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Pollokshaws East train station opened in 1894. Today, it serves the mainly residential area of Pollokshaws on the south side of Glasgow. The station lies on the Cathcart Circle Line between Langside and Shawlands. Train services from this station are operated by ScotRail who provide one train per hour between Glasgow Central and Newton and one train per hour each way on the Cathcart Circle line. Services to Glasgow take as little as 12 minutes, and the fastest train to Newton takes 18 minutes. 

The Pollokshaws area is mainly residential, with red sandstone tenement buildings and modern equivalents. The most notable former resident was John Maclean, a revolutionary socialist of the Red Clydeside era. 

Pollokshaws East train station has two platforms in an island configuration. The station is above street level with no step-free access to the platforms. Entrances to the station are found on Coustonholm Road and Kilmarnock Road. Local bus service connections can be found on the Kilmarnock Road.  

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: Scottish Bookings only
DayOpening Hours
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
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
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes


Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces6
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Stairs from tunnel to Island platform. No wheelchair access.

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

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Departures and arrivals from Pollokshaws East

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Pollokshaws East station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Glasgow CentralScotRail13:361On time
to Newton (Lanark)ScotRail13:562On time
to Glasgow CentralScotRail14:371On time
to Newton (Lanark)ScotRail14:562On time
to Glasgow CentralScotRail15:361On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Newton (Lanark)ScotRail13:361On time
from Glasgow CentralScotRail13:562On time
from Newton (Lanark)ScotRail14:371On time
from Glasgow CentralScotRail14:562On time
from Newton (Lanark)ScotRail15:361On time
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