Lech-a-vuie Platform

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Lech-a-vuie Platform (1901-1973)

Opened on the Mallaig Extension (West Highland Railway).

Description

This halt was west of Glenfinnan station, east of Lochailort. It was a private halt used, initially, for shooting parties on the large Lochailort Estate. During the Second World War it was used in connection with the extensive training grounds for soldiers.

The halt was last used in the late 1970s and largely removed. Traces of the base of the platform can be found today.

Local

The head of the Allt Lon a Mhuide, which flows west into Loch Eilt, is to the north west.

The Muidhe, an area with large glaciated slabs of rock, is to the north of the railway and road. The Geological Society - The Muidhe

Tags

Halt platform

External links

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


Books

All Stations to Mallaig!: West Highland Line Since Nationalisation
History of the Railways of the Scottish Highlands: West Highland Railway v. 1

History of the Railways of the Scottish Highlands: West Highland Railway v. 1

Iron Road to the Isles: A Travellers and Tourist Guide to the West Highland Lines

Iron Roads to the Isles: A Travellers and Tourists Souvenir Guide to the West Highland Lines

On West Highland Lines

Railway World Special: West Highland Lines

Rannan Rathad Iarainn nan Eilean =: The West Highland Line
The Mallaig Railway: The West Highland Extension 1897-1901 (RCAHMS Broadsheet)
The Story of the West Highland

The Story of the West Highland: The 1940s LNER Guide to the Line

The West Highland Mallaig Extension in B.R.Days

The West Highland Railway

The West Highland Railway (Railways of the Scottish Highlands)

The West Highland Railway 120 Years

Walks from the West Highland Railway (Cicerone Guide)

West Highland Extension: Great Railway Journeys Through Time

West Highland Railway
West Highland Railway (History of the Railways of the Scottish Highlands v. 1): West Highland Railway v. 1