South Gyle

Scottish Gaelic: Gyle a Deas[1]
National Rail
South Gyle railway station in 2011.jpg
General information
LocationSouth Gyle, Edinburgh
Scotland
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
Platforms2
Other information
Station codeSGL
History
Opened9 May 1985; 37 years ago (1985-05-09)
Passengers
2016/17Decrease 0.497 million
2017/18Decrease 0.433 million
2018/19Decrease 0.382 million
2019/20Decrease 0.363 million
2020/21Decrease 49,842
Notes
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.

Services

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

  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