Advie [2nd]

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Advie [2nd] (1868-1965)

Note: text in square brackets is added for clarity and was not part of the location's name.

Opened on the Strathspey Railway.

Description

A single platform station with a short platform and siding at the west end, the platform was extended, a new building (in timber) provided and goods yard expanded. The platform was on the south side of the line.

The goods yard was on the south side of the station, approached from the west.

The station replaced Advie [1st], to the east.

The platform of the station remains today and the line is now a dirt road. The alignment of the Strathspey Way is further south east. A railway cottage remains on the east side of the road bridge over the former line and to the north of the line.

Local

Tormore Distillery is to the east.

Tags

Station footpath

External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map
NLS Map


Books


A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: The North of Scotland v. 15 (Regional railway history series)

Forgotten Railways: Scotland

Old Grantown to Aviemore: Upper Strathspey

Speyside Railways: Exploring the Remains of the Great North of Scotland Railways and Its Environs

Strathspey Railway: Guide book