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Excursion Train At Wick Station 31 March 2002

Pride of the Nation - GOOD FRIDAY 29 MARCH TO EASTER MONDAY 1 APRIL 2002

These pictures were of the train in Wick station on 31 March 2002.  This was one of the longest trains in the station for a very long time.  It stood the whole length of the platform and had two engines one at each end of the train.  Staff were preparing the tables for dinner which would be served after they picked up their passengers from Thurso following their trip to John O'Groats.

A luxury four-day excursion through the magical Scottish Highlands to Wick, Thurso, Kyle of Lochalsh and Dunrobin Castle, from London King's Cross, Stevenage and Peterborough.

The Pride of the Nation for a luxury four-day excursion through the magnificent Scottish Highlands! Based in luxury hotels in Inverness, the itinerary includes the highly scenic rail routes to Wick, Thurso and Kyle of Lochalsh, visits to dramatic Dunrobin Castle and remote John o’Groats, and an unforgettable tour of the Isle of Skye.

This Spectacular Train Trip To Caithness through Scotland from London was run by Hertfordshire Rail Tours

The weekend trip from Friday to Monday was £495 per person and was fully booked this year.  What a spectacular trip to the Highlands right up the length of the UK to Caithness and other great Scottish stops along the way.