Dunblane, Doune and Callander Railway

Introduction

This railway is closed. A short section remains in place to the north of Dunblane station for use as a reversing spur, often with a track maintenance machine parked in it. The line was double track to Doune from Dunblane having been originally single track. Before closure the line reverted to single track.






Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

This is a three platform station. Dunblane is both a through station for services running north to Perth and a terminus for local services from Glasgow Queen Street, Edinburgh Waverley and Newcraighall.
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170402 about to spring into action with the 1058 service to Edinburgh. ...
Colin McDonald 23/03/2018
Stirling, Dunblane and Alloa (SDA) electrification information poster displayed at Dunblane in December 2018.
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John Yellowlees 09/12/2018
A close up of the memorial plaque for James Palmer Huffam VC, on the forecourt at Dunblane station. It faces Inchallan House, where he was born on ...
David Prescott 31/08/2018
An Edinburgh service pulls out of Dunblane after a few minutes wait for the road. The starter signal on the up side is MAS while the down starter is ...
David Panton 18/05/2017

This siding served Springbank Mill, Dunblane. The siding was served from the east.
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This was the intermediate station on the line between Dunblane and Callander [1st]. The original station was a two platform station, later rebuilt as a large island platform with station building, footbridge and platform building with large canopies.
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Looking to Callander from the remains of the rather massive Doune station island platform. Site now occupied with housing. Compare with image 20457. ...
Ewan Crawford //1989
The fireman of Caledonian 123 collects the tablet from the Doune signalman on 12 April 1963. The train is Scottish Rambler No 2 on its way from ...
John Robin 12/04/1963
Looking north in the old station square. The station platform has been demolished and replaced with a housing estate but the station house remains. ...
Ewan Crawford //2005
Looking to Callander at Doune. The entry was to the left with the footbridge overhead and station building on the right. Site now occupied with ...
Ewan Crawford //1989

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A crossing was established at Drumvaich in 1893 as traffic on the Callander and Oban Railway grew. This view looks west from the east end of the loop ...
Ewan Crawford //1988

Junction


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This was a terminus, the end of the line from Dunblane. It was left on a short branch when the line was extended west to, ultimately, Oban through a new Callander Dreadnought station to the west.
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Looking east from Bracklin Road bridge along the course of the Callander & Oban railway on 21 July 2015. To the right, beyond the new house, was the ...
Bill Roberton 21/07/2015