Invergarry & Fort Augustus Railway Picture Gallery

A series of postcard images from days gone by, supplied by Jan Culshaw & The Laura Connection. (all postcard images Copyright © 2004 by The Laura Connection).

This series of postcards was issued during the last passenger carrying period of the railway. At the time, the whole of the line was still open to passengers, but only a short time later the section between the two Fort Augustus stations was closed. and trains no langer ran to the pier to meet the Inverness steamers.

Spean Gorge

Invergarry & Fort Augustus Railway Spean Gorge

The first card in the series depicts a timber train heading North through Spean Gorge.

Laggan

Invergarry & Fort Augustus Railway Train Nearing Invergarry Station

The second card in the series shows a passenger train approaching the North end of Loch Lochy. The viewpoint is from the bottom of Laggan Locks.

Loch Oich

Invergarry & Fort Augustus Railway a Southbound Train About to Enter the Tunnel by Loch Oich

The third card in the series shows a Southbound passenger train about to enter the tunnel alongside Loch Oich. In the background is the paddle steamer "Gondolier".

Fort Augustus Top Station

Invergarry & Fort Augustus Railway Fort Augustus Station And the Swing Bridge Taking The Line Over The Canal To The Pier

The fourth card in the series shows an engine in Fort Augustus main station, on the line to the swing bridge over the canal.

Oich Railway Bridge

Invergarry & Fort Augustus Railway Crossing The Viaduct Over The River Oich After Leaving Pier Station

The fifth card in the series shows a passenger train from the Pier station at Fort Augustus crossing the River Oich towards Fort Augustus main station. One of the few parts of the railway still visible today, the piers of the bridge are still standing.

Fort Augustus Pier Station

Invergarry & Fort Augustus Railway Arriving At The Pier Station For A Steamer Trip Up Loch Ness

The sixth card in the series shows a passenger train at the Pier station. Waiting at the pier is the steamer "Gondolier".

Timetable (Reverse side of cards)

Invergarry & Fort Augustus Railway All Post Card Reverse Sides Include The Timetable

All the cards had on the reverse side the last running passenger timetable of the railway

Restoration Of The Invergarry Station Began in 2012

Click To View The Progress