Boat of Garten Shed

Location type

Loco shed

Name and dates

Boat of Garten Shed (1866-1958)

Where: Highland, Scotland
Opened on the Strathspey Railway.


This was a two road stone built locomotive shed just north of Boat of Garten station.

It was on the east side of the lines, alongside the former Strathspey Railway and was used by the Great North of Scotland Railway for trains terminating at Boat of Garten.

The shed was approached from the south and there was a turntable on its east side.

The shed closed when railbuses were introduced on the Strathspey Railway in 1958.

The site is now in other uses.


Shed preservation heritage 11/03/2020


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Forgotten Railways: Scotland

Old Grantown to Aviemore: Upper Strathspey

Speyside Railways: Exploring the Remains of the Great North of Scotland Railways and Its Environs

Strathspey Railway: Guide book