Glenfinnan railway station


Glenfinnan railway station is a railway station serving the village of Glenfinnan in the Highland council area of Scotland. It is on the West Highland Line. Glenfinnan Viaduct is about one kilometre to the east of the station.HistoryGlenfinnan station opened on 1 April 1901. The station has two platforms, one on either side of a crossing loop. There are sidings on the south side of the station.The station was extensively refurbished in summer 2007.ServicesGlenfinnan is visited by "The Jacobite" steam trains in summer, and regular trains throughout the year. There are four trains per day to and three to Glasgow Queen Street (High Level) plus a fourth to that connects with the overnight Caledonian Sleeper to London Euston on weekdays. On Sundays there are three trains per day each way in summer, but just one in winter.SignallingFrom its opening in 1901 the Mallaig Extension Railway was worked throughout by the electric token system. Glenfinnan signal box, which had 15 levers, was at the east end of the Down platform, on the south side of the line.On 13 November 1983, the method of working from Glenfinnan to became One Train Working (with train staff). Electric token block was reinstated to on 29 April 1984, but One Train Working continued to be used when Arisaig token station was switched out. The Arisaig - Mallaig train staff would then be padlocked to the Glenfinnan - Arisaig key token.


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