>Lochailort is a request stop serving the small village at the head of Loch Ailort. It sits at the junction of the road to Mallaig and the A861 to Salen and Strontian. The station is modest. Just a platform and a very small shelter. In the above picture the ‘Jacobite’…

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Click Here Glenfinnan (Gleann Fhionnainn) is the stop for the iconic “Harry Potter” viaduct, and the Glenfinnan Monument to highlanders who followed Bonnie Prince Charlie in the 1745 Jacobite campaign. There are two hotels with restaurants in the village. The National Trust centre with the Glenfinnan Monument is located 1…

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Locheilside is a request stop serving scattered houses in the Loch Eil area. The area is very attractive with great views across Loch Eil. Unfortunately, from the station the view is obscured by the line side trees. Because of the small local population and limited opportunities for tourists this station has a…

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Loch Eil Outward Bound

>Loch Eil (Loch Iall) Outward Bound station opened in 1985 to serve the adjacent Outward Bound Trust, Loch Eil Centre. The centre is located above the loch in a former shooting lodge and offers a wide range of outdoor adventure activities and skills training in walking, climbing and canoeing. Use…

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Corpach (A’ Chorpaich) is a large village near Fort William. The village is virtually a suburb of Fort William and is located at the narrow sea connection between Loch Linnhe and Loch Eil. It is also located at the southern end of the Caledonian Canal which crosses Scotland, via the…

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Banavie (Banbhaidh) station is adjacent to Neptune’s Staircase, a set of locks on the Caledonian Canal which crosses Scotland linking Loch Linnhe and the Atlantic Coast of Scotland with Inverness and the North Sea via Loch Ness. There is a hotel with bar/restaurant near the station. Picture shows the 08.30 Fort…

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Fort William

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    Click Here Fort William (An Gearasden) is the largest town in the Highlands, second only to the City of Inverness in size. The town justifiably lives up to its claim to be the outdoor capital of the UK as a result of its location at the head of…

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Spean Bridge

Spean Bridge (Drochaid an Aonachain) is a major village with hotels, bars, restaurants, and shops. The nearby Commando Monument commemorates the commandos who were trained in the area between 1942 and 1945. The village also stands at the junction where the A86 road to Kingussie and Aviemore meets the A82…

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Roy Bridge

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Roy Bridge is located about 5miles west of Tulloch Station and 3 miles east of Spean Bridge. The village sits at the point where the River Roy joins the River Spean and gets its name from the bridge built across the River Roy. Roybridge is conveniently located to takie advantage…

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Tulloch (An Tulach) is a wayside station near the end of Loch Treig, which is the source of hydro power for the Fort William aluminium smelter. The station building has been adapted for use as a bunkhouse. Tulloch Station in summer. Scotrail, Glasgow Queen Street train from Mallaig and Fort…

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