Killin Railway

Introduction

This line is closed.






Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

This was a three platform station with two platforms and a loop on the mainline, the up platform being an island the outer face of which chiefly served the Killin Railway and had a loop. Trains from the main line could access the branch platform line and loop from either end.
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Callander and Oban Railway
Looking west about a mile short of Killin Junction on 14 May 2008, with logging activity taking place in the surrounding area and this site being used ...
John Furnevel 14/05/2008
Class 5MT 45358 on up train at Killin Junction in 1961. ...
David Murray-Smith 20/03/1961
Ambling down to the former Killin Junction station on the 'mainline'. The Killin Railway is below. ...
Ewan Crawford 19/08/2017
The overgrown island platform is all that remains of Killin Junction Station. ...
John Gray 23/07/2008
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This disused single track viaduct crosses the River Dochart in Killin, just south of the former Killin [2nd].
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The trackbed over the Dochart viaduct viewed towards Killin station. Deer fencing has been fitted on both sides as the walls are very low. The line ...
Mark Bartlett 29/05/2008
A lot more trees have grown since my hero Derek Cross photographed the Killin branch train on the Dochart Viaduct but it is still possible to see this ...
Mark Bartlett 29/05/2008
Crumbling refuge and parapet on Dochart Viaduct, now protected by a deer fence, with the view downstream towards Loch Tay. The refuges, built out ...
Mark Bartlett 29/05/2008
The famous viaduct across the River Dochart on the Killin branch. ...
John Gray 23/07/2008
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This was a single platform station, the platform on the west (village) side of the runining line. There was a station building of a style found elsewhere on the Caledonian Railway system.
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View towards Loch Tay with Class 2P 55204 on train at Killin with camping coach in siding. ...
David Murray-Smith 20/03/1961
Killin looking to Loch Tay in 1961. ...
David Murray-Smith 20/03/1961
The station site at Killin is slowly changing. The council has now erected a large shed in their depot in the old goods yard and the trees alongside ...
Mark Bartlett 02/08/2018
2P 55204 gravity shunting the single coach at Killin in 1961. ...
David Murray-Smith 20/03/1961
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This is a disused three span girder bridge just north of the site of Killin [2nd] station crossing. Originally this was a nine span timber bridge due to the marshy conditions.
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A view back over the River Lochay bridge towards Killin station site and up the hill towards the Dochart viaduct. The goods yard entrance (now the ...
Mark Bartlett 29/05/2008
Although now closed for almost fifty years there are still several places on the Killin branch trackbed where the old sleepers can be seen, embedded ...
Mark Bartlett 04/07/2011
The railway bridge over the River Lochay looking towards Loch Tay. This bridge can just be seen in the 1963 picture No.6552 immediately beyond the ...
Mark Bartlett 29/05/2008
A picture of the bridge which carried the railway across the River Lochay just east of Killin station site on its way to Loch Tay. ...
John Gray 23/07/2008
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This was a single platform station with a rounding loop. It was the terminus of the Killin Railway built alongside a pier at the west end of Loch Tay.
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Loch Tay station, looking east towards the site of the engine shed in 1985.
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Bill Roberton //1985
43 years after final closure in 1965 several wooden sleepers still sit in the ash ballast trackbed that is now a footpath from Killin to Loch Tay. ...
Mark Bartlett 29/05/2008
Surviving telegraph pole alongside the trackbed and identical to that seen in picture 16399. Apart from occasional specials this section of track was ...
Mark Bartlett 29/05/2008
Near the Loch Tay terminus of the Killin Branch, erosion has revealed the stone block construction of the railway embankment/trackbed where it runs ...
Mark Bartlett 04/07/2011
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2P 55204 on shed Loch Tay in 1961. ...
David Murray-Smith 20/03/1961
The locomotive shed at Loch Tay, photographed on the snowy afternoon of 12 April 1963, the occasion of the visit to the branch by the SLS/BLS ...
R Sillitto/A Renfrew Collection (Courtesy Bruce McCartney) 12/04/1963
View from the Hydro powerstation (left) looking over the house located on the site of Loch Tay shed and towards Killin in February 2011. The station ...
Ewan Crawford /02/2011
BR standard class 4 no 80126 in the single road wooden locomotive shed at Loch Tay in February 1964. Passenger services on the branch were cut back to ...
Robin Barbour Collection (Courtesy Bruce McCartney) 01/02/1964
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