Boat of Garten

Location type


Names and dates

Boat of Garten (1863-1965)
Boat of Garten (1978-)

Opened on the Inverness and Perth Junction Railway.

Opened on the Strathspey Railway.

Open on the Strathspey Railway [Preserved].

Note: text in square brackets is added for clarity and was not part of the location's name.


This is a preserved station on the Strathspey Railway. The architect of the station building, the present building dating from around 1904, was William Roberts.

There is a goods yard on the east side, approached from the south.

Both north and south boxes are 'B' listed.

To the north two single track railways ran north to Broomhill Junction - the Inverness and Perth Junction Railway of 1863 and the original Strathspey Railway, reaching here in 1866.

The was station closed in 1965 by British Railways and was re-opened by the Strathspey Railway in 1978.


RSBP - Loch Garten



Station terminus preservation heritage


06/09/1965Inverness and Perth Junction Railway
Dallas Dhu Siding to Boat of Garten closed to freight.
04/11/1968Inverness and Perth Junction Railway
Boat of Garten to Aviemore North Signal closed to freight.