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Ardersier, Fort George Station

Railway Station (19th Century) - (20th Century)

Site Name Ardersier, Fort George Station

Classification Railway Station (19th Century) - (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Station Cottage

Canmore ID 14417

Site Number NH75SE 20

NGR NH 78396 54942

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Ardersier
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Inverness
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NH75SE 20 78396 54942

This was built in 1890 and named after the first station on the Inverness-Nairn line, called Fort George Station, which had been built to serve the Fort to the North. The station on the Inverness-Nairn line was then renamed Gollanfield Junction Station. When the station in Ardersier was closed, the original Fort George Station reverted to it's original name, i.e. Fort George Station.

Station opened 1.7.1899

Closed to passengers 5.4.1943

Closed to goods 11.8.1958.

(Undated) information in NMRS.

This terminal station of the Fort George branch of the former Highland Rly was opened in 1 July 1899 and was closed to regular passenger traffic by the London Midland and Scottish Rly on 5 April 1943.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 12 December 2000.

R V J Butt 1995.


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