Dalwhinnie railway station

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Dalwhinnie National Rail
Scottish Gaelic: Dail Chuinnidh
Dalwhinnie railway station 1.jpg
Location
Place Dalwhinnie
Local authority Highland
Coordinates 56°56′06″N 4°14′47″W / 56.9351°N 4.2463°W / 56.9351; -4.2463Coordinates: 56°56′06″N 4°14′47″W / 56.9351°N 4.2463°W / 56.9351; -4.2463
Grid reference NN634848
Operations
Station code DLW
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 Increase 1,984
2012/13 Increase 2,172
2013/14 Increase 2,472
2014/15 Decrease 2,460
2015/16 Decrease 2,392
History
Original company Inverness and Perth Junction Railway
Pre-grouping Highland Railway
Post-grouping LMS
9 September 1863[1] Opened
National RailUK railway stations
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Dalwhinnie from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Dalwhinnie railway station is a railway station serving the village of Dalwhinnie, Highland, Scotland. The station is managed by Abellio ScotRail and is on the Highland Main Line.

History[edit]

The station opened in 1863. The station buildings were completed in 1864 by Joseph Mitchell & Company.[2]

Services[edit]

There are five daily departures in each direction on weekdays, to Inverness, Perth, Edinburgh Waverley and Glasgow Queen Street. The Caledonian Sleeper between Inverness and London Euston also calls here (set down only northbound, pickup only southbound). On Sundays, a small number of trains calls between Inverness and Edinburgh.[3]

Preceding station National Rail Following station
Blair Atholl   Abellio ScotRail
Highland Main Line
  Newtonmore
Blair Atholl   Caledonian Sleeper
Highland Caledonian Sleeper
  Newtonmore
Historical railways
Dalnaspidal
Line open; station closed
  Inverness and Perth Junction Railway   Newtonmore
Line and station open

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Butt 1995, p. 76.
  2. ^ The Buildings of Scotland, Highland and Islands. John Gifford. Yale University Press. 1992. ISBN 0-300-09625-9
  3. ^ Table 229 National Rail timetable, May 2016

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. 
  • 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.