RailwayData | Balmossie Station

Station Usage

In 2022/2023, Balmossie had 834 entries and exits, making it the 2,521st most used, out of 2,575 stations in Great Britain.
It ranked 984th busiest (out of 997), with 24 scheduled services per week.
That's a daily average of 2.28 passengers starting or ending their journey here and 0.67 passengers per service, giving it the 1,606th (out of 1,659) passenger to service ratio.

Service sample data based on scheduled services during the first week of the May 22 timetable.

Usage stats in detail

Standard price entries & exits: 570
Reduced price entries & exits: 96
Season ticket entries & exits: 168
Total entries & exits: 834
Interchanges made between connecting services: 0
Change in usage from 21/22: -338 : -28.84%
A detailed breakdown of passenger journeys between individual stations can be found in our origin/destination matrix pages.

Platform Lengths

1 & 255199Up Platform 1 / Down Platform 2
*VF = Vicki Feet: the unit of measurement for platform lengths, as used in the excellent All The Stations. Conversion rate: YouTube video
Data derived from Network Rail timetable planning rules 2025 (Jan 2024)

Service Patterns

Current Timetables

028Edinburgh, Glasgow & Perth - Dundee - AberdeenMay24
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Usage History

Change between 1997 & 2023: +663 (+387.72%)

Reasons for change:
2007-08 Ignore - Less than 15,000 E&X
2012-13 Reason for increase unclear - station with very low use
2013-14 Very small station (<2,500 entries and exits p.a.)
2018-19 Absolute change in passengers is small
2019-20 Absolute change in passengers is small

Location Details

Location: Balmossie
Station Facility Owner: ScotRail
OS Grid Ref: 348445 731711
Constituency: Dundee East
Local Authority: Angus
NR Region: Scotland
ELR: ECN3 5m ch


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Origin/Destination Matrix

Top 5 jouneys from Balmossie during 2022/2023:
•Dundee (183 journeys)
•Perth (122 journeys)
•Edinburgh (32 journeys)
•Broughty Ferry (16 journeys)
•Arbroath (9 journeys)
Full reports can be created on our dedicataed ODM Pages.

Neighbouring Stations

Below are Balmossie's neighbouring stations, and the distance to them in miles. Click on a station to view details for that location.
Broughty Ferry1.55