The level crossing and closed station at Achterneed seen from the 10.40 Inverness-Kyle train on Saturday 13th April 1968, as it battles into the 1 in 50 gradient towards the Ravens Rock summit.
Frank Spaven Collection (Courtesy David Spaven) [13/04/1968]
A reluctant trainspotter watches a Kyle-Inverness train drift east down the bank through Achterneed (closed 1965) heading for Dingwall in 1988.
David Spaven [//1988]
A brief respite for this Kyle train behind 5333 in the 1970s. The train is on the short stretch of 1 in 350 gradient through Achterneed, before resuming the battle up the otherwise continuous 1 in 50 from Fodderty Junction to the 458^ Ravens Rock summit. A classic climb for ^head-out-of-the-window / right-behind-the-loco^ viewing, before sprinterisation took the fun away!
Frank Spaven Collection (Courtesy David Spaven) [//]
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