The Railway opened in 1903 and closed to all traffic in 1947, with the track being lifted in 1948. Over the years the stations slowly disappeared, Gairlochy becoming a caravan site, Fort Augustus a school, Invergloy a bed and breakfast and Aberchalder a house. Only Invergarry platform remained, dormant and waiting to be rescued, a happy hunting ground for fly tippers.
Our aim is to recreate the station as it was - a station frozen in time.
Sunday, 5th August saw a visit by 25 members of the Branch Line Society. Members enjoyed rides in the cab of the Ruston shunter along the length of the track followed by a light lunch.
Following the visit Kev Adlam, the Btanch Line Society Secretary wrote Just a brief note from me so say a hu…