Inverness railway station in September 1982. The rear coach of the Wick & Thurso train can be seen in platform 6. The front coaches of this train went to Wick and the rear coaches to Thurso. The train for these destinations was split in two when it reached Georgemas Junction in the far north of Scotland. An unidentified Class 26 sits in platform 5.
On a sunny day in September 1982 class 26 no. 021 waits to depart with a train service from Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh.
The signal is off and class 47 no. 563 leaves Aviemore in the highlands with the 10.05 Edinburgh to Inverness train in 1988.
14 Sep 1988
Class 47 no. 570 approaches Aviemore station with the 12.30 Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street train while in the foreground steam engine No. 60 (Hunslet Works No 3686 NCB) gets ready to depart with the Strathspey Railway company's 13.30 Aviemore Speyside to Boat of Garten service.
Two trains pass each other at Aviemore station. Class 47 no. 527 (right) heads the 14.15 Inverness to Edinburgh service and the 11.35 Edinburgh to Inverness (left) was hauled by class 47 no. 432.
Class 47 no. 633 arrives at Pitlochry station with the 10.15 Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street service in September 1989.
28 Sep 1989
A group of cyclists load their bicycles onto the brake van of The Clansman 10.25 Inverness to London Euston service at Pitlochry in the autumn of 1989. Class 47 no. 636 is at the head of the train.
Class 47 no. 635 awaits departure from Blair Atholl with the 12.30 Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street train in 1989.
Photo set: British Rail Scotland in the 1980s and early 1990s (150 photos)