A refurbished Metro-Camm Class 101 pumps out masses of exhaust as it prepares to leave for Aberdeen. These units were given a new livery consisting of white with a broad rail blue stripe. Note the extent of oil contamination of the ballast; this problem was one aspect of the environmental risk-assessment done prior to the stock market flotation of Railtrack plc twenty years later.

Location: Inverness

Company: Inverness and Nairn Railway

Photographer: Charlie Niven

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Date: 1977

Image number: 64449

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