Basic Site Details

Name: Forres Junction Railway Station
Town, district or village: Forres
City or county: Morayshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Was at the junction of three braches of the railway - Aviemore, Grantown-on-Spey, Inverness.

Rinceau brackets on platform were cast by P & W MacLellan of Glasgow and are survivors of the older station.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Railway station  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 313 December 1877 Journal referenceArcade on north platform
Item 2 of 310 October 1878 Journal referenceScreen on down platform
Item 3 of 32 May 1952 * RestorationBritish Railways propose rebuilding station

* earliest date known from documented sources.


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 2Murdoch PatersonEngineerA1877 Arcade on north platform
Item 2 of 2Murdoch PatersonEngineerB1878 Screen on down platform


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1British Railways1952 scheme


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Pressp635

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder2 May 1952  p684
Item 2 of 3Inverness Courier13 December 1877   
Item 3 of 3Inverness Courier10 October 1878