Whether it’s the inbuilt museum or the opportunity to catch a steam train along the same tracks the Hogwarts express rode, Glenfinnan train station is nothing short of an experience. The station is still fully functioning with daily services available to Glasgow Queen Street and Mallaig. The added extras of the museum and Dining car means you can find yourself spending much more time than just waiting for a train. First built in 1901 Glenfinnan train station sits on the West Highland Line between Locheilside station and Lochailort station. The station offers daily services to Glasgow Queen Street, from Monday through to Saturday
there are three trains available, the Sunday service drops to two, the fastest journey time for this route is 4 hours 25 minutes. Heading in the opposite direction you can get to Mallaig station, with four trains stopping daily at Glenfinnan and two on a Sunday, this journey will take you around 48 minutes. Facilities at Glenfinnan include a station car park and waiting rooms on both platforms. There is no ticket office or ticket machine available. A barrow crossing connects the two platforms. Step-free access is available to platform 1, although assistance is advised when using the barrow crossing.
If you want to experience a little magic from Glenfinnan train station, the Jacobite is a steam train runs from Fort William through to Mallaig, crossing the Glenfinnan Viaduct. The viaduct will be recognisable to Harry Potter fans as the route the Hogwarts Express takes in many of the films.
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