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Giffnock Railway Station


(Giofnag)

A busy suburban railway station on the Glasgow South Western Line in East Renfrewshire, Giffnock (known as Giofnag in Gaelic) is situated on Station Road in the town centre, a half-mile (1 km) east of Thornliebank. It opened in 1866 and on the former Busby Railway and comprises two platforms connected by a pedestrian overbridge. Operated by ScotRail, Giffnock Railway Station is staffed part-time and is used by around 330,000 passengers per annum (2015). It is preceded by Thornliebank Railway Station, a mile (1.5 km) to the northwest, and followed by Clarkston, 1¼ miles (2 km) to the south southeast.


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