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TITLE
Achnasheen station looking west up train in
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_STATIONS_001_042
PLACENAME
Achnasheen
DISTRICT
Muir of Ord
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Contin
DATE OF IMAGE
22 September 1966
PERIOD
1960s
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
26778
KEYWORDS
Dingwall and Skye Railway
Highland Railway
London Midland and Scottish Railway
British Railways
HRS
Achnasheen station looking west up train in

The up (Inverness bound) train at the platform note that the water tank has now gone from the tower on the down platform, having no use after the end of steam working of the line.

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 up train in

ROSS: Contin

1960s

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

Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Stations

The up (Inverness bound) train at the platform note that the water tank has now gone from the tower on the down platform, having no use after the end of steam working of the line.<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.