Dunrobin Castle railway station

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Dunrobin Castle National Rail
Dunrobin Castle
The station photographed in 1989
Location
Place Dunrobin Castle
Local authority Highland
Coordinates 57°59′09″N 3°56′49″W / 57.9859°N 3.9470°W / 57.9859; -3.9470Coordinates: 57°59′09″N 3°56′49″W / 57.9859°N 3.9470°W / 57.9859; -3.9470
Grid reference NC849012
Operations
Station code DNO
Managed by First ScotRail
Number of platforms 1
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
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Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  299
2005/06 Increase 357
2006/07 Steady 357
2007/08 Increase 423
2008/09 Increase 572
2009/10 Decrease 488
2010/11 Increase 594
2011/12 Increase 626
2012/13 Increase 628
History
Original company Duke of Sutherland's Railway
1 November 1870[1] Opened
19 June 1871[1] Closed
? Reopened
29 January 1965[1] Closed
30 June 1985[1] Reopened
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Dunrobin Castle from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Dunrobin Castle railway station is a railway station serving Dunrobin Castle in the Highland council area of Scotland. The station is on the Far North Line. Many timetables list it as being a "summer only" station, closing in late September.

It was originally a private station for the castle, the seat of the Duke of Sutherland. The Arts and Crafts style waiting room was constructed in 1902, and is a category B listed building.[2] Dunrobin Castle is situated near the village of Golspie.

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Sources[edit]

  • Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1-8526-0508-1. OCLC 60251199. 

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Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Golspie   First ScotRail
Far North Line
  Brora