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High Street (Glasgow) railway station

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Place  Glasgow
Station code  HST
Owned by  Network Rail
Owner  Network Rail
Local authority  Glasgow
Grid reference  NS598651
Managed by  Abellio ScotRail
2011/12  0.484 million
Number of platforms  2
High Street (Glasgow) railway station
Address  Glasgow G1 1QF, United Kingdom
Pte  Strathclyde Partnership for Transport
Similar  Bellgrove railway station, Argyle Street railway st, Anderston railway station, Dalmarnock railway station, Cowcaddens subway station

High Street Railway Station serves High Street in Glasgow, Scotland and the surrounding area. The station is managed by Abellio ScotRail and is served by trains on the North Clyde Line. It serves the eastern side of Glasgow city centre, with Strathclyde University, Glasgow Cathedral and Glasgow Royal Infirmary being major institutions located nearby,

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History

The first railway station in the area was College on the City of Glasgow Union Railway which closed with opening of this station in 1866. The station took its current name at the beginning of 1914.

Plans

As part of the proposed Crossrail Glasgow initiative, High Street station may be demolished and relocated.

2008

There is a regular service Monday to Saturday to Glasgow Queen Street and beyond (Helensburgh Central etc.) on the North Clyde Line westbound and to Airdrie and Springburn eastbound.

Sundays there is a half-hourly service westbound to Glasgow Queen Street and Helensburgh Central and eastbound to Airdrie.

2013

The station has half-hourly services westbound to each of Helensburgh Central (limited stop), Balloch via Singer (stopping), Milngavie and Dalmuir via Yoker (stopping) (8tph in all via Queen Street, Partick & Hyndland). Eastbound there are 6tph to Airdrie, of which 4tph continue all the way to Edinburgh Waverley via Bathgate (two of these are limited stop, the others call at all intermediate stations). There is also a half-hourly service to Springburn although this has now been extended to Cumbernauld station and also now runs on a Sunday.

On Sundays there is a half-hourly service to Helensburgh via Singer westbound and Edinburgh eastbound.

References

High Street (Glasgow) railway station Wikipedia


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