Addiewell Station: Fast Facts

25 facts about Addiewell Station


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Line opened

9July 1869

Station opened

01 July 1882

Former parish and county

West Calder / Edinburghshire, later known as Midlothian

Current local authority

West Lothian

Pre-Grouping company

Caledonian Railway

Post-Grouping company

London, Midland and Scottish Railway

Station ownership

Network Rail

Managed by

First ScotRail Ltd

Train service operator

First ScotRail Ltd

Current train service at Addiewell (as at April 2012)

1 train per hour each way by Glasgow Central to Edinburgh Waverley, service via Shotts.  No Sunday services

Network Rail timetable number  - (see


Sample fares (as at April 2012)

Off Peak Day Return to Edinburgh - £8.40

Off Peak Day Return to Glasgow  - £10.20


Current passenger train type

Class 156 diesel multiple units (built circa 1989)


Unstaffed and no ticket machine

Number of platforms


Grid Reference (try

NS995 623

Located at

16miles 50 chains (from Mossend Junction near Holytown where the original line started)

Mileage from Edinburgh Waverley

18½ miles

Mileage from Glasgow Central

28¾ miles

Station postcode

EH55 8NQ

Station Code


National Location Code


Neighbouring stations

To the west – Breich

To the east  - West Calder

Station usage (2010/11) (estimated; treat with caution)


Train service information,

or Tel. 08457 48 49 50



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Addiewell Station

This page was added by Sybil Cavanagh on 25/04/2012.

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