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Thornliebank Railway Station


(Bruach nan Dealgan)

Thornliebank Railway Station (referred to as Bruach nan Dealgan in Gaelic) is situated on East Kilbride branch of the Glasgow South Western Line, a quarter-mile (0.5 km) east northeast of Carnwadric in Glasgow City and a half-mile (0.8 km) northeast of Thornliebank in East Renfrewshire. This station opened in 1881 on the former Busby Railway and comprises two platforms linked by a pedestrian overbrdge. Operated by ScotRail, Thornliebank Station is unstaffed and was used by 162,686 passengers in 2010, but this has grown to move than 250,000 passengers in 2015. It is preceded by Pollokshaws West Railway Station, a mile (1.5 km) to the north northeast, and followed by Giffnock, a similar distance to the southeast.


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