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This station is on the Far North line, a couple of miles south of Georgmas Junction. The nearest centre of population is Thurso and city is Inverness. It is the last road access to the Far North line untill it reaches Forsinard to the south.
Railway type and traffic
The railway service is sparse, the schedules service being operated by Scot Rail DMUs. You will need to check if a freight is running and it is used for the odd steam, or diesel, excursion.
This is a very remote place. The weather can change very quickly in the highlands so be prepared.
Take the A9 North from Inverness and at the junction with the B870 Mybster turn left and this road crosses the line at Scotscalder.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location Scotscalder map co-ordinates
Parking is not a problem.
There is no known bus service. But Scotrail do operate a service to the stationClick here to set up your location for directions to this location
Thurso has some accommodation otherwise Inverness.
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Scotscalder general view map
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General views - All photographs © Ken Brunt unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking south west
A northbound working towards Georgmas Junction. From the road bridge.
Fig 2 - Looking north east
Fig 3 - Looking south west
Usual motive power at this location.
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