Paisley Canal train station is part of the Paisley Canal Line. There have been a total of thirteen stations in Paisley over the years; today Paisley Canal is one of four stations serving the Scottish town. Originally opened in 1885, it was intended to help relieve congestion on the main line to Paisley Gilmour Street station. It closed in 1983, but reopened with a new platform, with the arrival of a new train service in 1990.
Paisley itself was once known for its textile industry. In the years between 1800 and 1850 local weavers led in the production of Paisley shawls with an innovation which enabled them to work with five colours rather than two. Today, Paisley Canal train station is managed by Abellio ScotRail and visited by a half-hourly train service to Glasgow Central, which has a fastest journey time of 19 minutes. The single platform at the station has step-free access and there are seats and a shelter for waiting passengers. There is also a self-service ticket machine where pre-purchased tickets can be collected.
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