Along with Glenfinnan Community Council, Ms Forbes campaigned for months to see a reduction in the speed limit on safety grounds.
The 24-year-old Prince’s travelling companions on board the Du Teillay were a motley crew of seven much older and rather infirm gentlemen – later called The Seven Men of Moidart
To mark the 275th anniversary of the start of the last Jacobite rising, this week we launch our new weekly series involving a weekly timeline of the events leading up to that momentous day at Glenfinnan on August 19, and some of the interesting facts and artefacts associated with the rising.
All passengers will have to wear face masks on board the Jacobite this summer and in order to maintain on-board social distancing, the buffet car will remain closed. Instead there will be a trolley serving refreshments.
Sketching Scotland is just one of several initiatives the national tourism organisation has created to bring Scotland to visitors.
Glenfinnan alone normally sees almost 400,000 visitors annually, with people drawn to see the 1745 monument and the famous viaduct which appeared in the Harry Potter movies.
Scotrail services between Mallaig and Fort William have been adversely affected and Network Rail engineers had engineers quickly on site.
Among the safety measures planned are changes to seating plans in the Jacobite’s vintage carriages so that people can maintain social distancing on board the train.