West Helmsdale

Location type

Station

Name and dates

West Helmsdale (1870-1871)

Where: Highland, Scotland
Opened on the Duke of Sutherland^s Railway.

Description

This was the very short lived terminus of the line before extension to Helmsdale station. It was 3/4 of a mile south of Helmsdale at Gartymore. There are no known remains.

Tags

Terminus
03/04/2020


Nearby stations
Helmsdale
Salzcraggie
Loth
Kildonan
Brora
Borrobol
Dunrobin Castle
Kinbrace
Golspie
The Mound
Skelbo
Embo
Cambusavie Platform
Forsinard
Altnabreac
Helmsdale Shed
Kileanan Railway Cottage
Kildonan Gold Rush
Brora Viaduct
Sutherland Mills
Brora Mine
Carbuie Railway Cottage
Old Kinbrace Railway Cottage
Dunrobin Carriage Shed
Tourist/other
Timespan Museum
Kilearnan Hill
Clynelish Distillery
Brora Harbour
Carn Liath Broch
Dunrobin Castle [Castle]
Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.


Dates

01/11/1870Duke of Sutherlands Railway
Opened from Dunrobin to West Helmsdale (at Gartymore near Helmsdale).
19/06/1871Duke of Sutherlands Railway
Golspie (Sutherland Railway) to Dunrobin opened, Dunrobin becomes private station for the Duke of Sutherland. West Helmsdale to Helmsdale opened. Highland Railway works line.

Books


Highland Survivor