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Inverness Airport Station & Dalcross Area Enhancements

Inverness Airport Station & Dalcross Area Enhancements

This is the development of a new two platform station (with step-free access via a footbridge with lifts) adjacent to Inverness Airport. Work also includes a new double track loop through the station and closure of Dalcross level crossing.

Inverness Airport Station – Development of a new two platform station (with step-free access via footbridge with lifts) adjacent to the Airport. Work includes a new double track loop through the station and closure of Dalcross level crossing. Proposal also has associated parking, road alterations, railway access points, a permanent compound and a new footbridge close to Dalcross level crossing. The existing masonry arch overbridge to the east of the site is proposed to be removed.

Project Timeline

  1. 2017 - 2020 Initial site Investigations and designs
  2. Q3 2020 - Submit PAN Notice
  3. Q4 2020 - Begin Public Consultation
  4. Q4 2020 - Submit Planning Application

Project Updates

  • The Highland Council's planning committee has unanimously approved proposals which will see a new railway station built at Inverness Airport.

    Planning consent received for Inverness Airport train station

    The Highland Council's planning committee has unanimously approved proposals which will see a new railway station built at Inverness Airport.

    The plans for this station will see the construction of a two-platform station on the Aberdeen-Inverness line, with step-free access via a footbridge with lifts, adjacent to Inverness Airport.

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Why?

In November 2017 Transport Scotland asked Network Rail to develop proposals to provide a new two platform station adjacent to Inverness Airport. Prior to November 2017 HITRANS led on the station development and this was incorporated into a previous planning application.

What will change?

Development of a new two platform station (with step-free access via footbridge with lifts) adjacent to Inverness Airport, a new double track loop through the station and closure of Dalcross level crossing

What will change?

Drawings and Plans

2020 10 12 Dalcross Level Crossing footbridge Sheet 1 150005 BNU DRG EMF 002000 (pdf, 1KB)

2020 10 16 Dalcross Loop Location Plan Sheet 1 150005 BNU DRG EMF 001020 P02 (pdf, 799KB)

2020 10 16 Dalcross Loop Location Plan Sheet 2 150005 BNU DRG EMF 001021 P03 (pdf, 524KB)

2020 10 16 Dalcross Station proposed car park landscape plan 150005 BNU DRG EEN 001001 A04 (pdf, 1KB)