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TITLE
Achnashellach Station looking West 1963
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_STATIONS_001_062
PLACENAME
Achnashellach
DISTRICT
Lochcarron
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Lochcarron
DATE OF IMAGE
1963
PERIOD
1960s
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
26797
KEYWORDS
Dingwall and Skye Railway
Highland Railway
London Midland and Scottish Railway
LMS
Achnashellach Station looking West 1963

General view looking west.

Achnashellach (also spelt Auchnashellach) Station, lies 64 kilometres from Dingwall on the line to Kyle of Lochalsh opened on 19 August 1870 and is still open for passengers in 2008. Goods service ceased on 27 January 1964. it was the scene of a runaway train in 1892 caused by the Highland's lack of a continuous brake and its habit of putting goods wagons at the front of mixed passenger and goods trains. It had a loop where east and westbound trains could pass but this was removed in 1966.

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Achnashellach Station looking West 1963

ROSS: Lochcarron

1960s

Dingwall and Skye Railway; Highland Railway; London Midland and Scottish Railway; LMS

Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Stations

General view looking west.<br /> <br /> Achnashellach (also spelt Auchnashellach) Station, lies 64 kilometres from Dingwall on the line to Kyle of Lochalsh opened on 19 August 1870 and is still open for passengers in 2008. Goods service ceased on 27 January 1964. it was the scene of a runaway train in 1892 caused by the Highland's lack of a continuous brake and its habit of putting goods wagons at the front of mixed passenger and goods trains. It had a loop where east and westbound trains could pass but this was removed in 1966.