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Abellio ScotRail, (Rèile na h-Alba), operating services under the name ScotRail, is the national train operating company of Scotland.
Banavie railway station is a railway station on the West Highland Line serving the village of Banavie, although it is much closer to Caol, Scotland.
The Beeching cuts (also Beeching Axe) were a reduction of route network and restructuring of the railways in Great Britain, according to a plan outlined in two reports, The Reshaping of British Railways (1963) and The Development of the Major Railway Trunk Routes (1965), written by Dr Richard Beeching and published by the British Railways Board.
British Railways (BR), which from 1965 traded as British Rail, was the state-owned company that operated most of the rail transport in Great Britain between 1948 and 1997.
The Caledonian Railway (CR) was a major Scottish railway company.
Caledonian Sleeper is the collective name for overnight sleeper train services between London and Scotland, in the United Kingdom.
The Callander and Oban Railway company was built with the intention of linking the sea port of Oban to the railway network.
Crianlarich (A' Chrìon Làraich) is a village in Stirling council area and in the registration county of Perthshire, Scotland, about six miles or 10 km north-east of the head of Loch Lomond.
Euston railway station (also known as London Euston) is a central London railway terminus on Euston Road in the London Borough of Camden, managed by Network Rail.
Fort William (An Gearasdan "The Garrison") is a town in the Scottish Highlands, located on the eastern shore of Loch Linnhe.
Glasgow Queen Street (Sràid na Banrighinn) is a city centre railway terminal in Glasgow, Scotland.
An island platform (also center platform, centre platform) is a station layout arrangement where a single platform is positioned between two tracks within a railway station, tram stop or transitway interchange.
The London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) Class K4 is a class of 2-6-0 steam locomotives designed by Nigel Gresley for the steep grades of the West Highland Line.
The London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) was the second largest (after LMS) of the "Big Four" railway companies created by the Railways Act 1921 in Britain.
Mallaig; (Malaig) is a port in Lochaber, on the west coast of the Highlands of Scotland.
The North British Railway was a British railway company, based in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Oban (An t-Òban in Scottish Gaelic meaning The Little Bay) is a resort town within the Argyll and Bute council area of Scotland.
A passing loop (UK usage) or passing siding (North America) (also called a crossing loop, crossing place or, colloquially, a hole) is a place on a single line railway or tramway, often located at a station, where trains or trams travelling in opposite directions can pass each other.
Radio Electronic Token Block is a system of railway signalling used in the United Kingdom.
Railway signalling is a system used to direct railway traffic and keep trains clear of each other at all times.
In rail terminology, a railway turntable or wheelhouse is a device for turning railway rolling stock, usually locomotives, so that they can be moved back in the direction from which they came.
Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
The Scottish Region (ScR) was one of the six regions created on British Railways (BR) and consisted of ex-London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) and ex-London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) lines in Scotland.
A siding, in rail terminology, is a low-speed track section distinct from a running line or through route such as a main line or branch line or spur.
On a rail transport system, signalling control is the process by which control is exercised over train movements by way of railway signals and block systems to ensure that trains operate safely, over the correct route and to the proper timetable.
The Stirling council area (Stirlin, Sruighlea) is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland, and has a population of about (estimate).
A teahouse is an establishment which primarily serves tea and other light refreshments.
In railway signalling, a token is a physical object which a train driver is required to have or see before entering onto a particular section of single track.
The Train Protection & Warning System (TPWS) is a train protection system used throughout the two UK passenger main-line railway networks, and in Victoria, Australia.
A train station, railway station, railroad station, or depot (see below) is a railway facility or area where trains regularly stop to load or unload passengers or freight.
Upper Tyndrum railway station is one of two railway stations serving the small village of Tyndrum in Scotland.
The West Highland Line (Rathad Iarainn nan Eilean - "Iron Road to the Isles") is a railway line linking the ports of Mallaig and Oban in the Scottish Highlands to Glasgow in Central Scotland.
The West Highland Railway was a railway company that constructed a railway line from Craigendoran (on the River Clyde west of Glasgow, Scotland) to Fort William and Mallaig.