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I imagine reinstating the bridge over the Spey would have been daunting.
I was thinking both, but as you say it would have been quite a sight on the hills.
I'm just wondering, back in the day, what would have been the heaviest train that regularly passed over Dava Moor?
It would be tricky as a through route, because it has been built over at the Forres end, but interesting to talk about as a WIBN.
There is the Divie viaduct between Forres and Dava. I suspect the Jacobite would win in terms of scenery, but Forres is less than 100 feet above...
Just to add that Forres has more than 2x the combined population of Aviemore and Grantown, but yes, it would be a very long railway with an awful...
I hope it doesn't prevent the line being extended further north at some point in the future.
I've just been watching the Channel 5 series on the NYMR.
How on earth did the boilersmith manage to get a signal for his mobile inside the...
I've mentioned this before, but I've always been intrigued by the thought of steam slogging up the 15 miles of 1 in 75 from Forres to Dava summit.
I'm not sure the Kitson-Still was a failure in the same sense that the others were. Being one of a kind was obviously a disadvantage, and back in...
There's the Cairngorm Mountain Railway 2 metre gauge (6' 6.75")
There was some discussion of Irish track gauge on page 5 of this thread....
Is this a better thread?
Potential new coal mine.
Can anyone explain the difference between coking coal and the...
Could it run on NR?
I'm just wondering what varieties of conjugated valvegear were tried.
It's not impossible devise a scheme that would give the correct motion (in...
Do you mean a coach?;)
Is there space for a turntable at Mallaig?
I've heard that in Germany "Plandampf" is organised to support regions that require "economic help."
Regarding the Barrow line, a few years ago I...
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