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.
Chris Oram (Carriage & Wagon Superintendent) has assembled a small team to restore one of the Caledonian Railway Pig Iron Wagons to working order. Now the wagon has been partially stripped, it can be seen that much heavy welding will be necessary and some parts are mssing. The second wagon is in…
Monday, November 26th 2018
Station Approach Road, South LagganPH34 4EAScotland