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The third busiest station in Scotland, Glasgow Queen Street was opened in 1842 by the Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway, and the Edinburgh Shuttle remains one of the main services operating out of the station, with up to eight trains an hour. Other trains calling at the station include those to Glasgow’s northern towns and suburbs, and Glasgow Queen Street is also the terminus for services to the north of Scotland, such as Oban, Aberdeen and Inverness. Travellers leave Glasgow Queen Street station and emerge onto George Square, the de facto centre of the city. To the west of the station are the many venues that make up the theatre district, as well as the shopping precinct of Sauchiehall Street. Buchanan Street, with its own collection of shops and restaurants, runs south from the station. Glasgow Queen Street is also the closest station to Glasgow Caledonian University and the University of Strathclyde.

Station details & facilities

Glasgow Queen Street is split into two levels, with platforms 1 to 7 on the high level and accessed from the main concourse through ticket barriers. These platforms are the terminus for the Edinburgh shuttle and trains to northern Scotland. Platforms 8 and 9 on the lower level (with lifts for step-free access) are used for local commuter services. The station concourse contains numerous shops as well as the ticket office, toilets and waiting room.

Departures and arrivals from Glasgow Queen Street

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Glasgow Queen Street station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to ObanScotRail05:20On time
to Falkirk GrahamstonScotRail05:28On time
to BathgateScotRail05:45On time
to Fort WilliamCaledonian Sleeper23:58Early
to AberdeenScotRail05:51On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from HyndlandScotRail05:44On time
from GarscaddenScotRail05:59On time
from AirdrieScotRail06:00On time
from GarscaddenScotRail06:04On time
from DalmuirScotRail06:15On time
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