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Supporters of the West Highland Line - which includes the iconic Glenfinnan Viaduct used in the Harry Potter movies - fear the last remaining rail freight service may soon be lost.
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Glen Douglas Halt: Day in, day out, (with very few exceptions) the Alcan train has kept the Lochaber Smelter going during the COVID-19 crisis and the smelter itself has remained open. An autumnal view of 66733 heading south above above Loch Long. The train is approaching the tight curves just before the turn inland to Glen Douglas.
Ewan Crawford 07/10/2020


Glen Douglas Halt: An ex-Oban Sprinter heads south by Loch Long.
Ewan Crawford 04/02/2020


Auchtertyre Viaduct: 66733 slowly draws a North Blyth-Lochaber Smelter train over the Auchtertyre Viaduct. It's a near constant climb from Crianlarich (Fillan Viaduct) to Upper Tyndrum (County March Summit).
Ewan Crawford 05/03/2020

It's considered by many to be the most scenic rail journey in the world, and now armchair admirers can sit back and enjoy it from the comfort of their own home.

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ScotRail is set to launch an online video which will show the drivers view of some of Scotlands most breath-taking scenery.
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