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Fort George Branch

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Gollanfield Junction
Fort George

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Inverness and Aberdeen Junction Railway

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Fort George Branch
(Highland Railway)

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

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Opened 1 July 1889
Closed 11 August 1958
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This line ran to Ardesier, near the Fort George Military base. The Fort is a classic of design and can be visited. There is no industry in the area.

Chronology 

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Description of route 
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From Gollanfield Junction to Fort George station in the village of Ardersier near Fort George.

Gollanfield Junction  

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The Fort George Branch joined the Inverness and Nairn Railway at this point. 

Fort George 

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This station is actually in Ardersier. The station building is today a house and the goods shed survives.


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