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Nitshill railway station

Place Nitshill
Local authority Glasgow
Grid reference NS521601
Station code NIT
Managed by First ScotRail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2002/03   15,234
2004/05 Increase 26,782
2005/06 Increase 36,440
2006/07 Increase 41,894
2007/08 Increase 47,225
2008/09 Increase 65,856
2009/10 Decrease 61,116
2010/11 Increase 72,384
2011/12 Increase 86,820
2012/13 Increase 95,430
Passenger Transport Executive
Original company Glasgow, Barrhead and Neilston Direct Railway
Pre-grouping G&SWR & CR
Post-grouping LMS
27 September 1848 Opened[1]
National RailUK railway stations
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Nitshill from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
UK Railways portal

Nitshill railway station is situated in Nitshill, a district of Glasgow, Scotland. The station is managed by First ScotRail and is on the Glasgow South Western Line, 5¾ miles (9 km) south west of Glasgow Central.


The station was opened by the Glasgow, Barrhead and Neilston Direct Railway on 27 September 1848.[1]


Monday to Saturday daytimes there is a half-hourly service northbound to Glasgow Central and southbound to Barrhead. This drops to hourly in the evenings and extends to Kilmarnock. There is no Sunday service.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Barrhead   First ScotRail
Glasgow South Western Line
Mondays-Saturdays only
  Priesthill & Darnley
Historical railways
Barrhead   Caledonian and Glasgow & South Western Railways
Glasgow, Barrhead and Kilmarnock Joint Railway



  1. ^ a b Butt (1995), page 1848


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