Spey Bay

Location type

Station

Names and dates

Fochabers-on-Spey (1886-1893)
Fochabers [GNSR] (1893-1916)
Fochabers and Spey Bay (1916-1918)
Spey Bay (1918-1968)

Note: text in square brackets is added for clarity and was not part of the location's name.

Opened on the Moray Coast Railway (Great North of Scotland Railway).

Description

This was a two platform station. The main station building, on the eastbound platform, survives and has been restored.

Two signal boxes opened with station. The 'west' box was at the west end of the eastbound platform and the 'east' was at the east end of the westbound platform.

There was a goods yard to the north, accessed from the east.

The boxes closed in 1912 when replaced with a single box.

The box closed in 1966. The station and line closed in 1968.

The disused Speymouth Viaduct is to the west of the former station.

Spey Bay village is to the north of the former station.

Tags

Station

External links

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




Books


Banff, Moray and Nairn's Lost Railways
Moray Coast Railways
The Travellers Joy: The Story of the Morayshire Railway