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The Friends of the Far North Line
Cairdean Na Loine Tuath
the campaign group for rail north of Inverness - lobbying for improved services for the local user, tourist and freight operator

Let's Get On With the Work!

Railways are vitally important for the future to deliver environmentally friendly transport solutions in line with government carbon policy. The Highlands lag far behind in rail infrastructure, most of it single track.

The 2011 election is over and Highlanders (our turn now having come after a long wait) wish to see the promised strategic rail improvements delivered.

Already promised are:

[Hourly frequencies on the lines from Inverness to Perth and Aberdeen will greatly improve connections for both the Far North (FNL) and Kyle lines]

In addition to these promised upgrades, which make so much strategic sense to improve connectivity between the Scottish cities and their hinterlands, there are other projects being worked upon to meet perceived needs. Some of these will be included in Network Rail's 2nd Route Utilisation Strategy due to be published later this summer:

Future desirable projects:

FoFNL 2011