Golspie railway station
|Scottish Gaelic: Goillspidh|
|Managed by||Abellio ScotRail|
|Number of platforms||1|
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|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Original company||Sutherland Railway|
|28 July 1874||Open|
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|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Golspie from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
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The station opened on 28 July 1874. It is on the Far North Line.
Originally part of the Sutherland railway the Station was designed by William Fowler and built in 1868, Golspie Station House which sits on the unmanned platform was converted in 2002/2003 to a four bedroom home.
The station formerly had two platforms and a passing loop. One platform remains in use and the loop has been lifted. The station building is in an excellent state of repair following recent renovation. The former goods yard is to the south of the station. This was the northern extent of the Sutherland Railway.
The line was extended north by the Duke of Sutherland's Railway. The 'Golspie North' and 'Golspie South' signalboxes are demolished. The Duke of Sutherland had an engine shed for his engine 'Dunrobin' (and replacement with the same name).
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Far North Line
Line open, station closed
Line and station open
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