Fort George Branch (Highland Railway)


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


01/07/1899Fort George Branch (Highland Railway)
Line opened. The original Fort George [1st] station on the Inverness and Nairn Railway was sited slightly further west and renamed Gollanfield Junction.
05/04/1943Fort George Branch (Highland Railway)
Fort George to Gollanfield Junction closed to passengers.
11/08/1958Fort George Branch (Highland Railway)
Fort George to Gollanfield Junction closed to freight.

Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

This station was largely to the west of an overbridge. It was a three platform station, a reconstruction of Fort George [1st] station, with two main line platforms to the south and a bay to the north for the Fort George [2nd] branch on the north side of the eastbound platform.

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See also
Inverness and Nairn Railway
The former station building at Gollanfield Junction station. View looks south. ...
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Class 47 hauled passenger train heads east at the former Gollanfield Junction station. ...
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Early morning view looking east towards Nairn from the overbridge at Gollanfield. The old station, once the junction for Fort George, is the more ...
Mark Bartlett 01/07/2011
An early morning Aberdeen to Inverness service runs through Gollanfield. 158706 is passing the overgrown trackbed of the short Fort George branch, ...
Mark Bartlett 01/07/2011
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This terminus was located at Ardersier. It was the terminus of a short branch from Gollanfield, the original Fort George [1st] station which it replaced. It was a single track line. Fort George [Fort] itself was just under two miles to the north.

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