Britain >Northern Scotland >Banavie Fort William Corpach


Collected date 21/08/12

Banavie sign

Banavie is the nearest station to Fort William, and lies on the Caledonian Canal at the foot of the chain of locks known as Neptune's Staircase. I visited as a gloomy day turned into a gloomy evening. This is the entrance to the station platform:

Banavie entrance

On the station platform, looking eastwards towards Fort William:

Banavie platform looking east

Looking west along the platform at the signalbox, which controls the signalling for the line to Fort William:

Banavie signalbox

A plaque marking the opening of the Banavie Signalling Centre:

Banavie signalbox plaque

Looking west along the line, which crosses the Caledonian Canal via a swing bridge:

Banavie looking west

A side view of the bridge:

Banavie swing bridge