Achanalt railway station

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Achanalt National Rail
Scottish Gaelic: Achan nan Allt
Achanalt
Location
Place Achanalt
Local authority Highland
Coordinates 57°36′35″N 4°54′49″W / 57.6096°N 4.9135°W / 57.6096; -4.9135Coordinates: 57°36′35″N 4°54′49″W / 57.6096°N 4.9135°W / 57.6096; -4.9135
Grid reference NH260614
Operations
Station code AAT
Managed by First ScotRail
Number of platforms 1
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  192
2005/06 Increase 198
2006/07 Decrease 173
2007/08 Increase 208
2008/09 Increase 230
2009/10 Decrease 202
2010/11 Decrease 200
2011/12 Decrease 162
2012/13 Increase 164
History
Original company Dingwall and Skye Railway
Pre-grouping Highland Railway
Post-grouping LMSR
19 August 1870[1] Station opened
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Achanalt from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Achanalt railway station is a remote railway station on the Kyle of Lochalsh Line, serving the village of Achanalt in the north of Scotland. There are four trains a day in each direction (one on Sundays) stopping on request, connecting Achanalt with all stations between Inverness and Kyle of Lochalsh.

History[edit]

The station was opened by the Dingwall and Skye Railway, but operated from the outset by the Highland Railway. Taken into the London, Midland and Scottish Railway during the Grouping of 1923, the line then passed on to the Scottish Region of British Railways on nationalisation in 1948.

When Sectorisation was introduced, the station became part of ScotRail until the Privatisation of British Railways.

Service[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Lochluichart   First ScotRail
Kyle of Lochalsh Line
  Achnasheen
Historical railways
Lochluichart (Old)
Line open; Station closed
  Dingwall and Skye Railway
Highland Railway
  Achnasheen
Line and Station open

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Butt (1995)

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