Rhu

Location type

Station


Names and dates

Row (1894-1927)
Rhu (1927-1956)
Rhu (1960-1964)

Opened on the West Highland Railway.


Description

This was a two platform station, more typical of the stations on the northern section of the line.

There was a goods yard so the south of the line, approached from the west.

The loop here had a chequered history, it opened with the line and the box closed in 1921. A new loop extended further west opened during the Second World War, in 1941, but the box closed in 1950.

The surviving platforms are in concrete. Station buildings have not survived and the track has been slewed for a straighter alignment which serves neither platform.


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Station





Books

Dates

07/08/1894[West Highland Railway]
Public opening from Fort William to Craigendoran. Stations opened at Craigendoran Upper, Helensburgh Upper, Row, Garelochhead, Arrochar and Tarbet, Ardlui, Crianlarich, Tyndrum [WHR], Bridge of Orchy, Gortan (private), Rannoch, Corrour (private), Inverlair, Roy Bridge, Spean Bridge and Fort William [1st].