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TITLE
Achnasheen Station down platform trains crossing
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_STATIONS_001_048
PLACENAME
Achnasheen
DISTRICT
Muir of Ord
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Contin
DATE OF IMAGE
24 September 1984
PERIOD
1980s
CREATOR
Harold D. Bowtell
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
26784
KEYWORDS
Dingwall and Skye Railway
Highland Railway
London midland and Scottish Railway
British Railways
Class 37
Achnasheen Station down platform trains crossing

Trains crossing at Achnasheen the 10.55 a.m. down (Kyle bound) train in the foreground is hauled by English Electric Type 3 diesel 37 037 wearing the large logo blue livery with the stags antlers Highland Rail logo on the yellow nose.

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 at the station but this burnt down in February 1994.

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Achnasheen Station down platform trains crossing

ROSS: Contin

1980s

Dingwall and Skye Railway; Highland Railway; London midland and Scottish Railway; British Railways; Class 37

Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Stations

Trains crossing at Achnasheen the 10.55 a.m. down (Kyle bound) train in the foreground is hauled by English Electric Type 3 diesel 37 037 wearing the large logo blue livery with the stags antlers Highland Rail logo on the yellow nose.<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 at the station but this burnt down in February 1994.