Loch Eil Outward Bound railway station

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Loch Eil Outward Bound National Rail
Scottish Gaelic: Loch Iall
Loch Eil Outward Bound1.jpg
Location
Place Loch Eil
Local authority Highland
Coordinates 56°51′19″N 5°11′34″W / 56.8554°N 5.1929°W / 56.8554; -5.1929Coordinates: 56°51′19″N 5°11′34″W / 56.8554°N 5.1929°W / 56.8554; -5.1929
Grid reference NN054783
Operations
Station code LHE
Managed by Abellio ScotRail
Number of platforms 1
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Decrease 722
2012/13 Decrease 578
2013/14 Decrease 522
2014/15 Increase 632
2015/16 Decrease 478
History
May 1985 Station opened
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Loch Eil Outward Bound from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Loch Eil Outward Bound railway station is a railway station on the northern bank of Loch Eil in the Highland region of Scotland. This station is on the West Highland Line. Its name refers to the nearby Outward Bound centre that the station was built to serve.

History[edit]

This station opened by British Rail in May 1985. It comprises a single platform on the north side of the railway.

Signalling[edit]

On 6 December 1987, the station became a Token Exchange Point when the Radio Electronic Token Block (RETB) system was commissioned by British Rail between Mallaig Junction (now called 'Fort William Junction') and Mallaig. The RETB is controlled from a Signalling Centre at Banavie railway station.

The Train Protection & Warning System was installed in 2003.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Corpach   Abellio ScotRail
West Highland Line
  Locheilside