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TITLE
The north end of Orbliston Station, looking north, with a special at the platform, June 1960
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_STATIONS_001_1166
PLACENAME
Orbliston
DISTRICT
Fochabers
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
MORAYSHIRE
DATE OF IMAGE
14 June 1960
PERIOD
1960s
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
27822
KEYWORDS
railway stations
Highland Railway Society
HRS
trains
The north end of Orbliston Station, looking north, with a special at the platform, June 1960

A view of the north end of Orbliston Station, looking north, taken in June 1960. A special, hauled by GNSR 49, is at the platform.

Fochabers High Station was opened by the Inverness and Aberdeen Junction Railway (I&AJR) on 18 August 1858. The I&AJR in turn was one of the companies which merged to form the Highland Railway in 1865. The station was renamed Orbliston Junction in October 1893 when it became the junction for the Fochabers Branch line. The word 'Junction' was removed in September 1960. It closed to goods traffic in April 1964 and to passenger services in December of the same year.

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The north end of Orbliston Station, looking north, with a special at the platform, June 1960

MORAYSHIRE

1960s

railway stations; Highland Railway Society; HRS; trains

Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Stations

A view of the north end of Orbliston Station, looking north, taken in June 1960. A special, hauled by GNSR 49, is at the platform.<br /> <br /> Fochabers High Station was opened by the Inverness and Aberdeen Junction Railway (I&AJR) on 18 August 1858. The I&AJR in turn was one of the companies which merged to form the Highland Railway in 1865. The station was renamed Orbliston Junction in October 1893 when it became the junction for the Fochabers Branch line. The word 'Junction' was removed in September 1960. It closed to goods traffic in April 1964 and to passenger services in December of the same year.