Locheilside railway station

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Locheilside National Rail
Scottish Gaelic: Taobh Loch Iall[1]
Locheilside.jpg
Location
PlaceLoch Eil
Local authorityHighland
Coordinates56°51′22″N 5°17′25″W / 56.8560°N 5.2903°W / 56.8560; -5.2903Coordinates: 56°51′22″N 5°17′25″W / 56.8560°N 5.2903°W / 56.8560; -5.2903
Grid referenceNM994786
Operations
Station codeLCS
Managed byAbellio ScotRail
Number of platforms1
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2013/14Increase 588
2014/15Decrease 530
2015/16Decrease 492
2016/17Decrease 372
2017/18Decrease 300
History
Original companyMallaig Extension Railway of West Highland Railway
Pre-groupingNorth British Railway
Post-groupingLNER
1 April 1901Station opened[2]
National RailUK railway stations
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Locheilside from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.

Locheilside railway station is a railway station on the northern shore of Loch Eil in the Highland Council Area of Scotland. This station is on the West Highland Line. Locheilside operates on a request stop basis.

Services[edit]

Four services call here each way on weekdays & Saturdays and two or three each way (depending on the time of year) on Sundays. These are mostly through trains between Mallaig & Glasgow Queen Street, through one each way only runs between Mallaig & Fort William.[3]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Loch Eil Outward Bound   Abellio ScotRail
West Highland Line
  Glenfinnan
  Historical railways  
Corpach
Line and Station open
  North British Railway
Mallaig Extension Railway of West Highland Railway
  Glenfinnan
Line and Station open

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Brailsford 2017, Gaelic/English Station Index.
  2. ^ Butt (1995)
  3. ^ Table 227 National Rail timetable, May 2016

Sources[edit]

  • Brailsford, Martyn, ed. (December 2017) [1987]. Railway Track Diagrams 1: Scotland & Isle of Man (6th ed.). Frome: Trackmaps. ISBN 978-0-9549866-9-8.
  • 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.
  • Jowett, Alan (2000). Jowett's Nationalised Railway Atlas (1st ed.). Penryn, Cornwall: Atlantic Transport Publishers. ISBN 978-0-906899-99-1. OCLC 228266687.

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