The West Highland Map

The West Highland Lines pass through Scotland’s first national park and a vast area of the West Highlands with world renowned beauty. The lines’ destinations in Oban, Fort William, and Mallaig are among the most popular tourist locations in Scotland, and are the principal economic centres for the region. The Fort William – Mallaig line has achieved worldwide coverage through the Harry Potter films and Jacobite steam train.

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West Highland Railway

Garelochhead Arrochar and Tarbet Helensburgh Upper Glasgow Queen Street Ardlui Crianlarich Upper Tyndrum Tyndrum Lower Dalmally Loch Awe Falls of Cruachan Taynuilt Connel Ferry Oban Bridge of Orchy Rannoch Corrour Tulloch Roy Bridge Spean Bridge Banavie Fort William Corpach Loch Eil Outward Bound Locheilside Glenfinnan Lochailort Beasdale Arisaig Morar Mallaig

The 180* miles of the West Highland Lines pass through the most challenging and varied geography in Britain. For details of the Line Gradients click Glasgow Queen Street – Bridge of Orchy and Bridge of Orchy – Mallaig for the Glasgow to Fort William/Mallaig line and Oban for the line to Oban from Crianlarich.
*Although the journeys commence at Glasgow Queen Street, the original West Highland Line starts at Craigendoran, 23 miles west of Glasgow, where it branches from the Glasgow – Helensburgh line, and runs for a further 100 miles to Fort William. The Mallaig extension adds a further 40 miles between Fort William and Mallaig.
The Oban line leaves the West Highland line at Crianlarich (ref above map) and travels 40 miles from there to Oban.

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