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Written by Ken Brunt - 23 Jan 2009
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Location notes
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.
Road directions
Take the A9 North from Inverness and at the junction with the B870 Mybster turn left and this road crosses the line at Scotscalder.

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Scotscalder map co-ordinates
Parking is not a problem.
Public transport
There is no known bus service. But Scotrail do operate a service to the station

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Thurso has some accommodation otherwise Inverness.
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
It might be necessary to adjust the time to suit your visit, this link should open with the current day.

Googly map
Streetmap links
Scotscalder general view map
Scotscalder close up map

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Photographic notes

General views - All photographs © Ken Brunt unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking south west

Fig 1 - Looking south west

A northbound working towards Georgmas Junction. From the road bridge.

Fig 2 - Looking north east

Fig 2 - Looking north east

Fig 3 - Looking south west

Fig 3 - Looking south west

Usual motive power at this location.

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