Morar railway station

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Morar National Rail
Scottish Gaelic: Mòrar[1]
Morar station.jpg
Morar railway station, looking towards the level crossing and Arisaig
Location
PlaceMorar
Local authorityHighland
Coordinates56°58′08″N 5°49′20″W / 56.9690°N 5.8222°W / 56.9690; -5.8222Coordinates: 56°58′08″N 5°49′20″W / 56.9690°N 5.8222°W / 56.9690; -5.8222
Grid referenceNM677929
Operations
Station codeMRR
Managed byAbellio ScotRail
Number of platforms1
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2013/14Decrease 4,626
2014/15Decrease 4,312
2015/16Increase 4,332
2016/17Increase 4,576
2017/18Increase 4,996
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 Morar from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.

Morar railway station is a railway station serving the village of Morar in the Highland region of Scotland. This station is on the West Highland Line.

History[edit]

In 1960, the station was allocated a camping coach converted from a Pullman car, which was fitted with a full kitchen, two sleeping compartments and a room with two single beds.[3]

Services[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Arisaig   Abellio ScotRail
West Highland Line
  Mallaig
  Historical railways  
Arisaig
Line and Station open
  North British Railway
Mallaig Extension Railway of West Highland Railway
  Mallaig
Line and Station open

Station building[edit]

The station building is used by West Word.[4]

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Brailsford 2017, Gaelic/English Station Index.
  2. ^ Butt (1995)
  3. ^ "Pullman Cars as Camping Coaches". Railway Magazine. 107 (711): 449–450. July 1960.
  4. ^ "WEST WORD: Community paper for Mallaig, Morar, Arisaig, Lochailort, Glenfinnan, Glenuig, Knoydart and the Small Isles".

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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