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Grenta Green station lies in the small border town of Gretna in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. The station was opened as Gretna in 1848, not gaining its 'Green' until 1852. Later years saw it bounce back from a closure of nearly four decades - having been closed and sold by the Glasgow, Dumfries and Carlisle Railway in 1955, it was officially re-opened by British Rail in September 1993, before being expanded in 2008. Today the station sees fifteen departures on weekdays and twenty on weekends, heading north to Glasgow via Dumfries, and east to Newcastle via Carlisle. Gretna developed a reputation for runaway marriages in the 18th and 19th centuries, and the wedding industry remains strong today - the area hosts some 5,000 unions a year. For those not looking to tie the knot, Gretna Gateway outlet village is just a few minutes from the station and home to a host of fashion outlets.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: Ticket office closes 2134 Monday
DayOpening Hours
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
Baby changeUnavailable
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Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorScotRail
Car parking spaces30
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces16
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Ramps for train accessUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
The station at Gretna Green is small and entirely unstaffed. Entrances in the station car park and beside the nearby footpath lead directly onto platform 1 (towards Newcastle), and a bridge leads from there to Platform 2 (towards Glasgow) - there are ramps up to the bridge, so both platforms can be reached step-free. Each platform has a customer help point and a sheltered waiting area, and a bike rack can be found outside the station.

Departures and arrivals from Gretna Green

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Gretna Green station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Glasgow CentralScotRail08:192On time
to CarlisleScotRail09:271On time
to Glasgow CentralScotRail10:092On time
to Glasgow CentralScotRail11:232On time
to CarlisleScotRail11:261On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from CarlisleScotRail08:192On time
from Glasgow CentralScotRail09:271On time
from CarlisleScotRail10:092On time
from CarlisleScotRail11:232On time
from DumfriesScotRail11:261On time
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