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Auchinleck railway station

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Place  Auchinleck
Station code  AUK
2011/12  55,768
Local authority  East Ayrshire
Grid reference  NS549219
Managed by  Abellio ScotRail
2012/13  57,124
Number of platforms  2
Auchinleck railway station
Address  Auchinleck, Cumnock KA18 2LD, United Kingdom
Pte  Strathclyde Partnership for Transport
Similar  New Cumnock railway st, Auchinleck House, Kirkconnel railway station, Dumfries House, Stewarton railway station

Auchinleck railway station east ayrshire


Auchinleck railway station is a railway station in the town of Auchinleck, East Ayrshire, Scotland. The station is managed by Abellio ScotRail and is on the Glasgow South Western Line. It is also the nearest station to the larger town of Cumnock.

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History

The station was opened on 9 August 1848 by the Glasgow, Paisley, Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway, then joining the Glasgow and South Western Railway it became part of the London Midland and Scottish Railway during the Grouping of 1923. Passing on to the Scottish Region of British Railways during the nationalisation of 1948, it was then closed to passengers by the British Railways Board on 6 December 1965. It was reopened on 12 May 1984.

Services 2016

On Monday through Saturday, there are 10 trains a day in each direction, 10 of which go to Glasgow and 9 to Carlisle (three extend to Newcastle) while the last service terminates at Dumfries. On Sundays, only 2 trains per day operate to both Carlisle and Glasgow.

References

Auchinleck railway station Wikipedia


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