Mallaig Extension Railway

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Mallaig Extension Railway
Dates of operation 1 April 1901 – 21 December 1908
Successor North British Railway
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Mallaig
Morar
Arisaig
Beasdale
Lochailort
Glenfinnan
Locheilside
Loch Eil Outward Bound
Corpach
Banavie
Banavie Pier(WHR)
Banavie Junction (New)
West Highland Railway

The Mallaig Extension Railway is a railway line in Highland, Scotland. It runs from Banavie Junction (New) on the Banavie Pier branch of the West Highland Railway to Mallaig. The previous "Banavie Junction" closer to Fort William was renamed "Mallaig Junction" upon opening of the Mallaig Extension Railway. The line is still open as part of the West Highland Line.

Opening[edit]

The railway received Royal Assent in 31 July 1894. The line opened on 1 April 1901. It is famous for the concrete structures built along the line by Robert (Concrete Bob) McAlpine, the most notable of which is Glenfinnan Viaduct.

Connections to other lines[edit]

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