Highland Railway Archive Records
In North Highland Archive, Wick
The archive includes Iain Sutherland's notes and drafts for his book
'The Wick & Lybster Railway' and the original memorandum from
Plans of Georgemas Junction; copies of shareholders minutes.
Extensive council minutes and local newspapers covering the extension
to Wick 1872.
A selection of photographs.
Census records showing staff and station houses
Large-scale OS maps.
Friends Of The Far North Line
The Friends of the Far North Line is the campaign group for rail north
of Inverness, lobbying for improved services for local users, tourists
13 October 03
Excursion Train From London At
The popularity of
train trips to the north of Scotland seems to be gaining ground as yet
another excursion train left wick on Monday morning after a weekend in
the far north. With meals served aboard the train and stops
for short trips around the various stops the journey to the north by
train seems to have a lot to offer people who want to leave the car at
19 June 03
Deltic Preservation Society Trip To Caithness
Monday 23 June 2003
A special train will descend on both Wick and Thurso on Monday 23rd
June. It is really a "very special" as it will be hauled by a
deltic loco[actually two-- 55019 and 55009] and should arrive in the
early hours of morning morning--certainly before 8
am. It's Wick first then Thurso after that down the
road to Dingwall for a trip to Kyle. Those interested in
local railways will want to see the train. No exact times and
things are a little flexible on the 4 day tour of Scotland.
Deltic Preservation Web site
20 April 03
Easter Train Takes The Strain To Caithness,
Orkney And The Highlands
Hertfordshire Train Tours
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. Ran in 2002 from Good Friday for
four days to 1 April 2002. Started in London.
See the train in Wick station
Lets you put in the start and finish
and produce route and prices etc.
Network Rail is an engineering
company formed to revitalise Britain's railways. We maintain, improve
and upgrade every aspect of the railway infrastructure,
including. the web site has timetables and booking facilities
linked to it.
The Trainline -
booking for most trains
Virgin West Coast
West Coast Main Line
services between Glasgow and London Euston.
Virgin Cross-Country operates
services between Scotland and most areas of England.
North Eastern Railway
GNER operates East Coast Main Line services between
Scotland & London Kings Cross
European Rail Travel
Railway Groups and Museums
Railway Preservation Society
has links to other Railways sites
UK Heritage Railways
Association of Tourist Railways - Victoria
Canadian Pacific Railway
SNCF - High Speed
SNCF - for
disabled travellers - in English
Deutsche Bahn - Euros
Railways - In German
German Railways - History
Dutch Railways - In Dutch
Rail Travel Company
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North American Railroads - History
Streamliners - America's Lost Trains
for Everyone interested in trains
Riding The Lost Rails
Depression Years 1929 - 40
Steam & Electric Locomotives of The
New Haven Railroad
Transit People -
Single Page For younger children.
Union Pacific - Train Talk
Travel to Caithness
Encyclopedia Links etc.