Castle Grant platform railway station

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Bridge and gatehouse

Castle Grant platform railway station was a railway station serving Castle Grant, in Strathspey in Scotland.

History[edit]

This station was opened with the Inverness and Perth Junction Railway in 1863. The line closed in 1965 but the station may have been closed before this date.


Preceding station National Rail Historical railways Following station
Dava
Line and Station closed
  Inverness and Perth Junction Railway   Grantown-on-Spey (West)
Line and Station closed

Location[edit]

This was a private halt located at the overbridge and lodge at the gatehouse of Castle Grant. The overbridge is where the railway crosses the A939 road north of Grantown-on-Spey

'...in acknowledgement of the great facilities given by the Earl of Seafield in the formation of the railway through his estates' [1]

Remains[edit]

Some concrete platform stumps remain along the trackbed (in various states) near the lodge.

Sources[edit]

  • [2] Historic Scotland - mentions Castle Grant halt.
  • [3] - 'Railscot' webpage about I&PJR.

Coordinates: 57°21′08″N 3°36′32″W / 57.35211°N 3.60894°W / 57.35211; -3.60894