NN9358 : Highland Mainline

taken 1 year ago, near to Pitlochry, Perth And Kinross, Great Britain

Highland Mainline
Highland Mainline
This photo shows the 'Highland Mainline' Railway Line in western Scotland.

Trains run on this line between Edinburgh/Glasgow to Inverness. The line mainly follows the A9 road between Perth and Inverness.

In a typical weekday service, 7 trains run to Edinburgh and 4 trains to Glasgow heading South. Going North, there is 5 trains a day direct from Glasgow and 5 from Edinburgh. Also there is the daily 'Highland Chieftain' train from Inverness to London via Edinburgh and the East Coast Mainline and also the Caledonian Sleeper to London running overnight, 6 days a week.

Pictured here is a single track section of the line just north of Pitlochry which is closer to the southern end of the line. Also shown is an old style Semaphore Signal which is set to be replaced with more modern signalling.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 24 March, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 2 May, 2018
Geographical Context
Railways  Air, Sky, Weather 
Railway (from Tags)
Highland Main Line 
Country (from Tags)
Scotland 
Place (from Tags)
Highlands 
Near (from Tags)
Pitlochry 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NN 933 584 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:42.3216N 3:44.5832W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NN 934 583
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Semaphore Signal  Single Track Railway 

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