Faslane Platform

Location type


Name and dates

Faslane Platform (1940-1950)

Opened on the West Highland Railway.


This was a single platform halt. It was built in connection with the nearby Faslane Military Port. The halt was also used to facilitate the transport prisoners of war to Inveruglas which was a halt for the Loch Sloy Hydroscheme (construction of Inveruglas Power Station and Loch Sloy Dam). There was a hutted encampment of Nissen Huts at the Stuckenduff Farm by the halt. A train for the hydroscheme works would leave here with prisoners and pick up civilian workers at Arrochar and Tarbet before continuing north to drop them off at Inveruglas or Glen Falloch Halt.

The location was high above the port. It closed with completion of the works.

Proposals exist to open a new station at Faslane. This site or the former station at Shandon could be used.



Nearby stations
Faslane Port
Helensburgh Upper
Helensburgh Central
Helensburgh Ticket Platform
Craigendoran Pier
Craigendoran Upper
Whistlefield Halt
Fort Matilda
Greenock Princes Pier [2nd]
Greenock Princes Pier [1st]
Faslane Junction
Faslane Junction Yard
Hattonburn Yard
Timbacraft Yard
Shandon Pier
Blairvadach House
Shandon House
Gare Loch
Shandon Castle
Barremman Pier
Laigh Balernock Level Crossing
West Shandon House
Henry Bell^s Grave
Glenarn Gardens
Rhu Lighthouse
Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.

Chronology Dates

26/08/1945West Highland Railway
Faslane Platform opened, for moving prisoners of war to the halts at Inveruglas and Glen Falloch Platform in connection with the building of the Loch Sloy Hydro Electric scheme, Loch Sloy Power Station.


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