194; -4.26972Coordinates: 55°52′19″N 4°16′11″W / 55.87194°N 4.26972°W / 55.87194; -4.26972
Operated bySPT
Platforms2
Construction
Structure typeunderground
Other information
Fare zoneG
History
Opened1896
Rebuilt1977-1980
Traffic
Passengers (2018)0.541 million annually[1]

St George's Cross subway station is a Glasgow Subway station in Glasgow, Scotland. which serves the areas of Woodside and Woodlands of the city.

It was opened in 1896 and comprehensively modernised in 1977-1980. The station still retains its original island platform configuration, though surface buildings were rebuilt prior to the 1977-1980 modernisation scheme, as part of a new road project.

This station recorded 580,000 boardings in the twelve months ending on 31 March 2005.[2]

St George's Cross is one of the stations mentioned in Cliff Hanley's song "The Glasgow Underground".[3]

Past passenger numbers[edit]

  • 2011/12: 0.544 million annually[4]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Request for some usage statistics". Strathclyde Partnership for Transport. 11 January 2019. Retrieved 28 February 2019 – via WhatDoTheyKnow.
  2. ^ "statistics & trends" (PDF). Strathclyde Partnership for Transport. 2005. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 March 2007.
  3. ^ YouTube - The Glasgow Underground
  4. ^ "Freedom of Information request: Subway station patronage - 1 April 2011 to 31 March 2012". Strathclyde Partnership for Transport. 18 December 2012. Retrieved 9 February 2019 – via WhatDoTheyKnow.
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