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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

Newsletter of The Friends of The Far North Line

Issue 57

September 2012

Freight (radio)activity in the empty wastes of the Far North Line:

Direct Rail Services' 37602 and 37605 shield the nuclear flask as it approaches Kinbrace during the first test run for the Dounreay decontamination traffic on 5 July 2012.

Sandy Colley
Shrouded in steam to keep warm, 45305 passes Clachnaharry in the early morning of 23 April 2012 with the Great Britain V railtour to Kyle of Lochalsh.
Sandy Colley
A rail replacement bus conveyed passengers from Muir of Ord to Beauly and Inverness on 11 June 2012 when no convenient train was available.
Strangely, the passengers all looked happy to be on a bus.