Far north rail freight service back on track for delayed trial run [Press and Journal]





Date: 03/07/2019

Hopes for a resumption of the regular freight traffic on the northernmost stretch of the rail network are being boosted with a trial run later this month. Very few commercial loads have been hauled either into or out of Caithness since a burst of activity in the 1990s when the freight arm of former freezer manufacturers Norfrost established a terminal at Georgemas Junction. Consignments of timber were also moved south by rail following the creation of a railside loading bay near Kinbrace in 2002. [This article is not available on the Press and Journal website.]


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