Black Island Platform

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Black Island Platform (1904-1959)

Opened on the Inverness and Perth Junction Railway.

Description

The Black Island is a strip of land west of Blair Atholl station, and Blair Castle, between the railway and the River Garry.

A platform opened here for the Scottish Horse Camp.

This halt was on the double track section north of Blair Atholl. There was a logging camp here in the Second World War.

Tags

Halt

External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map
NLS Map
03/11/2019


Books


Highland Railway Album: No. 1

Highland Railway Album: No. 2

Highland Railway Carriages and Wagons

Highland Railway: People and Places - From the Inverness and Nairn Railway to Scotrail

The Highland Railway

The Highland Railway : The History of the Railways of the Scottish Highlands - Vol 2