Watten railway station

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Watten
WattenLine.jpg
Watten disused railway station and the Far North Line
Location
Place Loch Watten
Area Highland
Coordinates 58°29′01″N 3°17′07″W / 58.4835°N 3.2853°W / 58.4835; -3.2853Coordinates: 58°29′01″N 3°17′07″W / 58.4835°N 3.2853°W / 58.4835; -3.2853
Operations
Original company Sutherland and Caithness Railway
Pre-grouping Highland Railway
Platforms 2
History
28 July 1874 Opened
13 June 1960 Closed
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

Watten was a railway station located at the east end of Loch Watten, Highland between Halkirk and Wick, Scotland.

The station opened on 28 July 1874.[1] It was one of a number of smaller stations on the Far North Line which were closed in 1960.

Sources[edit]


Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Bower
Station closed; Line open
  Sutherland and Caithness Railway
Highland Railway
  Bilbster
Station closed; Line open

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Sunderland and Caithness Railway". The Scotsman. British Newspaper Archive. 27 July 1874. Retrieved 14 August 2016 – via British Newspaper Archive. (Subscription required (help)).