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Written by Ryan J Fuller - 04 Sep 2005
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Location notes
A railway station located in the Heart of Scotland and just on the borders between the Highlands and the Trossachs. This is the junctio station where the lines to Fort William/Malliag and Oban divide.
Railway type and traffic
Passenger services (mainly 156 hauled) will appear frequently. The class 67 hauled sleeper service passes through twice a day once in the morning northbound and southbound in the evening. There are frequent charter services to Oban, Fort William and Mallaig that will pass through the station.
There is a limited freight service from the Alcan mills at Fort William which will usually be GBRf 66 hauled.
Midge area - take suitable protection!

The station is located in a quiet town, no problems should be encountered.
Road directions
Simply follow the road signs to Crianlarich and the station is located off the main road when heading north from Glasgow. If you are heading south then the station is off the T junction in the town.

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Crianlarich map co-ordinates
There are 2 car parks on site (1 pay and display charged at 60p).
Public transport
Frequent City link coaches from Edinburgh and a regular train service from Glasgow Queen street.

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There is a tea room on the platform which is highly recommended. Great breakfasts! There are unisex toilets on the platform itself. A local shop serves the area.
There are 14 Bed and Breakfasts, 2 Youth hostels and 1 hotel in Crianlarich.
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
It might be necessary to adjust the time to suit your visit, this link should open with the current day.

Googly map
Streetmap links
Crianlarich general view map
Crianlarich close up map

Windows Local Live Link - image quality may vary

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Photographic notes
All trains have to stop at the station for a token exchange. There are vantage points at the platfrom ends and from the road way opposite the station.

General views - All photographs © Ryan J Fuller unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north

Fig 1 - Looking north

Fig 2 - Looking south

Fig 2 - Looking south

Fig 3 - Looking east

Fig 3 - Looking east

The departmental shed.

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