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Around two thirds of the 118-mile line is still single track and has not been electrified
(Permalink) Doubling Highland Main Line


Dalwhinnie: A permanent way gang welding rails south of Dalwhinnie as part of the track redoubling work to Blair Atholl in the summer of 1976.
Frank Spaven Collection (Courtesy David Spaven) //1976


Dalnaspidal: Track redoubling work underway north of Dalnaspidal in the winter of 1976.
Frank Spaven Collection (Courtesy David Spaven) //1976

Rail users across the north are being urged to pressure the government into making good on a mothballed pledge to upgrade the tracks between Inverness and Perth.
(Permalink) Doubling Highland Main Line Inverness and Perth Junction Railway

Local Green MSP Ross Greer has secured a major breakthrough in his campaign to have the Milngavie rail line redualled.
(Permalink) Bearsden Doubling Hillfoot Milngavie Milngavie Line Westerton


Hillfoot: View looking north at Burnbrae. Line when still double track and class 303 heading south.
Ewan Crawford //


Hillfoot: Track lifting in progress during singling of sections of the Milngavie branch in 1990. Scene just north of Hillfoot station.
Ewan Crawford //1990

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