NS2983 : Sprinter DMU stands at Helensburgh Upper Railway Station

taken 1 year ago, near to Helensburgh, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Sprinter DMU stands at Helensburgh Upper Railway Station
Sprinter DMU stands at Helensburgh Upper Railway Station
A Class 156 Super Sprinter (156496) DMU awaits departure from Helensburgh Upper working a service towards the West Highlands.

This train is formed of 6 carriages, the train divides at Crianlarich. The front 2 carriages proceed to Oban and the rear 4 carriages proceed to Fort William and Mallaig.
Helensburgh Upper railway station
Helensburgh Upper is the town's "other" railway station. It is located on Sinclair Street, about one kilometre up the steep hill from the main station in the town (Helensburgh Central) LinkExternal link .

Opened on 7 August 1894 by the West Highland Railway Company, the station is located on the world famous West Highland Line and is in fact now the most southerly station on that route since Craigendoran lost its West Highland Line services. The station lost much of its character when the line was singled, the island platform converted to a single line and the buildings removed.

Services are infrequent, but include a service to and from London Euston by means of the Caledonian Sleeper service.
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Date Taken
Friday, 20 April, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 23 June, 2018
Geographical Context
Railways 
Place (from Tags)
Helensburgh 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway  Railway Station 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2991 8329 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:0.7361N 4:43.7975W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2994 8327
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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