Lairg railway station
|Scottish Gaelic: Luirg|
The view northward in 2009
|Managed by||Abellio ScotRail|
|Number of platforms||2|
|Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Original company||Sutherland Railway|
|28 July 1874||Open|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Lairg from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
|UK Railways portal|
Until April 2009 the station provided an interchange point for postbus services to the remote communities of Durness, Kinlochbervie and Tongue, Highland. Following considerable local opposition to the cancellation of the services they have now been replaced by temporary services operated, under contract from the Highland Council, by Stagecoach plc. The future of the services has yet to be determined.
Highland Rail Partnership is based in the former booking office.
Four Inverness to Wick via Thurso trains call here each way on weekdays & Saturdays (along with a fifth Inverness departure southbound in the early morning) and a single departure each way on Sundays.
- Table 239 National Rail timetable, May 2016
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
Far North Line
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