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Arisaig Railway Station

Railway Station (19-20th Century)

Site Name Arisaig Railway Station

Classification Railway Station (19-20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Arisaig Station; Arisaig Village, Railway Station, Ticket Office/waiting Room

Canmore ID 105380

Site Number NM68NE 14

NGR NM 66371 86740

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/105380

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Arisaig And Moidart
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Lochaber
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Recording Your Heritage Online

Arisaig Station, 1901 Station building conforming to the West Highland Railway's standard Swiss chalet format, accompanied by wellpreserved contemporary signal box. Three pretty railway workers' cottages of poured concrete on the slope below.

Taken from "Western Seaboard: An Illustrated Architectural Guide", by Mary Miers, 2008. Published by the Rutland Press http://www.rias.org.uk

Archaeology Notes

NM68NE 14 66371 86740

This intermediate station on the Fort William - Mallaig line (the 'West Highland Extension') of the former North British Rly was opened by that company on 1 April 1901. It remains in regular use by passenger traffic.

Although built as a two-platform station, it is now an unstaffed halt.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 14 June 2001.

B Williams 1988; R V J Butt 1995.

Architecture Notes

WHR, opened 1.4.1901

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