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 Coatbridge Central 

Station Usage

In 2022/2023, Coatbridge Central had 34,102 entries and exits, making it the 2,072nd most used, out of 2,575 stations in Great Britain.
2072/2575
It ranked 848th busiest (out of 997), with 210 scheduled services per week.
848/997
That's a daily average of 93.43 passengers starting or ending their journey here and 3.12 passengers per service, giving it the 1,407th (out of 1,659) passenger to service ratio.
1407/1659

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

Usage stats in detail

Standard price entries & exits: 13,766
Reduced price entries & exits: 16,494
Season ticket entries & exits: 3,842
Total entries & exits: 34,102
Interchanges made between connecting services: 0
Change in usage from 21/22: +11,122 : 48.40%
A detailed breakdown of passenger journeys between individual stations can be found in our origin/destination matrix pages.

Platform Lengths

Plat.MetresVF*Notes
1134487Down Platform
2134487Up Platform
*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

TableDescriptionTimetable
036BGlasgow - Rutherglen - Whifflett - Motherwell - CumbernauldMay24
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Usage History


Change between 1997 & 2023:-10,260 (-23.13%)

Reasons for change:
2001-02 Trend - going down
2008-09 PTE Urban Area Station
2011-12 Cause of large increase not clear
2016-17 Continued increase after electrification and timetable change in December 2014

Location Details

Location: Coatbridge Central
CRS: CBC / NLC: 9747 / TIPLOC(S): COATBDC
Station Facility Owner: ScotRail
OS Grid Ref: 272918 665149
Constituency: Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Local Authority: North Lanarkshire
NR Region: Scotland
PTE: Strathclyde
ELR: SCM3 94m 62ch
This station is part of the Strathclyde PTE

Fares

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Origin/Destination Matrix

Top 5 jouneys from Coatbridge Central during 2022/2023:
•Motherwell (5,789 journeys)
•Cumbernauld (3,396 journeys)
•Hamilton Central (1,454 journeys)
•Greenfaulds (983 journeys)
•Glasgow Central (712 journeys)
Full reports can be created on our dedicataed ODM Pages.

Neighbouring Stations

Below are Coatbridge Central's neighbouring stations, and the distance to them in miles. Click on a station to view details for that location.
StationMiles
Greenfaulds5.45
Whifflet0.75