The project will get underway from Monday, April 26, with the majority of the work taking place between 7am and 7pm on weekdays only.
Just over £72,000 of funding will go towards a number of projects to improve accessibility on-board vessels, as well as at ports and harbours
The Mallaig project aims to address a number of issues by providing two new facilities to cater for the increasing numbers of motorhomes staying overnight. Once fully fitted out, Mallaig will have a toilet facility, a chemical waste unit, an accessible toilet and shower.
However, operators of what are classed as ‘heritage’ carriages, such as those hauled by the Jacobite have a dispensation that allows the practice to continue until 2023.
However, Mr Rixson said one strength of Lochaber is the extraordinary number of community resilience groups – amongst the highest number in all the Highlands.
For Ingrid, born in Mallaig, brought up in Fort William and now living and working in Glenfinnan, the railway has always been present in her life.
Nets became entangled in old scallop lines and lanterns which were an early attempt at farming scallops and had been abandoned 20 years ago.
No-one with an interest in 20th century Highland history can afford to be without this very satisfying book, according to reviewer Hugh Cheape