Avoch railway station

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Avoch
Location
Place Black Isle
Area Ross and Cromarty
Operations
Original company Highland Railway
Pre-grouping Highland Railway
Post-grouping LMSR
History
1 February 1894 Station opened[1]
1 October 1951 Station closed to passengers[1]
13 October 1960 Line closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Avoch railway station was a station on the single track branch of the Highland Railway, in north east Scotland. The line connected villages in The Black Isle peninsula to the railway network via a junction at Muir of Ord.

History[edit]

Opened by the Highland Railway in 1894, it became part of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway during the Grouping of 1923. The station then passed on to the Scottish Region of British Railways on nationalisation in 1948. It was then closed by British Railways.

Authorisation was obtained on 4 July 1890 to build a 15.75 mile (25 km) branch line from Muir of Ord to Rosemarkie; however the line never proceeded beyond Fortrose.[2]

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Munlochy   Highland Railway
Fortrose Branch
  Fortrose

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Butt (1995)
  2. ^ Vallance, pages 44 - 45.

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 57°34′08″N 4°11′01″W / 57.56897°N 4.18364°W / 57.56897; -4.18364