Redcastle

Location type

Station


Name and dates

Redcastle (1894-1951)

Opened on the Fortrose Branch (Highland Railway).


Description

Redcastle station was a one platform station with a large timber station building. The platform was on the north side of the line.

There was a goods yard at the east end, approached from the west serving a loading bank. A goods shed was reached by reversal.

The station closed to passengers in 1951 and the line closed in 1960.

The former station is over a mile north of Redcastle itself.

The station is in an excellent state of preservation. It houses a post office and is a centre of the charity Nansen Highland , associated with the explorer Fridtjof Nansen.

Railway cottages also survive.

12/09/2019

Tags

Station

External links

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