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TITLE
Achnasheen Station looking West
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_STATIONS_001_034
PLACENAME
Achnasheen
DISTRICT
Muir of Ord
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Contin
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
26770
KEYWORDS
Dingwall and Skye Railway
Highland Railway
London midland and Scottish Railway
HRS
Achnasheen Station looking West

This general view shows both platforms, station buildings, water tower and footbridge. The chimneys of the hotel are visible behind the goods shed on the right of the picture.

Achnasheen Station is on the Dingwall and Skye Railway, better known today as the Kyle Line. It lies a little over 43 kilometres west of Dingwall. It opened for goods on 9 August 1870 and for passengers on the 19th. It is still open for passengers in 2008 but goods traffic ceased in August 1983. Achnasheen is one of the crossing loops where east and westbound trains can pass. There was a hotel on the up (eastbound) platform but this burnt down in February 1994.

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Achnasheen Station looking West

ROSS: Contin

Dingwall and Skye Railway; Highland Railway; London midland and Scottish Railway; HRS

Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Stations

This general view shows both platforms, station buildings, water tower and footbridge. The chimneys of the hotel are visible behind the goods shed on the right of the picture.<br /> <br /> Achnasheen Station is on the Dingwall and Skye Railway, better known today as the Kyle Line. It lies a little over 43 kilometres west of Dingwall. It opened for goods on 9 August 1870 and for passengers on the 19th. It is still open for passengers in 2008 but goods traffic ceased in August 1983. Achnasheen is one of the crossing loops where east and westbound trains can pass. There was a hotel on the up (eastbound) platform but this burnt down in February 1994.