Auchindachy railway station

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Auchindachy
Auchindachy station (remains) geograph-3242712-by-Ben-Brooksbank.jpg
Location of the station (1997)
Location
Place Auchindachy
Area Moray
Operations
Original company Keith and Dufftown Railway
Pre-grouping Great North of Scotland Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
Platforms 1
History
21 February 1862 Station opens as Botriphnie
October 1862 Station renamed Auchindachy
6 May 1968 Station closes
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
A B C D–F G H–J K–L M–O P–R S T–V W–Z
170433 at Edinburgh Waverley.JPG UK Railways portal

Auchindachy railway station served the village of Auchindachy in Scotland. Served by the Keith and Dufftown railway, it was the last station before Keith Town and Keith Junction where the line met the Great North of Scotland line that ran from Keith to Elgin.

History[edit]

Opened by the Keith and Dufftown Railway (GNoSR). Then station passed on to the London and North Eastern Railway during the Grouping of 1923. Passing on to the Scottish Region of British Railways during the nationalisation of 1948, it was then closed by the British Railways Board.

The site today[edit]

The old railway buildings and platform remain next to the track. The buildings are now privately owned and lived in. The preserved Keith and Dufftown Railway runs pass this former station en route.

References[edit]

  • R.V.J.Butt, (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Patrick Stephens Ltd.  ISBN 1-85260-508-1
Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Keith Town   London and North Eastern Railway
Keith and Dufftown Railway (GNoSR)
  Towiemore Halt

Coordinates: 57°30′51″N 2°59′36″W / 57.51416°N 2.99344°W / 57.51416; -2.99344