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TITLE
Achnasheen Station up goods approaching from west
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_STATIONS_001_043
PLACENAME
Achnasheen
DISTRICT
Muir of Ord
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Contin
PERIOD
c1930s
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
26779
KEYWORDS
Dingwall and Skye Railway
Highland Railway
London Midland and Scottish Railway
British Railways
Superheated Goods, Clan Goods
Achnasheen Station up goods approaching from west

Goods train arriving at Achnasheen from Kyle of Lochalsh. Locomotive is an ex Highland Railway 4-6-0 superheated goods (sometimes called Clan goods). Designed under the auspices of Christopher Cumming and introduced in 1918, these served the Kyle line faithfully from 1928 until their demise in 1952.

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 up goods approaching from west

ROSS: Contin

c1930s

Dingwall and Skye Railway; Highland Railway; London Midland and Scottish Railway; British Railways; Superheated Goods, Clan Goods

Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Stations

Goods train arriving at Achnasheen from Kyle of Lochalsh. Locomotive is an ex Highland Railway 4-6-0 superheated goods (sometimes called Clan goods). Designed under the auspices of Christopher Cumming and introduced in 1918, these served the Kyle line faithfully from 1928 until their demise in 1952. <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.