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This location is on a bridge over the rail line, and you can look into two directions. One facing the town of Fort William, the other one over the fuel depot.
Railway type and traffic
ScotRail local trains is running 6 times a day to and from Glasgow and Mallaig. There is a sleeper service that arrives in the morning and departs in the evening. In the summer the Jacobite train wil run from May till October.
There is also a scheduled freight running from North Blyth, known as the Alcan Tanks which runs once a day.
It is a little out of town and a 20 minutes walk from the train station of Fort William.
The location is just off the A82 which is the main road into Fort William. Turn right at the traffic lights and follow the sign to Inverlochy for a few yards and you will go over the bridge.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location Fort William, Earl of Inverness Road map co-ordinates
You can park near the road or a little further on, but you can not park on the bridge.
No toilets, but there is a restaurant in the neighbourhood.
A lot of B&B, some cheap and expensive hotels are near by.
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Fort William, Earl of Inverness Road
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There are two positions for taking pictures, the one facing the town is in the morning the best, the second one facing the fuel depot is in the afternoon the best option.
General views - All photographs © Andre Pronk unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking east
Looking over the fuel depot, the junction is just behind the bridge in the background.
Fig 2- Looking west
Looking towards Fort William station.
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