Thornliebank railway station

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Location
Place Thornliebank
Local authority East Renfrewshire
Coordinates 55°48′39″N4°18′41″W / 55.8108°N 4.3114°W / 55.8108; -4.3114 Coordinates: 55°48′39″N4°18′41″W / 55.8108°N 4.3114°W / 55.8108; -4.3114
Grid reference NS552599
Operations
Station codeTHB
Managed by Abellio ScotRail
Number of platforms2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2014/15Increase2.svg 0.230 million
2015/16Increase2.svg 0.254 million
2016/17Increase2.svg 0.283 million
2017/18Increase2.svg 0.286 million
2018/19Decrease2.svg 0.278 million
History
Original company Busby Railway
Pre-grouping Caledonian Railway
Post-grouping LMS
1 October 1881Opened [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 Thornliebank from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.

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).

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History

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

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

Preceding station National Rail logo.svg 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

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References

Notes

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

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