|Location||Dumbarton, West Dunbartonshire|
|Managed by||Abellio ScotRail|
|Original company||Lanarkshire and Dunbartonshire Railway|
|1 October 1896||Opened|
Passenger statistics from the Office of Rail and Road
Dumbarton East railway station serves the town of Dumbarton in the West Dunbartonshire region of Scotland. The station is managed by Abellio ScotRail and is served by trains on the North Clyde Line, 15 miles (24 km) west of Glasgow Queen Street.
Unlike the majority of the North Clyde line stations, this is an island platform, betraying its Lanarkshire and Dunbartonshire Railway origins. At the time of electrification by British Railways in 1961, the North British Railway's formation from Bowling was abandoned (except a short spur to serve Bowling Oil Terminal), with a short link line between the North British and Caledonian formations being constructed. The North British formation is regained between Dumbarton East and Dumbarton Central station at the site of the junction between the two railways.
There are now six departures per hour from here in each direction (Mon-Sat). Westbound trains still run to Balloch and Helensburgh Central, but 2tph terminate at Dumbarton Central. Eastbound trains run to Cumbernauld via Clydebank, Airdrie via Singer and Edinburgh Waverley (express via Clydebank). The Sunday service remains the same as in 2008, with 2tph to Edinburgh and 2tph to Glasgow Central and then onward alternately to Larkhall and Motherwell via Whifflet eastbound and 2tph each to Balloch and Helensburgh westbound.
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
|Bowling or Dalmuir||Abellio ScotRail
North Clyde Line
Line partially in use; Station closed
Lanarkshire and Dunbartonshire Railway
Line open; Station open
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