Inverness and Aviemore Direct Railway



Dates

28/07/1884Inverness and Aviemore Direct Railway (HighlandRailway)
Act passed. This was partly in response to the proposed incursion of the North British Railway's Glasgow and North Western Railway from Glasgow to Inverness via Loch Lomond, Crianlarich, Glencoe, Fort William and the Great Glen.
08/07/1892Inverness and Aviemore Direct Railway (Highland Railway)
Aviemore to Carrbridge opened.
19/07/1897Inverness and Aviemore Direct Railway (Highland Railway)
Carrbridge to Daviot opened. This section includes the Aultnaslanach Viaduct, (currently the only in use timber railway viaduct left in Scotland).
01/11/1898Inverness and Aviemore Direct Railway (Highland Railway)
Daviot to Inverness, Millburn Junction, opened.
18/06/1914Inverness and Aviemore Direct Railway (Highland Railway)
Heavy rainfall causes a bridge washout of the Baddengorm Burn Viaduct (by Carrbridge). Train crashes due to missing bridge.
  /  /1960Inverness and Aviemore Direct Railway
Culloden to Daviot is singled.
08/09/2002Inverness and Nairn Railway Inverness and Aviemore Direct Railway (Highland Railway)
Blocked by flood-water.