Brora (Brùra) Railway Station

Brora Railway Station

The coastal village of Brora had the most northerly coal mine in Britain.  Its coal fuelled a wide range of different manufacturing industries: salt, bricks, whisky and tweed, becoming the industrial capital of the Highlands.  Using Brora coal-generated electricity at the local woollen mill, the owner sold his surplus power to the parish council to light the village streets from 1913, earning the village the nickname ‘The Electric City’!   

Passenger Information 

Details can be found on Scotrail’s website

Transport and walking routes in the local area 

The X99 bus service runs through the village on the A9, and MacLeod’s Coaches provides a service From Helmsdale to Lairg. 

Details can be found here

What to see and do 

Brora beaches (north and south of the river estuary 
Clyne Parish War Memorial 
Brora bridges 
Loch Brora and Carrol Rock 
Brora Heritage Centre 
Brora Golf Club 
Sutherland Adventure Co – paddleboarding on Loch Brora 
Clynelish Distillery 

More details can be found here.


Next Stop -
Helmsdale (Bun Ilidh) Railway Station


Next Stop -
Dunrobin Castle (Caisteal Dhùn Robain) Railway Station

Scroll to Top