Inverness

Location type

Station


Name and dates

Inverness (1855-)

Opened on the Inverness and Ross-shire Railway.

Opened on the Inverness and Nairn Railway.

Open on the Far North Line.
Open on the Kyle Line.
Open on the Aberdeen to Inverness.
Open on the Highland Main Line.


Description

This is a terminus for services to and from locations to the south such as Glasgow Queen Street High Level, Edinburgh Waverley and London, and locations north and west such as Kyle of Lochalsh, Thurso and Wick.

The station is essentially two terminus alongside each other, one for locations to the south and the other for locations north. Lines curve out to the east and to the north west connected by a non passenger line to form a triangle.

The buffer ends of the platforms are covered by glazed trainsheds.

Local

The Station Hotel was Highland Railway owned and ultimately became a British Transport Hotel, who sold it in 1983.

Royal Highland Hotel


Tags

Station terminus




Nearby stations
Clachnaharry
Bunchrew
Allanfearn
Munlochy
Lentran
Castle Stuart Platform
Allangrange
Daviot
Culloden Moor
Redcastle
Avoch
Dalcross
Clunes
Fortrose
Moy

Other railway and industry locations
Inverness Goods
Inverness MPD
Rose Street Junction
Inverness Shed
Needlefield Carriage Sidings
Inverness Harbour
Millburn Yard
Welsh^s Bridge Platform
Ness Viaduct
Welsh^s Bridge Junction
Millburn Junction
Tourist/other
Inverness Bus Station
Inverness Castle
Inverness Cathedral
Cromwell^s Fort [Inverness]
Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.


Dates

09/09/1863Inverness and Perth Junction Railway
Line opened from Pitlochry to Aviemore, thus throughout from Inverness to Perth.
  /  /1883Glasgow and North Western Railway
Glasgow and North Western Railway proposed by North British Railway. The route was to have been Glasgow to Inverness via Fort William. It was not built.
07/02/1989[Inverness and Ross-shire Railway]
Ness Viaduct, Inverness, collapses, separating the Thurso, Wick and Kyle of Lochalsh lines from the rest of the network. Dingwall becomes a terminus, Muir of Ord becomes a train maintenance depot and buses operate between Inverness and Dingwall while a new bridge is built.