Bunchrew railway station

Bunchrew railway station served the village of Bunchrew, Highland, Scotland from 1862 to 1964 on the Inverness and Ross-shire Railway.

Bunchrew
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The station in 1961
LocationBunchrew, Highland
Scotland
Coordinates57°28′42″N 4°18′32″W / 57.4783°N 4.3089°W / 57.4783; -4.3089Coordinates: 57°28′42″N 4°18′32″W / 57.4783°N 4.3089°W / 57.4783; -4.3089
Grid referenceNH616454
Platforms2
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyInverness and Aberdeen Junction Railway
Pre-groupingHighland Railway
Post-groupingLondon, Midland and Scottish Railway
Key dates
11 June 1862 (1862-06-11)Opened
13 June 1960Closed to passengers
27 January 1964 (1964-01-27)Closed completely

HistoryEdit

The station opened on 11 June 1862 by the Inverness and Aberdeen Junction Railway.[1]

The station was host to a LMS caravan from 1936 to 1939.[2]

The station closed to passengers on 13 June 1960 and to goods traffic on 27 January 1964.[3][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Quick, Michael (2019) [2001]. Railway passenger stations in Great Britain: a chronology (PDF) (5th ed.). Railway & Canal Historical Society.
  2. ^ McRae, Andrew (1997). British Railway Camping Coach Holidays: The 1930s & British Railways (London Midland Region). Scenes from the Past: 30 (Part One). Foxline. p. 22. ISBN 1-870119-48-7.
  3. ^ "Bunchrew Station". Canmore. Retrieved 9 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Bunchrew railway station (site), Highland". Geograph. Retrieved 9 January 2018.

External linksEdit

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Clachnaharry
Line open, station closed
  Highland Railway
Inverness and Ross-shire Railway
  Lentran
Line open, station closed