Huntly railway station
Huntly station c.1971. The station has since been redeveloped.
|Managed by||Abellio ScotRail|
|Number of platforms||2|
|Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Original company||Great North of Scotland Railway|
|Pre-grouping||Great North of Scotland Railway|
|20 September 1854||Opened|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Huntly from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
|UK Railways portal|
The original station building has been demolished and replaced with a smaller ticket office (staffed part-time) and waiting room.
A small good yard is located adjacent to the station and operated by EWS/DB Schenker. Traffic to the yard appears infrequent. A goods shed remains standing within the yard.
The station was opened by the Great North of Scotland Railway on 20 September 1854. with the commissioning of the line from the original Waterloo terminus in Aberdeen. The route onwards to Keith followed in 1856, with the through link to the new joint station at Aberdeen completed in November 1867 to connect the GNSR to the Aberdeen Railway.
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There is a basic two-hourly frequency in each directions (with peak extras), to Inverness via Elgin northbound and Aberdeen southbound (11 trains each way in total). The first departure to Aberdeen each weekday & Saturday continues south to Edinburgh Waverley and there is a return working in the evening. On Sundays there are five trains each way, with a southbound through working to Glasgow Queen Street.
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
Aberdeen to Inverness Line
Line open; Station closed
|Great North of Scotland Railway||Gartly
Line open; Station closed
- Butt (1995), page 125
- Railscot: Chronology - Great North of Scotland Railway
- GB eNRT May 2016 Edition, Table 240 (Network Rail)
- Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1-8526-0508-1. OCLC 60251199.
- Jowett, Alan (March 1989). Jowett's Railway Atlas of Great Britain and Ireland: From Pre-Grouping to the Present Day (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1-8526-0086-1. OCLC 22311137.
- Jowett, Alan (2000). Jowett's Nationalised Railway Atlas (1st ed.). Penryn, Cornwall: Atlantic Transport Publishers. ISBN 0-9068-9999-0. OCLC 228266687.
- RAILSCOT on the Great North of Scotland Railway
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