RAILSCOT Logo
A History of Britain’s Railways
Search: 

Fochabers Branch

Home Home   Mail me Contact

Locations
Orbliston Junction
Balnacoul Halt
Fochabers Town

This site
Highland Railway
Inverness and Aberdeen Junction Railway

Other sites
ScotRail


Fochabers Branch
(Highland Railway)
 

This railway is closed to passengers. Passenger services are still provided by ScotRail between Inverness and Aberdeen.

Survey To be entered
Engineers To be entered
Act To be entered
Contractors To be entered
Opened To be entered
Closed Yes
Clickable map of the Fochabers Branch

Local area 

Top 

This line runs across farmland from Orbliston to Fochabers by the Spey. Fochabers is where the Baxters company is based.

Chronology

Top 

Description of route 

Top 

From Orbliston Junction to Fochabers Town. 

Orbliston Junction  

Top 

See the entry for the Inverness and Aberdeen Junction Railway.

Balnacoul Halt 

Top 

The platform edge can still be seen. The trackbed has been infilled. 

Fochabers Town 

Top 

This was the terminus of the line. The view looks north at the former station. The building is now a house in a housing estate.


Page created on 06/01/1998
Page last edited on: 11/03/2012
Contact: Ewan Crawford