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 William – Mallaig train leaving Banavie station, where it immediately crosses the Caledonian Canal via a swing bridge.

A view from the lower locks of ‘Neptune’s Staircase’ as the Mallaig service train crosses the canal swing bridge.

The upper basin, Caledonian Canal, Corpach. Beyond Ben Nevis and the mountain on the left, Aonach Mor.