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Written by Mark Bearton - 25 Jan 2005
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Location notes
Drumchapel is a suburb of Glasgow on the north-west side of the city.
Railway type and traffic
There is a frequent EMU service on the line, which is served by trains to 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.
Environment
The station is fairly busy and is in a residential area of Glasgow.
Road directions
The station is located on a road heading north from the A82 west of Glasgow City Centre. The railway crosses the road by a bridge, the station is on the right.

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Drumchapel map co-ordinates
Parking
There is a small station car park, failing that you could park on nearby residential roads. This should be safe during the day.
Public transport
There is a regular train service from both Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Central. Ensure you catch a train to Dalmuir, Dumbarton or Helensburgh VIA SINGER. If the first available train is routed via Yoker, catch this to Partick or Hyndland and change. First Bus service 9 operates about every 10 minutes from Glasgow and terminates at the station.

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Amenities
There appears to be few amenities in the immediate area, Drumchapel shops being about a 10 minute walk away.
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Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Drumchapel

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Streetmap links
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Photographic notes
The light here is best for a morning shot of a train entering the station from the west, heading towards Glasgow, framed by the OHLE gantry. The afternoon would tend to favour shots the other way, but these can be shaded as the line enters a tree-lined cutting.


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


Fig 1 - Looking west


Fig 2 - Looking east


Fig 2 - Looking east


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