Tyndrum (Taigh an Droma)
is a small village which has developed as a popular tourist stop with cafes, restaurants, shops, bars, hotel, campsite, bunkhouse and bed and breakfasts. There is also a tourist office. Tyndrum Lower station is an unstaffed halt on the Oban line and is near the village. The West Highland Way long distance footpath passes through Tyndrum.
Gold is mined at Cononish, two miles from the village.
Glasgow - Oban 4 coach summer service train has just left Tyndrum Lower Station and is accelerating towards the Clifton summit (840ft). Cruach Ardrain and Stob Binnein in background.
|On the left the Oban train accelerates from Tyndrum Lower Station on a cold November day.||On the right, 'Topped & Tailed with Black 5 Locos, the Royal Scot' charter approaches the line summit, north of Tyndrum.|