Strathspey Steam Railway use crane for new bridge [BBC News]





Date: 14/02/2014

Railway enthusiasts have hired a powerful crane to lift the lower sections of a new bridge into place across a river in the Highlands. Strathspey Steam Railway needs a crossing on the River Dulnain so it can offer journeys between Aviemore and Grantown-on-Spey.


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Steam rail group building new bridge
Driver Henry Leese

BBC News

Railway enthusiasts are to use a powerful crane to lift the lower sections of a bridge into place across a river in the Highlands.

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River Dulnain Bridged

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Leaving Millburn Yard for Aviemore in October 2008, with the bridge sections that will eventually span the River Dulnain.
Location: Millburn Yard
Company: Inverness and Nairn Railway
03/10/2008 Mick Golightly
A class 08 working on the Mossend - Ravenscraig no 3 line crossing the bridge over Merry Street, Motherwell, in the 1980s. This bridge was removed in 2008 and transported by rail to the Strathspey Railway, (see old news item) where it will carry the planned extension of the line to Grantown-on-Spey over the River Dulnain.
Location: Ravenscraig Steel Works
Company: British Steel Corporation
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Strathspey Railway Class 27 No 5394/27106 near Broomhill Junction on 13 February hauling the Colas Crane towards Broomhill. The crane will be used to lift the replacement bridge into position across the River Dulnain.
Location: Broomhill Junction
Company: Inverness and Perth Junction Railway
13/02/2014 John Gray