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Written by Mark Bearton - 25 Jan 2005
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Location notes
Anniesland is a suburban area of Glasgow on the north-west side of the city. The station is fairly busy as there is a college nearby.
Railway type and traffic
There is a frequent EMU service on the line, which is served by trains to Milngavie and Dalmuir (via Singer). The EMUs are usually a mixture of classes 318/320 and 334, the 314s are rarely now seen on the north side of the city. The DMU service from Glasgow Queen Street to Maryhill is soon to be extended to Anniesland via a re-established link and a new bay platform.
Environment
The station is busy, in a suburban area of Glasgow.
Road directions
The station is located on the A82 west of Glasgow City Centre. The railway crosses the road by a girder bridge, the station is on the right.

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Anniesland map co-ordinates
Parking
The A82 is a busy dual-carriageway but there should be places to park on surrounding streets.
Public transport
There is a regular train service from both Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Central. All Milngavie trains call at Anniesland, if catching a train to Dalmuir, Dumbarton or Helensburgh make sure the train is routed via Singer. If the first train is going via Yoker, catch this to Partick or Hyndland and change.

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Amenities
There is a Wetherspoons Pub opposite the station on the main road, and a few shops and a chip shop nearby.
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Anniesland

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Photographic notes
The light here is best for trains heading towards Glasgow. In the morning, this will be from the Glasgow-bound platform and in the afternoon from the other. When the Maryhill service is extended to Anniesland, photos of units on this will probably be best in the afternoon. The line north of the station is lined with trees so gives quite a good backdrop for the morning shot. The girder bridge at the southern end of the platform is of interest but usually looking into the sun.


General views - All photographs © Mark Bearton unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north


Fig 1 - Looking north


Fig 2 - Looking north


Fig 2 - Looking north


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