Morar

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Morar (1901-)

Station code: MRR National Rail ScotRail
Where: Highland, Scotland
Opened on the Mallaig Extension (West Highland Railway).
Open on the West Highland Line.

Description

This is a single platform station which retains its single storey station building. To the immediate south is a level crossing.

There was a siding at the north end, now removed.

36.59 miles from Banavie Junction [2nd].

Local

The Morar Hotel is just to the north of the level crossing near the station.

The Traigh Golf Course , the most westerly on mainland Britain and with the small isles as a backdrop, is about two and a half miles to the south.

Morar is well known for its sandy beaches, these can be found stretching north from Arisaig to Mallaig.
Visit Scotland - Silver Sands of Morar

Tags

Station

External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
07/11/2019




Nearby stations
Mallaig
Arisaig
Beasdale
Lochailort
Lech-a-vuie Platform
Glenfinnan
Locheilside
Kyle of Lochalsh
Duirinish
Loch Eil Outward Bound
Plockton
Duncraig
Corpach
Stromeferry
Fort William [1st]
Morar Viaduct
Mallaig Shed
Larichmore Viaduct
Borrodale Viaduct
Borrodale Tunnel
Beasdale No 119 Tunnel
Beasdale No 118 Tunnel
Tourist/other
Glasnacardoch Bay
Traigh Golf Course
Mallaig Pier
Arisaig Slip
Stoul
Easter Stoul
Arisaig House
The Prince's Cairn
Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.


Many uses for a former station building


Since being an office and waiting room the station building has seen a variety of uses, including as a bakery.


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