South Gyle railway station

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South Gyle National Rail
Scottish Gaelic: Gyle a Deas[1]
South Gyle railway station in 2011.jpg
Location
PlaceSouth Gyle
Local authorityEdinburgh
Coordinates55°56′12″N 3°17′59″W / 55.9366°N 3.2998°W / 55.9366; -3.2998Coordinates: 55°56′12″N 3°17′59″W / 55.9366°N 3.2998°W / 55.9366; -3.2998
Grid referenceNT189722
Operations
Station codeSGL
Managed byAbellio ScotRail
Number of platforms2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2013/14Increase 0.575 million
2014/15Decrease 0.558 million
2015/16Increase 0.587 million
2016/17Decrease 0.497 million
2017/18Decrease 0.433 million
History
Key datesOpened 9 May 1985 (9 May 1985)
National RailUK railway stations
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at South Gyle from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.

South Gyle railway station is a railway station serving South Gyle in the City of Edinburgh, Scotland. The station was opened on 9 May 1985 by ScotRail and is located on the Fife Circle Line, 4 12 miles (7.2 km) west of Edinburgh Waverley. It has two platforms. There is a ticket machine and a shelter on each platform.

Edinburgh Park station is also on the edge of South Gyle, which serves the North Clyde Line and the Edinburgh-Dunblane Line. Edinburgh Gateway station is to the north-west of South Gyle.

Services[edit]

Monday to Saturday daytimes, two trains per hour go to Edinburgh Waverley eastbound and two trains per hour head towards Inverkeithing and the Fife Circle Line. A few peak hour services extend beyond Waverley to/from Tweedbank.[2]

Evenings and Sundays, two trains per hour go to Edinburgh Waverley and two along the Fife Circle; evening trains via Dunfermline terminate at Glenrothes with Thornton, whilst coast line trains terminate/start at Kirkcaldy. Sundays see one train per hour running both clockwise & anticlockwise around the Circle.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brailsford, Martyn, ed. (December 2017) [1987]. "Gaelic/English Station Index". Railway Track Diagrams 1: Scotland & Isle of Man (6th ed.). Frome: Trackmaps. ISBN 978-0-9549866-9-8.
  2. ^ Table 242 National Rail timetable, May 2016

External links[edit]

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