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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.


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.


Temporary 40mph speed restriction at Latheron and Causewaymire

Temporary 40mph speed restriction at Latheron and Causewaymire

Temporary 40mph speed restriction at Latheron and Causewaymire

22 February 2024

It was announced this week that there will be a temporary road restriction on the A9/A99 at Latheron and along the Causewaymire road.


Chamber chief says connectivity is key to economic growth

Chamber chief says connectivity is key to economic growth

Chamber chief says connectivity is key to economic growth

21 February 2024

Trudy Morris emphasised that connectivity is a major factor in achieving economic growth as she expressed relief and delight at the PSO announcement.


WATCH: Noisy nightmare over for Watten residents as dodgy manhole cover replaced

WATCH: Noisy nightmare over for Watten residents as dodgy manhole cover replaced

WATCH: Noisy nightmare over for Watten residents as dodgy manhole cover replaced

21 February 2024

The cause of many sleepless nights in Watten was resolved today when the rattling cover over a sewer pipe on the A882 was replaced.


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.


Funding pledge on Wick flights 'excellent news for Caithness', says Maree Todd

Funding pledge on Wick flights 'excellent news for Caithness', says Maree Todd

Funding pledge on Wick flights 'excellent news for Caithness', says Maree Todd

21 February 2024

The Scottish Government's support for the Wick/Aberdeen route ensures airport stability and sustains local employment, according to the local MSP.


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.


Highland Council leader 'absolutely delighted' over Wick PSO boost

Highland Council leader 'absolutely delighted' over Wick PSO boost

Highland Council leader 'absolutely delighted' over Wick PSO boost

21 February 2024

Vital funding from the Scottish Government for Wick/Aberdeen air links will continue in 2024/25, it was announced this morning.


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.


Councillors press for PSO commitment with Wick passenger numbers on the rise

Councillors press for PSO commitment with Wick passenger numbers on the rise

Councillors press for PSO commitment with Wick passenger numbers on the rise

20 February 2024

Councillors have highlighted a 25 per cent rise in Wick passenger numbers as they fight for the continuation of a vital Scottish Government subsidy.


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).


Council announces 'fast, efficient and cost effective' thermal pothole repair trial at Thurso

Council announces 'fast, efficient and cost effective' thermal pothole repair trial at Thurso

Council announces 'fast, efficient and cost effective' thermal pothole repair trial at Thurso

15 February 2024

The council announced that a three-week trial of a 'fast, efficient and cost effective' thermal process for pothole repairs will take place in Thurso.


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

09 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".


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