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TITLE
The site of the shed at Kyle from an arriving train, September 1973
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_STATIONS_001_961
PLACENAME
Kyle of Lochalsh
DISTRICT
South West Ross
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Lochalsh
DATE OF IMAGE
22 September 1973
PERIOD
1970s
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
27659
KEYWORDS
railway stations
The site of the shed at Kyle from an arriving train, September 1973

A view of the site of the shed at Kyle from an arriving train, taken in September 1973.

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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The site of the shed at Kyle from an arriving train, September 1973

ROSS: Lochalsh

1970s

railway stations

Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Stations

A view of the site of the shed at Kyle from an arriving train, taken in September 1973.<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.