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Fort Augustus Pier railway station

Fort Augustus Pier
Place Scotland
Area Inverness-shire
Original company Invergarry and Fort Augustus Railway
Pre-grouping Highland Railway
Platforms 1
22 July 1903 Station opened[1]
1 October 1906 Station closed[1]
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
UK Railways portal

Fort Augustus Pier was a railway station in Inverness-shire, Scotland, and served as the north terminus of the Invergarry and Fort Augustus Railway between 1903 and 1906.


The station was opened in 1903 as the north terminus of the line, situated outside of Fort Augustus, located on the banks of Loch Ness. The station cost a total of £348 (£20,000 in modern currency) to build.[2]

A run round loop was included at this station to allow locomotives to run around to make a return journey. The station building featured a general waiting room, but no public conveniences.[3]

The station was closed on 30 September 1906 due to poor traffic, and the station was dismantled when the track was lifted. Nothing of the station survives today.


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