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TITLE
General view of Grantown Station looking north, 1950
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_STATIONS_001_690
PLACENAME
Grantown on Spey
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
MORAYSHIRE: Cromdale, Inverallan and Advie
DATE OF IMAGE
14 August 1950
PERIOD
1950s
CREATOR
A G Ellis
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
27401
KEYWORDS
Highland Railway
HR
station
General view of Grantown Station looking north, 1950

A general view of Grantown looking north.

Grantown was opened on 3 August 1863 on the original main line to Perth and the south. The new, more direct, main line via Carr Bridge was opened in July 1897 leaving the Forres to Aviemore line as a cross-county route (although it still had its moments, particularly during the two World Wars.) The station became 'Grantown on Spey' in the early summer of 1912 and British Railways added the suffix 'West'. The station closed on 18 July 1965 although the Strathspey Railway has plans for it to become their northern terminus.

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General view of Grantown Station looking north, 1950

MORAYSHIRE: Cromdale, Inverallan and Advie

1950s

Highland Railway; HR; station;

Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Stations

A general view of Grantown looking north.<br /> <br /> Grantown was opened on 3 August 1863 on the original main line to Perth and the south. The new, more direct, main line via Carr Bridge was opened in July 1897 leaving the Forres to Aviemore line as a cross-county route (although it still had its moments, particularly during the two World Wars.) The station became 'Grantown on Spey' in the early summer of 1912 and British Railways added the suffix 'West'. The station closed on 18 July 1965 although the Strathspey Railway has plans for it to become their northern terminus.