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Dornoch Light Railway

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Dornoch Light Railway

This light railway is closed. Passenger services are still provided by ScotRail between Wick, Thurso and Inverness.

Survey To be entered
Engineers Robert Jnr CE
Act To be entered
Contractors Roderick Fraser, Messers Chisholm
Opened 2 June 1902
Closed 13 June 1960
Sutherland Railway Cambusavie Halt Skelbo Embo Dornoch Clickable map of the Dornoch Light Railway

Local area 

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This line runs through farmland. Dornoch is the only town served. At 'The Mound' the line runs along a dyke along with a former military road.

Chronology 

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Description of route 

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From Dornoch  to The Mound (near Golspie). 

The Mound  

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This was a station on the Sutherland Railway.

Cambusavie Halt  

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The disused platform can be found in bushes by the former level crossing here.

Skelbo  

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Only the platform remains at this station.

Embo  

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The site of this station has been partly landscaped. 

Dornoch  

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This station had a locomotive shed, now demolished. The passenger station building remains in a good state of preservation and with the platform.


Page created on 04/09/1997
Page last edited on: 07/09/2011
Contact: Ewan Crawford