Calls to ‘climate proof’ Scotland’s railway network after landslip on West Highland Line.
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The engines travelled up from the base of operator, West Coast Railways, at Carnforth, in Lancashire.
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.
It was in 1984, much to Bobby’s delight, that steam made a return to Fort William and the West Highland Line. His old steam-powered friend from his Stirling days, Maude, arrived along with other steam engines and Bobby found himself back on the footplate to fire the steam engines once again.
The designated carriages for bikes and large sporting equipment will be piloted on the West Highland Line.
Work is underway to protect the railway from potential landslips and rock-falls from the hillsides and embankments around the iconic Glenfinnan Viaduct, which stars in the Harry Potter film series.
Local rail users have been urged to make use of new Sunday services being introduced on the winter timetable for the West Highland Line, or risk losing them in the longer term.
Entries from across the UK celebrated the legacy of the West Highland Line with awards for short stories, posters and photographs presented at the Highland Bookshop
Designated carriages for bikes and large sporting equipment are to be introduced on the West Highland Line next year.