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Hyndland railway station

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Place  Hyndland
Station code  HYN
2011/12  1.475 million
Local authority  Glasgow
Grid reference  NS553675
Managed by  Abellio ScotRail
2012/13  1.532 million
Number of platforms  2
Hyndland railway station
Address  Glasgow G11 7EY, United Kingdom
Pte  Strathclyde Partnership for Transport
Similar  Dalmuir railway station, Partick station, Anniesland railway station, Westerton railway station, Milngavie railway station

Hyndland railway station serves Hyndland in Glasgow, Scotland. The station is 3¼ miles (5 km) west of Glasgow Central and 2¾ miles (4 km) west of Glasgow Queen Street on the Argyle and North Clyde Lines. It is managed by Abellio ScotRail.

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The station was opened by British Railways as part of the electrification of the North Clyde Lines on 5 November 1960, replacing a nearby Hyndland (Stobcross Railway) railway station which was located at the end of a short branch line from Partickhill. This was subsequently adapted for use as an EMU maintenance depot, but eventually closed in 1987. The branch has since been lifted and the site redeveloped.

The lines of the old Lanarkshire and Dunbartonshire Railway (now closed) passed under the east end of the station in a tunnel adjacent to their Crow Road station. Immediately to the west of the station is Hyndland East Junction where the Yoker and Singer (including the Milngavie branch) Lines diverge.

Hyndland station is accessible from the surrounding areas of Hyndland, Broomhill and Hughenden and also serves the nearby Gartnavel General Hospital, Gartnavel Royal Hospital and Glasgow Homoeopathic Hospital.

Services

Hyndland station is on a busy section of the Strathclyde rail network, served by all services on the Argyle Line and North Clyde Line.

2014/15 (From 9 December 2014)

There are a total of 14 trains per hour, off-peak (daytime), in each direction.

  • 2 tph Airdrie to + from Balloch, via Singer
  • 2 tph Cumbernauld to + from Dalmuir, via Yoker
  • 2 tph Edinburgh Waverley to + from Milngavie (limited stop)
  • 2 tph Edinburgh Waverley to + from Helensburgh Central (limited stop)
  • 2 tph Larkhall to Dalmuir, via Singer
  • 2 tph Dalmuir to Larkhall, via Yoker
  • 2 tph Motherwell to Dalmuir, via Hamilton Central & Yoker (one of which starts back from Cumbernauld & runs via Coatbridge Central)
  • 2 tph Milngavie to Motherwell, via Hamilton (alternate trains continuing to Cumbernauld)
  • 2 tph Whifflet to Milngavie (alternate trains starting back from Motherwell)
  • 2 tph Dalmuir to Whifflet, via Singer (alternate trains continuing to Motherwell)
  • In the evenings, services on the Argyle line continue to run as above, but the North Clyde line is reduced to:

  • 2 tph Cumbernauld to + from Balloch, via Singer
  • 2 tph Edinburgh Waverley to + from Helensburgh Central, via Yoker
  • On Sundays, there is a simplified service pattern in operation with half-hourly services on the following routes:

  • Helensburgh Central to + from Edinburgh Waverley via Singer
  • Balloch to + from Rutherglen via Yoker (services on this route then proceed alternately to Motherwell via Whifflet or to Larkhall)
  • Milngavie to + from Motherwell via Hamilton.
  • There is no direct service to Springburn or Cumbernauld, but connections are available (once per hour) at Partick.

    2016

    Minor alterations were made to the weekday service pattern at the December 2015 timetable change, notably extending 2 of the Dalmuir via Yoker trains (those from Cumbernauld via Springburn) each way to Dumbarton Central and maintaining the daytime timetable on the North Clyde routes through the evening until end of service (though the Milngavie to Edinburgh service still doesn't run after 7pm)

    References

    Hyndland railway station Wikipedia


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