Location type


Name and dates

Craignure (1983-2011)

Station code: CRU National Rail
Opened on the Isle of Mull Railway.


This was a three platform terminus, the northern station of the 260 mm gauge line to Torosay Castle. The western platform was usually in use, this had the ticket office. The three lines were looped and terminated at the north end with the turntable.

The station was a short walk from Craignure Pier.

The line opened in 1983 and closed in 2011 and track was lifted shortly afterwards.


Station terminus

External links

NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67

Nearby stations
Torosay Castle
Oban Ticket Platform
North Connel
Connel Ferry
Barcaldine Halt
Falls of Cruachan
Ballachulish Ferry
Tarmstedt Loop
Torosay Shed
Lochaline Sand Mine
Kerrera Seaplane Base
Craignure Pier
Torosay Castle [House]
Duart Castle
Glas Eileanan Lighthouse
Black^s Memorial Lighthouse
Lady^s Rock Lighthouse
Lismore Lighthouse
Fishnish Pier
Lochaline Pier
Hutcheson^s Monument
Achnacroish Pier
Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.

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