Ballachulish Ferry railway station

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Ballachulish Ferry
Ballachulish Ferry railway station.jpg
Eastward view towards Ballachulish (Glencoe) in 1961
Location
PlaceSouth Ballachulish
AreaHighland
Coordinates56°41′07″N 5°10′50″W / 56.6854°N 5.1806°W / 56.6854; -5.1806Coordinates: 56°41′07″N 5°10′50″W / 56.6854°N 5.1806°W / 56.6854; -5.1806
Operations
Original companyCallander and Oban Railway
Ballachulish Branch
Pre-groupingCallander and Oban Railway operated by Caledonian Railway
Platforms1
History
24 August 1903Opened[1]
25 May 1953Closed
24 August 1953Re-opened
28 March 1966Closed[1]
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Ballachulish Ferry was a railway station on the south shore at the narrows of Loch Leven at South Ballachulish in Highland region, Scotland.

History[edit]

Ballachulish Ferry station opened on 24 August 1903.[1] It had one platform, on the north side of the line.

The station was opened by the Callander and Oban Railway, which was absorbed into the London, Midland and Scottish Railway during the Grouping of 1923. The station then passed to the Scottish Region of British Railways on nationalisation in 1948 and was closed by the British Railways Board in 1966,[1] when the Ballachulish Branch closed.

Ballachulish Ferry Hotels, photograph by James Valentine, ca. 1870
Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Kentallen
Line and station closed
  Callander and Oban Railway
Ballachulish Branch

Caledonian Railway
  Ballachulish
Line and station closed

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Butt (1995), p.23

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 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199.
  • Fryer, Charles (1989). The Callander and Oban Railway. Oxford: Oakwood Press. ISBN 0-8536-1377-X. OCLC 21870958.