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Railway line death in Inverness was man in his 60s, say police

Railway line death in Inverness was man in his 60s, say police

Railway line death in Inverness was man in his 60s, say police

23 February 2024

British Transport Police has revealed the person's sex and age but he has not yet been named by the force. Investigations are continuing.


Key Highland road to close for 'essential bridge repairs'

Key Highland road to close for 'essential bridge repairs'

Key Highland road to close for 'essential bridge repairs'

23 February 2024

The B9176 Struie Road, which provides a vital link between Ross-shire and southern and central Sutherland, will temporarily close at High Bridge.


Section of A836 in Sutherland on North Coast 500 to close to traffic for five days, warns Highland Council

Section of A836 in Sutherland on North Coast 500 to close to traffic for five days, warns Highland Council

Section of A836 in Sutherland on North Coast 500 to close to traffic for five days, warns Highland Council

22 February 2024

Roadworks will affect a mile-long section of road from the eastern end of Bettyhill to the turn off for Farr.


Jamie Stone: 'Now we can argue the case for more Wick flights'

Jamie Stone: 'Now we can argue the case for more Wick flights'

Jamie Stone: 'Now we can argue the case for more Wick flights'

21 February 2024

Jamie Stone wants to see additional flights from Wick John O'Groats Airport following this week's positive news about Scottish Government funding.


1 dead after incident on railway line in Inverness

1 dead after incident on railway line in Inverness

1 dead after incident on railway line in Inverness

21 February 2024

British Transport Police have confirmed that one person was pronounced dead at the scene following an incident on the Far North Line.


UPDATE: Train line reopens between Inverness and Dingwall after incident

UPDATE: Train line reopens between Inverness and Dingwall after incident

UPDATE: Train line reopens between Inverness and Dingwall after incident

21 February 2024

The railway line between Inverness and Dingwall has now reopened after emergency services attended an incident before 8am today.


Emergency forces closure of train line between Dingwall and Inverness

Emergency forces closure of train line between Dingwall and Inverness

Emergency forces closure of train line between Dingwall and Inverness

21 February 2024

Train services are either being cancelled, delayed or revised.


Ullapool to be visited by iconic paddle steamer the Waverley

Ullapool to be visited by iconic paddle steamer the Waverley

Ullapool to be visited by iconic paddle steamer the Waverley

19 February 2024

The paddle steamer will be offering a sailing from Ullapool and down Lochbroom, and along the west coast to Gairloch or Kyle of Lochalsh.


Highland rail network faces 'increasing cancellations' due to cuts to Network Rail budget, argues union

Highland rail network faces 'increasing cancellations' due to cuts to Network Rail budget, argues union

Highland rail network faces 'increasing cancellations' due to cuts to Network Rail budget, argues union

17 February 2024

Cuts to Network Rail increase the likelihood of railway line failures and cancellations, Highland RMT members have warned after more disruption.


Sea-damaged section of Far North Line to reopen, says Network Rail Scotland

Sea-damaged section of Far North Line to reopen, says Network Rail Scotland

Sea-damaged section of Far North Line to reopen, says Network Rail Scotland

15 February 2024

A section of the Far North Line that was battered by spring tides and stormy seas is expected to reopen to trains tomorrow morning (Friday).


PICTURES: Sea damage to Far North Line revealed by Network Rail Scotland

PICTURES: Sea damage to Far North Line revealed by Network Rail Scotland

PICTURES: Sea damage to Far North Line revealed by Network Rail Scotland

14 February 2024

Rail passengers are bracing for further disruption, with engineers expected to give an update later today on when the line may reopen.


Sea-battered railway line to remain closed until at least Wednesday

Sea-battered railway line to remain closed until at least Wednesday

Sea-battered railway line to remain closed until at least Wednesday

13 February 2024

High spring tides are hampering repairs to a sea-battered section of the Far North Line, passengers have been warned.


Engineers to inspect 'significant damage' to Far North Line's sea defences

Engineers to inspect 'significant damage' to Far North Line's sea defences

Engineers to inspect 'significant damage' to Far North Line's sea defences

13 February 2024

Rail passengers on the Far North Line were facing major disruption on Tuesday, after extremely high tides and waves damaged the line.


Storm damaged sea defences spark closure of Far North Line

Storm damaged sea defences spark closure of Far North Line

Storm damaged sea defences spark closure of Far North Line

12 February 2024

The line was closed between Brora and Helmsdale after the tracks in that area suffered coastal flood damage for the second time this winter.


Rail group hopes for action to improve Far North Line after meeting with new transport secretary

Rail group hopes for action to improve Far North Line after meeting with new transport secretary

Rail group hopes for action to improve Far North Line after meeting with new transport secretary

10 February 2024

Rail campaigners are hoping that improvements to the Far North Line can start before the end of the year after a "friendly and constructive meeting".


3 rounds of engineering works to cause train disruption on Highland Mainline

3 rounds of engineering works to cause train disruption on Highland Mainline

3 rounds of engineering works to cause train disruption on Highland Mainline

10 February 2024

Rail passengers travelling from the Highlands to the central belt are being warned to expect several days of disruption in the coming weeks.


Far North Line Community Rail Partnership launches new website

Far North Line Community Rail Partnership launches new website

Far North Line Community Rail Partnership launches new website

09 February 2024

The leading aims of the CRP are to promote the Far North Line and the businesses, services and visitor attractions which can be reached on it.


Passengers 'very much investing' in Wick/Aberdeen flights

Passengers 'very much investing' in Wick/Aberdeen flights

Passengers 'very much investing' in Wick/Aberdeen flights

08 February 2024

An encouraging rise in passengers using Wick airport is proof that local people are investing in the Aberdeen route, Raymond Bremner has said.


Far North line reopens after earlier closure due to flooding at Muir of Ord

Far North line reopens after earlier closure due to flooding at Muir of Ord

Far North line reopens after earlier closure due to flooding at Muir of Ord

07 February 2024

The line had been closed due to flooding.


Railway hit by fresh flooding just hours after reopening, ScotRail confirms

Railway hit by fresh flooding just hours after reopening, ScotRail confirms

Railway hit by fresh flooding just hours after reopening, ScotRail confirms

07 February 2024

Railways disruption is again causing misery for train passengers after the Far North Line flooded again – just hours after it reopened.


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