Barcaldine railway station

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Barcaldine
Location
Place Barcaldine
Area Argyll and Bute
Coordinates 56°31′44″N 5°18′47″W / 56.529°N 5.313°W / 56.529; -5.313Coordinates: 56°31′44″N 5°18′47″W / 56.529°N 5.313°W / 56.529; -5.313
Operations
Original company Callander and Oban Railway
Ballachulish Branch
Pre-grouping Callander and Oban Railway operated by Caledonian Railway
Post-grouping LMS
Platforms 1
History
July 1914 Opened
25 May 1953 Closed
24 August 1953 Re-opened
28 March 1966 Closed[1]
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Barcaldine was a railway station located in Barcaldine, Argyll and Bute, near the southern shore of Loch Creran.

History[edit]

The station opened to passengers in 1914. It comprised a single platform on the east side of the line. A siding was installed at the same time, to the south of the platform.

The station closed in 1966,[1] when the Ballachulish Branch of the Callander and Oban Railway was closed.

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Benderloch
Line and station closed
  Callander and Oban Railway
Ballachulish Branch

Caledonian Railway
  Creagan
Line and station closed

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Butt (1995)

Sources[edit]

  • Jowett, Alan (March 1989). Jowett's Railway Atlas of Great Britain and Ireland: From Pre-Grouping to the Present Day (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-086-0. OCLC 22311137.