Motherwell to Cumbernauld Line

Motherwell to Cumbernauld Line

Cumbernauld railway station
Overview
System National Rail
Locale North Lanarkshire
Scotland
Termini Motherwell
Cumbernauld
Stations 5
Operation
Owner Network Rail
Operator(s) Scotrail
Rolling stock Class 156; Class 318
[v · d · e]Motherwell to Cumbernauld Line
Legend
Unknown BSicon "CONTu"
Cumbernauld Line to Falkirk Grahamston
Station on track
Cumbernauld
Station on track
Greenfaulds
Continuation to left Junction to right
Cumbernauld Line to Glasgow Queen Street
Station on track
Coatbridge Central
Continuation to left Junction from right
Whifflet Line to Glasgow Central
Station on track
Whifflet
Continuation to left Junction from right
Argyle Line to Glasgow Central via Bellshill
Junction from left Continuation to right
Argyle Line to Lanark via Holytown
Continuation to left Junction from right
WCML & ECML to Glasgow Central
Track turning from left Junction to right
Cumbernauld Line to Glasgow Queen Street
Right side of cross-platform interchange Left side of cross-platform interchange
Motherwell
Unknown BSicon "CONTd" Straight track
Argyle Line to Glasgow Central via Blantyre
Unknown BSicon "CONTd"
Argyle Line to Lanark via Shieldmuir, WCML & ECML

The Motherwell to Cumbernauld Line is a suburban railway line linking Motherwell and Cumbernauld in Scotland. It is part of the Strathclyde Partnership for Transport network.

Contents

History

The line was built as part of the:

Infrastructure

The line is electrified at 25 kV AC overhead from Motherwell to Gartsherrie Junction (north of Coatbridge Central). Passenger services are operated by First ScotRail on behalf of SPT.

Services

Connections to services on other lines can be made at:

2006 to 2011

There was an hourly service, usually operated by a Class 156 and calling at all stations. During the peak this was supplemented by Argyle Line services extended from Motherwell to Coatbridge Central.

From 2011

From 2011 there is an hourly service, usually operated by a Class 156; however, Class 158 are occasionally sighted.[1] This calls at all stations. During the peak this is supplemented by Argyle Line services extended from Motherwell to Coatbridge Central.

References



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