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Network Rail – Scotland Route
This link does not provide information specifically refering to the West Highland Lines, but is a source of information describing Network Rail’s most significant and current projects in Scotland plus Route Specifications, Upgrade Plans and current News covering service disruptions due to weather or planned works.
Jacobite Steam Train
A spectacular way to travel from Fort William to Mallaig and back. The train is hauled by main line Steam Locomotives which worked the route in the days of steam. All the details on the West Coast Railway’s web site.
Scottish Railway Preservation Society
The Scottish Railway Preservation Society (SRPS) is dedicated to the advancement of Scottish Railway Heritage, has the largest collection of locomotives, rolling stock and railway artifacts outside the National Railway Museum and also organises railtours over Britain’s most scenic railways, including the West Highland Lines.
Glenfinnan Station Museum
Glenfinnan Station Museum is a fascinating heritage site celebrating the history of the West Highland Line and well worth a visit.
Visit the Museum Exhibition to find out how the spectacular railway from Glasgow to Mallaig was built, and learn about the men who built it. Enjoy the lovingly-restored Signal Box and its heritage film studio. Turn up for a close-up encounter with the Jacobite steam train.
Invergarry Station Preservation Society
A society dedicated to the rebuilding of Invergarry Station on the long closed Invergarry & Fort Augustus Railway. This railway line joined the West Highland Line at Spean Bridge and was closed in January 1947. The society has also undertaken to establish a museum dedicated to the history of the Invergarry & Fort Augustus Railway. More about the project at www.stationproject.org.uk
RailTrail is a UK company which offers a wide range of escorted rail tour holidays throughout the UK and Europe. RailTrail feature many railway tours in Scotland and highlight tours over the West Highland Lines in all seasons.