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Three locomotives at Kyle shed in LMS days
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_STATIONS_001_933
PLACENAME
Kyle of Lochalsh
DISTRICT
South West Ross
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Lochalsh
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
27631
KEYWORDS
railway stations
locomotives
Three locomotives at Kyle shed in LMS days

This photograph shows three locomotives at Kyle shed in LMS days.

Kyle of Lochalsh is the terminus of the Kyle line from Inverness. The station was opened in November 1897. Prior to this, the terminus had been at Stromeferry and the 10-mile extension was the most expensive stretch of railway engineering ever to be undertaken up to that time, costing £250,000.

The station, goods yard, sidings and engine sheds, were all blasted out of solid rock, and space was also found for buildings associated with the fish trade. Goods services in and out of Kyle ceased in August 1983.

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Three locomotives at Kyle shed in LMS days

ROSS: Lochalsh

railway stations; locomotives

Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Stations

This photograph shows three locomotives at Kyle shed in LMS days.<br /> <br /> Kyle of Lochalsh is the terminus of the Kyle line from Inverness. The station was opened in November 1897. Prior to this, the terminus had been at Stromeferry and the 10-mile extension was the most expensive stretch of railway engineering ever to be undertaken up to that time, costing £250,000. <br /> <br /> The station, goods yard, sidings and engine sheds, were all blasted out of solid rock, and space was also found for buildings associated with the fish trade. Goods services in and out of Kyle ceased in August 1983.