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TITLE
Achnasheen Station looking east Observation car
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_STATIONS_001_041
PLACENAME
Achnasheen
DISTRICT
Muir of Ord
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Contin
DATE OF IMAGE
11 September 1958
PERIOD
1950s
CREATOR
H Davies
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
26777
KEYWORDS
Dingwall and Skye Railway
Highland Railway
London midland and Scottish Railway
British Railways
HRS
Achnasheen Station looking east Observation car

Observation on the rear of the train at down (Kyle bound) platform

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 east Observation car

ROSS: Contin

1950s

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

Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Stations

Observation on the rear of the train at down (Kyle bound) platform <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.