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Just one change from Paris! Well it can be; if you get the sleeper from Dalwhinnie, then walk from Euston along to St Pancras, get on Eurostar and the next stop can be Paris, Brussels, or Lille.

Dalwhinnie is half way between Inverness and Perth, situated in the Cairngorms National Park, in the county of Inverness-shire. It is the highest mainline station in the UK. Dalwhinnie has the coldest yearly average temperature in the UK at a fraction over 6 degrees C.

There is a dual track through the station with two platforms, there is still sidings track that leads to the rear of the warehouses at Dalwhinnie Distillery. In fact, visiting Dalwhinnie by rail is the perfect way for visiting the Distillery then you can enjoy a dram or two.

If you are a Munro Bagger coming to Dalwhinnie on the train sets you right in the middle of some of the remotest mountains in the Central Highlands. There is Ben Alder and the other Munro’s between Loch Ericht to Loch Laggan. Once you have bagged those then there are the Munro’s along the Drumochter Hills, Dalwhinnie is situated the northern end of the pass.

If you want to have a trip by rail to get away from it all Dalwhinnie is the perfect destination. You will be in good company, in May 1944 General Montgomery came to Dalwhinnie in his special train Rapier for a four-day rest period during his planning of the D Day landings.


Annual Passenger Figures

Date Passenger Figures
April 2018/2019 3,368
April 2017/2018 3,372
April 2016/2017 3,188
April 2015/2016 2,392
% Difference -0.12

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