Talk The Highland Rail Partnership by Frank Roach, Rail Development Manager





Date: 05/10/2004

The Highland Rail Partnership was formed in 1997 to promote development of the Highland rail network for passenger, freight and heritage business. Successes have included winter Sunday trains to Wick and Kyle, an extended season for summer weekend trains to Oban and Mallaig, reopening of Beauly Station, the Safeway Flier to Inverness and Georgemas, return of oil deliveries to rail at Fort William and Lairg, lineside timber-loading at Kinbrace and "The Jacobite" which is Britain's only daily mainline steam operation.


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