Plockton railway station

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Plockton National Rail
Scottish Gaelic: Am Ploc
Plockton
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 First ScotRail
Number of platforms 1
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  8,934
2005/06 Decrease 7,992
2006/07 Increase 8,295
2007/08 Increase 8,605
2008/09 Increase 9,230
2009/10 Increase 10,716
2010/11 Increase 11,186
History
Original company Highland Railway
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 Regulation 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.

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butt 1995, p. 186.
  2. ^ [1]

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 1-8526-0508-1. OCLC 60251199.