Plans to link the network with the Fort William to Inverness route in the future have also been mooted.
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Mr Erskine, Scottish Labour Candidate for Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch for the Scottish parliamentary elections in May, said the Lochaber smelter is vital to the Highlands and should be at the heart of any green economic recovery to the region as the country emerges from the Covid-19 pandemic.
A University of Edinburgh, RuralCovidLife study, has examined the psychological, social and financial effects of the pandemic in rural areas.
Last year, he left his job with the Law Society of Scotland to stand, albeit unsuccessfully, as a candidate against Mr Blackford.
A former senior advisor to Labour’s ex-Holyrood leader, Kezia Dugdale, has been picked by his party to contest the Ross, Skye and Lochaber seat for Westminster currently held by the SNP’s Ian Blackford.