Scottish Highland Railways

Scottish Highland Railways
Format: Paperback / softback, 160 Pages
ISBN: 9781785007927
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With over 100 present-day and archive photographs and maps, Scottish Highland Railways describes eight great journeys by rail through northern Scotland, detailing  the history of the lines while travelling along their modern-day routes. 

The book provides the histories of the railways of the east coast, the Grampian region, the highland main line and the Far North, West Highland and Oban, Mallaig and Kyle of Lochalsh. Featured are:
  • A railway company 'family tree' and a timeline documenting the many mergers and changes over time.
  • Useful chapters on the recent history of these railways in the 20th and 21st centuries.
  • A list of operational stations in 2020 together with passenger usage statistics.
  • Details of rail organizations and regulations in Scotland.

The author

David Tucker has been a keen user of public transport since the 1960s, while working in various professions as a researcher and writer. A tour guide across Scotland since 2010, David has extensive knowledge of travel in the Highlands. He has lived for many years near Stirling, enjoying the city's cultural life and good public transport connections.

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Format: Paperback / softback, 160 Pages
ISBN: 9781785007927
Illustrations: 100 color photos
Size: 7.44 in x 9.68 in / 188.98 mm x 245.87 mm