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Strathyre

(1870-1965)


Summary

When the line opened, Strathyre was the location of the first crossing loop beyond Callander & Oban Junction. The station was originally built with just a single platform. The crossing loop remained until closure of the line in 1965.


25 May 1870

Capt. Tyler (Board of Trade) reported on his inspection, having walked the new Callander and Oban Railway between Callander and Killin (i.e. Glenoglehead) stations on 18 and 19 May. He recommended that the south (i.e. Down) Distant signal be removed 200 yards further from the station. The north (i.e. Up) Distant signal from Lochearnhead (i.e. Balquhidder) station was to be removed 200 yards further from the station.


1 June 1870

Line opened between Callander and Killin (i.e. Glenoglehead). Signal box opened.


13 May 1890

Signal box replaced and signals interlocked.



Strathyre (1917)
Strathyre (1917)

27 September 1965

Signal box closed. Line closed.