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When Holytown train station was first opened, it was given the name Carfin after several name changes it was given its current name in 1901. The station's main use was to help with the coal mining industry, but now serves the villages of Holytown and New Stevenston with daily services to Edinburgh and Glasgow Central. An hourly service arrives at Holytown en route to Glasgow Central the quickest journey time for this route is 23 minutes. The city of Edinburgh is accessible from Holytown station an hourly service is available from Monday to Saturday. The fastest journey time for this route is 57 minutes, stops include Cleland, Fauldhouse, and Slateford.  

A footbridge connects the two platforms at Holytown station. Both platforms are accessible for wheelchair users to use unaided. The station has no ticketing facilities available for passengers to purchase travel tickets. Facilities at the station include shelters on both platforms, departure screens and announcements are used to keep all passengers informed. 

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Station details & facilities

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
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park - unlined & unsurfaced
Car parking spaces20
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces6
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Ramp to platform 1, level to platform 2 and connecting footbridge with stairs between platforms

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

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Departures and arrivals from Holytown

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Holytown station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Glasgow CentralScotRail18:321On time
to Edinburgh (Waverley)ScotRail18:372On time
to Glasgow CentralScotRail19:091On time
to Edinburgh (Waverley)ScotRail19:402On time
to Edinburgh (Waverley)ScotRail06:062On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Edinburgh (Waverley)ScotRail18:321On time
from Glasgow CentralScotRail18:372On time
from Edinburgh (Waverley)ScotRail19:081On time
from Glasgow CentralScotRail19:402On time
from MotherwellScotRail06:062On time
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