The Kyle of Lochalsh and Far North Lines

A stunning collection of photographs taken along one of the most scenic routes on Britain's railways, located in the Highlands of Scotland.

The Kyle of Lochalsh and Far North Lines

Author: David Price

Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited

ISBN: 1445683059

Page: 96

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A stunning collection of photographs taken along one of the most scenic routes on Britain's railways, located in the Highlands of Scotland.

The Kyle of Lochalsh Line Great Railway Journeys Through Time

The station can be seen on the right and the Far North line can be seen following
the coastline into the top middle distance. The Kyle line curves off to the left.
There's a locomotive at the north end of the station and the former North
Signalbox ...

The Kyle of Lochalsh Line Great Railway Journeys Through Time

Author: Ewan Crawford

Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited

ISBN: 1445614251

Page: 96

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This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which the Kyle of Lochalsh Line has changed and developed over the last century.

The 50 Greatest Train Journeys of the World

THE FAR NORTH The journey from Inverness to Britain's most northerly town,
Thurso, is overlooked in favour of betterknown ... The section as far as Dingwall is
shared with Kyle of Lochalsh trains (see page 16). From the junction just north of
Dingwall station, the Far North line heads northeast through Easter Ross
farmland, ...

The 50 Greatest Train Journeys of the World

Author: Anthony Lambert

Publisher: Icon Books

ISBN: 1785780662

Page: 300

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Whether you’re on the Orient Express or the Inverness to Wick and Thurso route traversing some of the wildest country in Britain, train travel affords a vision of the world like no other. From the modest line through North Yorkshire’s Esk Valley to the Trans-Siberian; from a narrow-gauge web of lines in the Harz Mountains to the coast-tocoast journey through the mountains of Corsica, acclaimed travel writer Anthony Lambert presents an unmissable selection for any traveller who loves the journey as much as the destination. Here is a carefully chosen, wide-ranging selection of train journeys with character, sublime scenery and a real sense of history.

The Railway Magazine

The background to main line running is covered , starting with the first main line
tour with No . ... Somerset Railway , the North from Perth to Inverness , Norfolk ' s
B12 in black livery , and the the Far North , Kyle of Lochalsh and re - incarnation ...

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Britain from the Rails

The frequent curves from here to the end of the line give the benefit of sweeping
your window views across the magnificent ... Soon we are rattling into Kyle itself ,
and the trip ends at the pier and the still - substantial Kyle of Lochalsh station (
loos , gift shop and ... NORTH THE FAR NORTH Lines from Inverness to Wick
and.

Britain from the Rails

Author: Benedict Le Vay

Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides

ISBN: 9781841622774

Page: 320

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Britain by Rail takes travellers away from the prodding security of airport terminals and the tedium of motorway queues, and revels instead in the magic of Britain's railways. It details the best routes, and is packed full of practical information and quirky tales.

Railfan Railroad

In Scotland , magical landscapes line the Kyle of Lochalsh and Far North lines . ...
before our most popular , covers the history of that great and during the first years
of October 2005- Two Hours train from 1902 origin to 1995 final runs . Now .

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The Railway Heritage of Britain

THURSO N Location in Scottish Region Intercity line Other line Line now closed
Regional division Land shading in feet ... modernity of Glasgow's Argyle Line
suburban services to the lonely Far North and Kyle of Lochalsh lines ; and from
the ...

The Railway Heritage of Britain

Author: Gordon Biddle

Publisher: Michael Joseph

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Page: 270

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British Rail After Beeching

It needed the impetus of a Ministerial refusal to consent to closure of most of the
Central Wales line , a single track ... probability of similar refusal to close the Far
North and Kyle of Lochalsh lines beyond Inverness – which materialised - the B ...

British Rail After Beeching

Author: Geoffrey Freeman Allen

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Page: 384

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Railway Times

Whether the eastern trank lines will succeed in evading the Interstate Commerce
Act by dividing traffic instead of " pooling ” rates may perhaps be doubted . ... THE
GREAT NORTH OF SCOTLAND asks for powers to construct a new railway
through Buchai , from Ellon to Stirling ... asks for powers to extend the West Coast
line from Stromeferry to Kyle of Lochalsh , and to purchase or lease Kyleakin
Ferry .

Railway Times

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Eastern North Eastern Scottish Regions Magazine

THE SCOTTISH REGION'S FURTHEST NORTH By A. YEAMAN , District Goods
& Passenger Manager , Inverness In 1860 the ... At Muir of Ord the branch line
distant as the crow flies , but 44 miles by rail . ... At Dingwall , which is the county
town for Ross - shire , the Kyle - of - Lochalsh line leaves the main line in a
westerly ...

Eastern  North Eastern  Scottish Regions Magazine

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The Scottish Highlands

North of the Great Glen , Stratfipeffer developed as a spa from about 1820
onwards ; but the west coast knew little of ... until 1874 , and it was the 18gos
before the Inverness - Kyle of Lochalsh and the Fort William - Mallaig lines were
finished .

The Scottish Highlands

Author: John Anthony Lister

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Railway Wonders of the World

... Coast beside the Kyle of at Kyle of Lochalsh , while the other railway to
introduce the 4-6-0 type of Lochalsh line . This leaves the main follows a devious
course up to Wick , engine , which it did as far back as 1894 . line a little north of
Stirling ...

Railway Wonders of the World

Author: Clarence Winchester

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The Railway Times

to divide the lines into various sections , with a fixed rate for each section , which
diminishes if two or more sections are travelled over . ... Company are advertising
for tenders for the construction of the works on the Kyle of Lochalsh extension of
their line to Strome Ferry . ... A correspondent states that inquiries made on
Saturday show that the great trunk lines to the north - the North Western , the
Midland ...

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The Scots Magazine

Highland Lines That Might Have Been K. S. Farr Robert M. Adam TH HE
possibility of Kyle of Lochalsh without a railway reminds one of the various lines
which might have been built in the Far North This wild country of Loch More and
Ben and ...

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The Railway News

The London and North - Western of the departments under the Railway
Regulation Act , 1893 , | and Great Western Joint railways have ... and 57 Vic . , C
. 29 , during the year ending July 27 last , has 24 cabins to 10 , and at i to 8 ; the
Cheshire Lines Committee been issued . ... It may be assumed to indicate that the
Kyle of Lochalsh , a long ridge of rock had to be excavated to men are better
satisfied with ...

The Railway News

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