Burghead [1st]

Location type

Station


Name and dates

Burghead [1st] (1862-1892)

Opened on the Burghead Branch (Inverness and Aberdeen Junction Railway).

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


Description

Original terminus. The Station Hotel still stands today nearby. Platforms remain at the goods station site. Engine shed to east and lines to quaysides to west.

The station and Burghead Harbour line were left on a short branch when the line was extended to Hopeman. The junction between the extension and original line was immediately south of Burghead [2nd] station.

09/12/2017

Tags

Station terminus

External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67