Work on Highland Mainline 26/10/2002 to 03/11/2002





Date: 03/11/2002

The Highland Main Line is closed for works which will take a week.

- Replacement of central track section of the 'A' listed timber 5-span Moy viaduct over the Alit Craeg Bheithin, north of Moy, at a cost of £2.6m
- Partial replacement of the Dalnaspidal bridge over the Altavaich Burn, between Struan and Dalnaspidal, at a cost of £500,000
- Reinforcement of Kingswood Tunnel, south of Dunkeld, with a concrete lining and other works at a cost of £420,000
- Installation of new drainage, renewal of cesses and repairs to embankments damaged by heavy rainfall in September, between Culloden and Cradlehall, at a cost of £1m
- Maintenance to signalling at Dunkeld, Pitlochry, Blair Atholl, Dalwhinnie, Kingussie and Aviemore

The work will involve 150 engineers and contractors and should be complete on Sunday the 3rd of November at 10am.