Etteridge Crossing

Location type


Names and dates

Etteridge Crossing (1911-1928)
Etteridge Crossing (1942-1963)

Opened on the Inverness and Perth Junction Railway.


This loop was on the single track line south of Newtonmore and north of Inchlea Crossing and Dalwhinnie. There was a single signal box.

The loop was used in both major wars. It opened before the Great War in 1911 and closed afterwards in 1928. However it was reinstated during the Second World War in 1942 and survived until 1963.

The loop was just to the west of the settlement at Etteridge and Loch Etteridge.


Crossing loop signal box


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