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Locheilside railway station is a request stop on the north shore of Loch Eil, west of Fort William. Built in 1901, it is one of the most remote trains stations in the UK and sees only around 400 passengers each year. Four trains run to Mallaig and Fort William daily, taking around an hour and 25 minutes respectively. Four trains run to Glasgow and Oban taking around four hours and 19 minutes each way.  

Locheilside station is on the West Highland Line, which provides access to the remote west coast of ScotlandFrom Oban, it is possible to access the Western IslesThe station is also convenient for the A830 that leads to the Cairngorms National Park, along which there are stunning views. 

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Station details & facilities

Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
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Web kioskUnavailable
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Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces6
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes
Level over rough path to single platform
Ramps for train accessUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

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Departures and arrivals from Locheilside

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Locheilside station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Glasgow Queen StreetScotRail07:001On time
to MallaigScotRail12:341On time
to Fort WilliamScotRail19:121On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from MallaigScotRail07:001On time
from Glasgow Queen StreetScotRail12:341On time
from MallaigScotRail19:121On time
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