A poster advertising improvement to the Inverness to Aberdeen route has been displayed at stations along the line.
For further details see the Network Rail site.
John Yellowlees [02/11/2015]
The north end of Inverurie station on 26 March 1959 sees J36 0-6-0 no 65303 engaged in manoeuvres in conjunction with Barclay no D2414 prior to taking out a freight. The Barclay (diesel mechanical) shunter, which entered service early in 1959, has no coupling rods and looks to be in course of delivery.
Robin Barbour Collection (Courtesy Bruce McCartney) [26/03/1959]
The early 1980s was an interesting period on the Aberdeen - Inverness line. The Swindon DMUs had been replaced with refurbished Mark 1 stock, usually hauled by the likes of 27006 (or 27008?) as in this view. Behind the trees can be seen the remains of Inverurie Loco Works (now a Tesco). Some other works buildings do still remain, namely the workshops in the distance above the coaches, albeit in a poor state.
John Williamson [//1981]
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