Occumster railway station

Occumster was a railway station located between Wick and Lybster, Highland.

Occumster
The site of the station in 2015
General information
LocationBetween Ulbster and Lybster, Highland
Scotland
Platforms1
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Opened1 July 1903; 120 years ago (1903-07-01)[1]
Closed3 April 1944; 80 years ago (1944-04-03)[1]
Original companyWick and Lybster Railway
Pre-groupingWick and Lybster Railway operated by Highland Railway
Post-groupingLMS

History edit

The station was opened as part of the Wick and Lybster Railway on 1 July 1903.[1] As with the other stations on the line, the station was closed from 3 April 1944.[1][2]


Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Parkside Halt
Station and Line closed
  Highland Railway
Wick and Lybster Light Railway
  Roster Road Halt
Station and Line closed

References edit

Notes edit

  1. ^ a b c d Butt (1995), p. 176
  2. ^ Quick, M. E. (2002). Railway passenger stations in England, Scotland and Wales – a chronology. Richmond: Railway and Canal Historical Society. p. 325. OCLC 931112387.

Sources edit

58°18′28″N 3°15′23″W / 58.3078°N 3.2565°W / 58.3078; -3.2565