Thornliebank railway station

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Thornliebank National Rail
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Location
Place Thornliebank
Local authority East Renfrewshire
Coordinates 55°48′39″N 4°18′41″W / 55.8108°N 4.3114°W / 55.8108; -4.3114Coordinates: 55°48′39″N 4°18′41″W / 55.8108°N 4.3114°W / 55.8108; -4.3114
Grid reference NS552599
Operations
Station code THB
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 0.207 million
2012/13 Increase 0.223 million
2013/14 Decrease 0.217 million
2014/15 Increase 0.230 million
2015/16 Increase 0.254 million
History
Original company Busby Railway
Pre-grouping Caledonian Railway
Post-grouping LMS
1 October 1881 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 Thornliebank from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Thornliebank railway station is a railway station in the village of Thornliebank, East Renfrewshire, Greater Glasgow, Scotland. The station is managed by Abellio ScotRail and is on the Glasgow South Western Line (East Kilbride branch).

History[edit]

The station was opened by the Busby Railway on 1 October 1881.[1]

There was a ticket office located on the down (Glasgow bound) platform, but was destroyed by vandals in 1983.[citation needed]

Services[edit]

The station has a half-hourly service in each direction (including Sundays) to Glasgow Central and East Kilbride.[2]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Giffnock   Abellio ScotRail
Glasgow South Western Line
  Pollokshaws West
  Historical railways  
Giffnock
Line and station open
  Caledonian Railway
Busby Railway
  Pollokshaws
Line and station open

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Butt (1995), page 229
  2. ^ Table 222 National Rail timetable, May 2016

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