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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.

(Permalink) Fort William Mallaig West Highland Line West Highland Railway
Newly-discovered photos documenting the construction of a world famous Highland railway line are set to star in a TV documentary later this week [31st].
(Permalink) BBC Alba Ceol na Loidhne Glenfinnan Glenfinnan Viaduct Mallaig Mallaig Extension Song of the Track West Highland Railway

ScotRail is set to launch an online video which will show the drivers view of some of Scotlands most breath-taking scenery.
(Permalink) ScotRail West Highland Line West Highland Railway

Vital train services linking Helensburgh and Lomond with Glasgow are to be suspended next month. The morning commuter train calling at Arrochar and Tarbet at 0710, Garelochhead at 0730 and Helensburgh Upper at 0742 has been withdrawn from the company's winter timetable, which starts on December 13. The service, which also calls at Cardross at 0750, is the only one on the West Highland line which arrives at Glasgow Queen Street before 0900. From December 13 onwards, the first southbound train of the day on the West Highland route won't arrive in Glasgow until 1131.
(Permalink) Arrochar and Tarbet Cardross Garelochhead Helensburgh Upper West Highland Railway

The Old Military Road in Argyll has reopened this morning following a safety inspection. Train services between Fort William and Bridge of Orchy have been reinstated following a safety inspection.
(Permalink) Landslide West Highland Railway

A landslide has shut part of a world-renowned Scottish rail line - a day after another slip has lead to the closure of an iconic Highlands road.
(Permalink) Bridge of Orchy Caledonian Sleeper Landslide ScotRail Weather West Highland Railway cancellations

ScotRail, Caledonian Sleeper and freight services on the West Highland Line have been affected.
(Permalink) Bridge of Orchy Caledonian Sleeper Landslide ScotRail Weather West Highland Railway cancellations

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