Kildonan

Location type

Station


Name and dates

Kildonan (1874-)

Opened on the Sutherland and Caithness Railway.

Open on the Far North Line.


Description

This is a single platform station on the Far North line. It was formerly a two platform station but the northbound line and platform are out of use. The timber building on the disused northbound platform remains standing. There is a level crossing to the immediate south of the station.

Strath of Kildonan was the site of a gold rush in 1869, continuing until after the line opened.

Local

The strath experienced a brief gold rush after 1868 Suisgill - Gold panning .

07/06/2018

Tags

Station

External links

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