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'Extraordinary damage' to rail lines causes chaos for ScotRail passengers in the Highlands

'Extraordinary damage' to rail lines causes chaos for ScotRail passengers in the Highlands

'Extraordinary damage' to rail lines causes chaos for ScotRail passengers in the Highlands

23 January 2024

Train travellers are being strongly advised to check their journeys in advance after “extraordinary damage” from Storm Isha closed lines.


BREAKING: Emergency services called after crash on the Struie road north of Alness

BREAKING: Emergency services called after crash on the Struie road north of Alness

BREAKING: Emergency services called after crash on the Struie road north of Alness

23 January 2024

Police are at the scene of a road traffic accident on the minor Struie road north of Alness.


Storm Jocelyn will spark rail fresh network shutdown on Tuesday

Storm Jocelyn will spark rail fresh network shutdown on Tuesday

Storm Jocelyn will spark rail fresh network shutdown on Tuesday

22 January 2024

Network Rail Scotland has warned that further serious railway disruption is expected on Tuesday and Wednesday after Storm Jocelyn arrives.


Scot Rail services remain suspended in Highlands due to Storm Isha

Scot Rail services remain suspended in Highlands due to Storm Isha

Scot Rail services remain suspended in Highlands due to Storm Isha

22 January 2024

No train services are running this morning in Scotland until rail lines have been inspected as Storm Isha hit the UK.


'Extreme' 100mph wind forecast sparks red 'danger to life' Storm Isha warning from Met Office for Highlands

'Extreme' 100mph wind forecast sparks red 'danger to life' Storm Isha warning from Met Office for Highlands

'Extreme' 100mph wind forecast sparks red 'danger to life' Storm Isha warning from Met Office for Highlands

22 January 2024

The red warning, which was issued shortly before midnight, covers areas around the Moray Firth.


Strath Oykel road closed due to flooding risk ahead of Storm Isha

Strath Oykel road closed due to flooding risk ahead of Storm Isha

Strath Oykel road closed due to flooding risk ahead of Storm Isha

21 January 2024

The closure will remain in place until further notice.


ScotRail services to end early today ahead of Storm Isha amber warning

ScotRail services to end early today ahead of Storm Isha amber warning

ScotRail services to end early today ahead of Storm Isha amber warning

21 January 2024

Several routes have been cancelled this evening and tomorrow morning.


Rail passengers urged to check warnings before travelling as Storm Isha arrives

Rail passengers urged to check warnings before travelling as Storm Isha arrives

Rail passengers urged to check warnings before travelling as Storm Isha arrives

19 January 2024

The storm could bring winds of up to 70mph on Sunday night and into Monday.


SNOW LATEST: Icy blast continues to hit Highland train and air services

SNOW LATEST: Icy blast continues to hit Highland train and air services

SNOW LATEST: Icy blast continues to hit Highland train and air services

19 January 2024

Transport services in the Highlands are facing another day of chaos and disruption amid the blast of wintry weather.


Road conditions in Highlands "still treacherous" but main routes open to traffic

Road conditions in Highlands "still treacherous" but main routes open to traffic

Road conditions in Highlands "still treacherous" but main routes open to traffic

19 January 2024

The A9 has fully reopened between Caithness and Inverness after gritting lorries battled through the night to clear snow drifts.


UPDATE: Caithness and parts of Sutherland cut off as A9 snowgates remain closed overnight

UPDATE: Caithness and parts of Sutherland cut off as A9 snowgates remain closed overnight

UPDATE: Caithness and parts of Sutherland cut off as A9 snowgates remain closed overnight

18 January 2024

The A9 is to remain closed in both directions overnight between Dunbeath and Helmsdale.


UPDATE: A9 almost cleared of stranded vehicles 'but likely to remain shut for hours yet', say police

UPDATE: A9 almost cleared of stranded vehicles 'but likely to remain shut for hours yet', say police

UPDATE: A9 almost cleared of stranded vehicles 'but likely to remain shut for hours yet', say police

18 January 2024

The force has also advised against travelling between south Highland and north Highland as many key routes remain blocked by drifting snow.


UPDATE: Stranded A9 motorists urged to 'stay in cars and keep warm' as police warn other drivers to 'avoid area'

UPDATE: Stranded A9 motorists urged to 'stay in cars and keep warm' as police warn other drivers to 'avoid area'

UPDATE: Stranded A9 motorists urged to 'stay in cars and keep warm' as police warn other drivers to 'avoid area'

18 January 2024

Police confirm 'multiple' vehicles are stuck in the snow on the A9 north of Helmsdale and have warned that it is unclear when conditions will improve.


UPDATE: Highland flights grounded by wintry blast

UPDATE: Highland flights grounded by wintry blast

UPDATE: Highland flights grounded by wintry blast

18 January 2024

Inverness Airport is being hit by flight cancellations as severe wintry weather affects services.


After the snow - a Yellow warning for strong winds on Sunday

After the snow - a Yellow warning for strong winds on Sunday

After the snow - a Yellow warning for strong winds on Sunday

18 January 2024

This weekend will see a change in weather as strong winds follow on from the recent snow across the north.


Motorists stuck on snow-bound A9 at Helmsdale, warns Traffic Scotland

Motorists stuck on snow-bound A9 at Helmsdale, warns Traffic Scotland

Motorists stuck on snow-bound A9 at Helmsdale, warns Traffic Scotland

18 January 2024

'Several vehicles' have become stranded on the busy A9 trunk road due to heavy and drifting snow, Traffic Scotland has warned.


Snow plough leaves road as drifts cause chaos on Highland routes

Snow plough leaves road as drifts cause chaos on Highland routes

Snow plough leaves road as drifts cause chaos on Highland routes

18 January 2024

Police have urged motorists to take extra care, after heavy snow and drifting left some roads in such poor condition even ploughs have had trouble.


SNOW UPDATE: Highland Council advise against travel as several roads closed in Sutherland

SNOW UPDATE: Highland Council advise against travel as several roads closed in Sutherland

SNOW UPDATE: Highland Council advise against travel as several roads closed in Sutherland

18 January 2024

Highland Council are advising against travel in several areas across Sutherland


SCHOOL CLOSURES: Over 9000 pupils affected by icy blast

SCHOOL CLOSURES: Over 9000 pupils affected by icy blast

SCHOOL CLOSURES: Over 9000 pupils affected by icy blast

18 January 2024

SCHOOLS across the Highlands are being affected by bad weather again today (January 18).


Major road, rail and air travel disruption as severe wintry weather continues to hit the Highlands

Major road, rail and air travel disruption as severe wintry weather continues to hit the Highlands

Major road, rail and air travel disruption as severe wintry weather continues to hit the Highlands

18 January 2024

Snow and ice is causing major transport disruption across the Highlands.


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