Brora railway station

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Brora National Rail
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Location
Place Brora
Local authority Highland
Coordinates 58°00′47″N 3°51′08″W / 58.0131°N 3.8523°W / 58.0131; -3.8523Coordinates: 58°00′47″N 3°51′08″W / 58.0131°N 3.8523°W / 58.0131; -3.8523
Grid reference NC906041
Operations
Station code BRA
Managed by Abellio ScotRail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Decrease 5,162
2012/13 Increase 5,556
2013/14 Increase 6,380
2014/15 Decrease 5,616
2015/16 Decrease 5,524
History
Original company Duke of Sutherland's Railway
Pre-grouping Highland Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
19 June 1871[1] Opened
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Brora from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Brora railway station is a railway station serving the small town of Brora in the Highland council area of Scotland. The station is on the Far North Line. The station was staffed from 1872 to 1992. The former station buildings are now unused. A passing loop remains in use at the station, though the points work automatically and all movements are supervised from the signalling centre at Inverness using the RETB signalling system.

Services[edit]

There are four departures each weekday & Saturday and one each way on a Sunday.[2] Trains run northbound to Wick via Thurso and southbound to Lairg, Dingwall and Inverness.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butt 1995, p. 46.
  2. ^ Table 239 National Rail timetable, May 2016.
Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Dunrobin Castle   Abellio ScotRail
Far North Line
  Helmsdale

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.