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Written by David Ross - 09 Sep 2004
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Location notes
This location just to the south of the junction where the Mainline from Inverness diverges to either Kyle Of Lochalsh, or Wick and Thurso.
Railway type and traffic
The type of traffic usually found at Dingwall is Class 158s and on freight 66s or the odd class 67.
Environment
The location is situated in the centre of Dingwall which is a quiet highland town.
Road directions
Take the Ullapool Road number A835 at the Tore Roundabout then at the Maryburgh Roundabout take the Dingwall Road number A862. Once in Dingwall turn right after the Shell Filling Station and follow the road round and the station is on your left.

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Dingwall Station map co-ordinates
Parking
You can leave your car at the small station car park which is free. There are also a number of other Car Parks which are not limited and are free.
Public transport
There are 6 trains a day from Inverness for more info visit the Scot Rail website.
Buses run from Inverness every 30 minutes and they depart from The Bus Station. Visit Stage Coach Buses for timetable of the Buses from Inverness to Dingwall and return.

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Amenities
There are toilet facilities at the station but is only open from 07:40 -14:44. There is a Bar on the northbound platform. The nearest Chip Shop is a the top of The High Street. There is also a Wimpy at the bottom of the High Street. There is a Somerfield Supermarket on the High street and Tescos is located on the ring road about 10 minutes walk from the station.
Accommodation
Info on Hotels & Bed and Breakfasts can be found at Visit Scotland.com
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Dingwall Station

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Photographic notes
The station has a number of differenet vantage points along its length. The platforms are staggered so you can get side shots of the passing trains. There is also a foot bridge located at the south end of the main platform with north facing steps. To the south there is a disused good bay that sometimes stores on track plant, there is a platform here too.


General views - All photographs © David Ross unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking south


Fig 1 - Looking south


Fig 2 - Looking south


Fig 2 - Looking south


Fig 3 - Looking south - Photo by Marcus Dawson


Fig 3 - Looking south - <i>Photo by Marcus Dawson</i>


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