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TITLE
The Station Forecourt, Inverness, 1960s
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_STATIONS_001_813
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
c.1963
PERIOD
c1960s
CREATOR
D. Lawrence 7057c
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
27521
KEYWORDS
Highland Railway
HR
HRS
The Station Forecourt, Inverness, 1960s

A 1960s view of the forecourt and Station Hotel, from Academy Street. On the left is the entrance to the station and the main entrance to the hotel is actually an extension, built on the site of the former south wing of the station facade. In the early days of World War I two German spies were discovered and arrested in the hotel.

The Inverness & Nairn Railway first opened a station in Inverness on 7 November 1855 and it developed to become the railway centre of the Highlands with routes radiating south to Perth and beyond; east to Aberdeen, west to Kyle of Lochalsh and north to Wick. It is still open.

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The Station Forecourt, Inverness, 1960s

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

c1960s

Highland Railway; HR;; HRS

Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Stations

A 1960s view of the forecourt and Station Hotel, from Academy Street. On the left is the entrance to the station and the main entrance to the hotel is actually an extension, built on the site of the former south wing of the station facade. In the early days of World War I two German spies were discovered and arrested in the hotel.<br /> <br /> The Inverness & Nairn Railway first opened a station in Inverness on 7 November 1855 and it developed to become the railway centre of the Highlands with routes radiating south to Perth and beyond; east to Aberdeen, west to Kyle of Lochalsh and north to Wick. It is still open.