Sutherland Railway receives act to build a line from Bonar Bridge to Brora.
Bonar Bridge [Inverness and Ross-shire Railway] to Golspie opened with stations at: stations at; Invershin, Lairg, Rogart, The Mound and Golspie.
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Sutherland Railway absorbed by Highland Railway.
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Oykel viaduct strengthened for Castles locomotives during 1912/1913.
Rogart and The Mound closed.
Rogart re-named Rogart Halt. (Later the name reverted).
First oil train runs to the re-instated facility at Lairg for the first time in 10 years. The service is operated by EWS.
These locations are along the line.
This is a two platform station with a passing loop on the Far North line. The northbound platform retains its station building, now a house, and a goods yard exists to the south, west side of the line, currently in permanent way maintenance use. The station was known, until 1977, by the name of the nearby bridge (and town) which was on the road north but is now named for the village where the ...More details
The Oykel Viaduct is directly to the south of Invershin station and north of Culrain station. It is a single track 230 foot truss viaduct with two masonry arches to the south and three to the north. A pedestrian footway attached to the side. Also known as the Shin Railway Viaduct. ...More details
This is a single platform station with a small shelter south of the Oykel Viaduct. It is in an area of scattered houses, farmland and low population. Culrain Mains is to the immediate west. The Kyle of Sutherland, the lower River Oykel, is to the east.
This is a single platform station, immediately to the north of the Oykel Viaduct with a short timber portion at the south end. The station building is in a state of ruin. ...More details
A siding is reached by reversing from a spur off the southbound line of the loop, south of the station. These oil sidings have seen irregular use with the flow from Grangemouth New Oil Terminal starting and ceasing several times. At present, 2018, the sidings are not used, oil travels by road. ...More details
This is a two platform station on the Far North Line.
This was a loop to break the Lairg - Rogart single track section of the Far North line. The loop had a signal box and was located by the level crossing which remains today. ...More details
This is a two platform station with a loop on the Far North line. Station buildings remain standing on the northbound platform. In the former goods yard there are camping coaches, on relaid sidings. The south signal box ('C' listed), now out of use and relocated further north to the northbound platform, survived until the introduction of RETB. The north box was east of the level crossing and has ...More details
Not to be confused with The Mound, Edinburgh!
This is a single platform station which retains its station building, now a house after spending several years derelict and at risk. There was a passing loop here but the northbound platform and line have been removed. The platforms were slightly staggered. Adjacent, and to the south, of the station was Golspie Shed. A goods yard was to the east of the station. A skew arch viaduct crossed the ...More details