Yoker railway station

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Yoker National Rail
Scottish Gaelic: An Eochair
Yoker railway station.jpg
A Class 318 EMU departs at night
Location
Place Yoker
Local authority Glasgow
Coordinates 55°53′34″N 4°23′14″W / 55.8929°N 4.3873°W / 55.8929; -4.3873Coordinates: 55°53′34″N 4°23′14″W / 55.8929°N 4.3873°W / 55.8929; -4.3873
Grid reference NS508691
Operations
Station code YOK
Managed by Abellio ScotRail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2002/03   60,243
2004/05 Increase 92,594
2005/06 Increase 0.107 million
2006/07 Increase 0.110 million
2007/08 Increase 0.114 million
2008/09 Increase 0.128 million
2009/10 Increase 0.132 million
2010/11 Increase 0.137 million
2011/12 Decrease 0.134 million
2012/13 Increase 0.142 million
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE Strathclyde Partnership for Transport
History
1882 Opened
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Yoker from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Yoker railway station is an unstaffed station which serves the district of Yoker in Scotland. The station is in Clydebank in West Dunbartonshire but it is very near the boundary with Glasgow.

Access can be gained from either side of the station, or onto the footbridge that is directly connected to the overpass.

The station is served by Abellio ScotRail as part of the SPT network. It is located on the Argyle Line and the North Clyde Line.

It is the nearest railway station to the Renfrew Ferry on the north side of the River Clyde.

The large Yoker Traction Maintenance Depot, which looks after the EMU fleet used on North Clyde suburban services, is located a short distance to the south (between here and Garscadden). Yoker IECC is also nearby - this has controlled the signalling on the entire North Clyde network since established by British Rail in 1989.

Services[edit]

There is a basic weekdays & Saturday daytime service of 4tph (every 15 minutes) in each direction, northbound to Dalmuir via Clydebank and southbound to Partick. From here alternate services run via Queen Street Low Level to Cumbernauld via Springburn and via Central Low Level to Larkhall via Rutherglen (2tph to each route). Services towards Dalmuir from the Argyle line, however, are from Cumbernauld (hourly) or Motherwell (both trains per hour) via Hamilton.

With the most recent timetable change in December 2014, the Yoker line now receives 4tph all day on Mondays-Saturdays (previously the evening Argyle line services were cut back to Partick). The evening service on the North Clyde line becomes 2tph between Helensburgh Central and Edinburgh Waverley. The Sunday service runs between Balloch & alternately Motherwell via Whifflet and Larkhall.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Garscadden   Abellio ScotRail
Argyle Line
  Clydebank
Garscadden   Abellio ScotRail
North Clyde Line
  Clydebank

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