Strathpeffer Branch (Highland Railway)

Introduction

This is closed. Passenger services are provided by ScotRail at nearby Dingwall to Inverness, Kyle of Lochalsh, Thurso and Wick.






Portions of line and locations

This line is divided into a number of portions.


Fodderty to Strathpeffer

GBXI ran to Kyle of Lochalsh on 22nd April. Unfortunately the weather lived down to its reputation and the rain came on in earnest around Achanalt. B1 ...
John Gray 22/04/2018
A cheery toot of the horn and a thumbs up from the cab of 66104 as it climbs away from the site of Fodderty Junction on 21 June with five ballast ...
John Gray 21/06/2015
Looking west at Fodderty Junction level crossing. ...
Ewan Crawford //

This was a single platform terminus. The station still exists, today in use as a series of shops and units. The station served the spa town of Strathpeffer which was very popular with the Victorians, even giving rise to a dedicated express train to the town. The station building is in timber with a large glazed canopy over the platform, similar to that at Dingwall.
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More details
Looking east at the former Strathpeffer station. ...
Ewan Crawford //
Looking east at Strathpeffer station from the car-park ...
Ewan Crawford //
The old station at Strathpeffer. ...
Calum McMahon //
Waiting for the leaf train? Strathpeffer, autumn 2002. ...
John Furnevel /11/2002




Highland Hotel Strathpeffer