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Originally opened in 1894, Cathcart train station is located 3.7 miles (6km) south of Glasgow Central on the Cathcart Circle Line. The station is served by ScotRail services on the Glasgow Central to Neilston line and the Cathcart Circle Line itself. Two trains per hour are provided on the Glasgow Central to Neilston line seven days per week. In addition, on Mondays to Saturdays, one train per hour in both directions is provided on the Cathcart Circle line. Journey times to Glasgow Central are 13 minutes.  

Cathcart train station has an island platform with access by subway and steps. There is a staffed ticket office. In 2014 the postcode area of Cathcart was voted one of the most attractive places to live in Scotland. The mainly residential area contains a mix of red or blonde sandstone tenements, terraces and villas and is located near to the second largest park in the City of Glasgow: Linn Park. The park has recently been declared a local nature reserve and provides the community with a network of paths and river walks.  

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: Scottish Bookings only Proposal to alter hours
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:35 - 13:39
Saturday 06:35 - 13:39
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces6
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Stairs to island platform. No wheelchair access.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

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Departures and arrivals from Cathcart

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Cathcart station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to NeilstonScotRail19:172On time
to Glasgow CentralScotRail19:441On time
to NeilstonScotRail19:472On time
to Glasgow CentralScotRail20:141On time
to NeilstonScotRail20:372On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Glasgow CentralScotRail19:172On time
from NeilstonScotRail19:441On time
from Glasgow CentralScotRail19:472On time
from NeilstonScotRail20:141On time
from Glasgow CentralScotRail20:372On time
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