Plockton railway station

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Plockton National Rail
Scottish Gaelic: Am Ploc
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Plockton station
Location
Place Plockton
Local authority Highland
Coordinates 57°20′01″N 5°39′57″W / 57.3336°N 5.6659°W / 57.3336; -5.6659Coordinates: 57°20′01″N 5°39′57″W / 57.3336°N 5.6659°W / 57.3336; -5.6659
Grid reference NG794329
Operations
Station code PLK
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 Increase 13,038
2012/13 Decrease 12,886
2013/14 Increase 13,876
2014/15 Decrease 12,826
2015/16 Decrease 11,574
History
Original company Highland Railway
Pre-grouping Highland Railway
Post-grouping LMSR
2 November 1897[1] Opened
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Plockton from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Plockton railway station is a railway station on the Kyle of Lochalsh Line, serving the village of Plockton in the Highlands, north-west Scotland. The station is now unstaffed.

The station building was built by the Highland Railway, and designed by engineer Murdoch Paterson. It was B-listed by Historic Scotland in 1986.[2] The building was occupied by a restaurant named "Off The Rails" however it is no longer in business as a restaurant. The building was completely renovated during 2009/2010 and is now a privately owned self-catering holiday cottage.

Services[edit]

Four trains each way call on weekdays/Saturdays and one each all year on Sundays, plus a second from May to late September only.[3]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Duncraig   Abellio ScotRail
Kyle of Lochalsh Line
  Duirinish

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butt 1995, p. 186.
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ GB eNRT May 2016 Edition, Table 239

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.