South Gyle

Scottish Gaelic: Gyle a Deas[1]
National Rail
South Gyle railway station in 2011.jpg
General information
LocationSouth Gyle, Edinburgh
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
Managed byScotRail
Other information
Station codeSGL
Opened9 May 1985; 37 years ago (1985-05-09)
2016/17Decrease 0.497 million
2017/18Decrease 0.433 million
2018/19Decrease 0.382 million
2019/20Decrease 0.363 million
2020/21Decrease 49,842
Passenger statistics from the Office of Rail and Road

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.


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.


  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
Preceding station
National Rail
National Rail
Following station
Haymarket   ScotRail
Fife Circle Line
  Edinburgh Gateway
or Dalmeny