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The station is on the east side of a forecourt off Grampian Road (north/south). There are two lay-bys in the forecourt, the north one includes the taxi rank, whilst the south is a parking area used by customers.

Between these two, the pavement continues west to Grampian Road.

Dalfaber Road runs along the east side of the tracks, to the car park for the Spey Valley Railway.

Entrances and Exits

There are three entrances/exits to this station:

The Main Entrance

From the pavement, you go in through a push door, into a draught lobby. Continue, through another push door, into the ticket office. The sales window is to your left, continue, through a pull door onto platform 1.

From the Forecourt to Platform 1

As you face the building, turn right then take the turning left and continue onto the platform.

From the Spey Valley Steam Railway Car Park

From the northwest corner of this car park, follow the path, which crosses the end of track 3, then turn right. Continue, up the slope.

Continue forward for the Spey Valley Steam Railway, or take the turning left for platform 2.

Local Road Crossings

There's a crossing of Grampian Road opposite the station entrance, continue, following the pavement between the two lay-bys. This is a single-stage crossing with tactile paving and sounder. The post, with push button and rotating cone is to your right as you cross in either direction.

Local Buses

On the East Side of Grampian Road

The bus stop is south of the shelter on the island between the entrance and exit roads to the taxi rank. This stop, Aviemore Railway Station, serves:

On the West Side of Grampian Road

The bus stop, Aviemore Cairngorm Hotel, which is a few metres north of the crossing, serves:

Local Features

On the East Side of Grampian Road, Going South

  exit road from north lay-by, no tactile paving
pavement resumes
shelter with seating
bus stop, Aviemore Railway Station
lamp post, in middle
entrance road to north lay-by
pavement outside station
tactile paving indicates crossing of Grampian Road
advertising display
entrance road to south lay-by
exit road from south lay-by

East Side of Forecourt, Going North

  shops beside south lay-by
bike racks
entrance to platform 1
shop windows
door to shop
shop windows
opposite entrance road to south lay-by
Welcome to Aviemore Station billboard
wall juts out, windows on north side
door to station
wall retreats
bike racks on right, bollards along kerb
wall juts out then retreats
2 phone boxes
ramp to restaurant
four steps down north, rail on west side
windows of restaurant
gap, not for public use
wall of shops, pavement turns left to Grampian Road

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