Strathyre railway station

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Strathyre
Location
Place Strathyre
Area Stirling (district)
Coordinates 56°19′25″N 4°19′48″W / 56.3236°N 4.3300°W / 56.3236; -4.3300Coordinates: 56°19′25″N 4°19′48″W / 56.3236°N 4.3300°W / 56.3236; -4.3300
Operations
Original company Callander and Oban Railway
Pre-grouping Callander and Oban Railway operated by Caledonian Railway
Platforms 2
History
1 June 1870 Opened
27 September 1965 Effective closure date
5 November 1965 Official closure date
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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170433 at Edinburgh Waverley.JPG UK Railways portal

Strathyre was a railway station located at the head of Loch Lubnaig, Stirling, in Strathyre.

History[edit]

This station opened on 1 June 1870 along with the first section of the Callander and Oban Railway, between Callander and Glenoglehead (originally named 'Killin').[1]

The station was laid out with two platforms, one on either side of a crossing loop. There were sidings on the east side of the station.

Final closure came on 27 September 1965 following a landslide in Glen Ogle.[citation needed]

Signalling[edit]

Strathyre signal box, which replaced the original box on 13 May 1890, was located on the Up platform, on the east side of the railway. It had 12 levers.[2]


Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Callander   Callander and Oban Railway   Kingshouse

References[edit]

  1. ^ Strathyre. CityofStirling.com. Accessed April 11, 2012.
  2. ^ Photographs of Strathyre. RAILSCOT. Accessed April 11, 2012.