Dingwall Crossing Panel Box

Location type


Name and dates

Dingwall Crossing Panel Box (1979-1988)

Where: Highland
Opened on the Dingwall and Skye Railway.


This panel box was located on the Kyle of Lochalsh line, west of Dingwall Junction. It was between Dingwall No 1 LC and Dingwall Middle LC and was on the south side of the line. Dingwall No 2 LC is even further west.

The box opened with the building of a new bypass and main road north from Dingwall, Newton Road, and its new level crossing, Dingwall Middle LC.

The box closed in 1988 when the crossings were converted to automatic operation.

Prior to the box's opening the No 1 and No 2 crossings had crossing keepers.


Panel box level crossings


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

History of the Railways of the Scottish Highlands: Skye Railway v. 5

Insider Rail Guide: Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh (The Insider Rail Guide)

OS Explorer Map (428) Kyle of Lochalsh, Plockton and Applecross (OS Explorer Active Map)

Rails to Kyle of Lochalsh: Story of the Dingwall and Skye Railway Including the Strathpeffer Branch (Oakwood Library of Railway History)

The Dingwall & Skye Railway: A Pictorial Record of the Line to Kyle of Lochalsh

The Highland Railway

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

The Kyle Line: An Illustrated History and Guide

The Kyle of Lochalsh and Far North Lines

The Kyle of Lochalsh Line: Great Railway Journeys Through Time