This extension was built to continue the Highland Railway's Stromeferry line to a new pier at Kyle of Lochalsh. The new location was more convenient for a ferry to Kyleakin, Portree, both on Skye, and other islands.
ScotRail operates a service from Inverness to Kyle. There are four or five trains per day with fewer on Sundays.
From Stromeferry to Kyle of Lochalsh.
These locations are along the line.
This is a single platform station located in the small village of Stromeferry with some parking nearby. It opened in 1870 and was the terminus of the railway from Dingwall near Inverness until extension west to Kyle of Lochalsh in 1897.
This is a single platform station originally built as a private station serving Duncraig Castle in 1897. It became public in 1949.
This is a single platform station with a fine example of a single storey timber Highland Railway station building. The station is south of Plockton Village, famed for its palm trees, which is largely to the north east on the shore of Loch Carron.
This is a single platform station with a minimal waiting shelter. The platform is on the south side of the line.
This was a two road shed to the north of Kyle of Lochalsh station and was located on the west side of the line. Access was by approaching from the station to the south onto the turntable and then reversing to head south into the shed. There was a water tank located by the turntable. The shed was on the north side of a road overbridge which separated it from the signal box, just to the south.
This is the terminus of the line from the junction at Dingwall, trains starting from Inverness. It enjoys an impressive location on the former steamer pier with a backdrop (as seen from the north) of mountains, such as Sgurr na Coinnich, on the Isle of Skye seen over Loch Alsh. The station is in the middle of the southern part of the village, which developed around the station. This ...More details
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