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Post  rufuskins on Fri 10 May 2013, 1:57 pm

Route Name = Highland Mainline

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Route Author = John Melia (original Highland Mainline) and Robert MacGregor (Inverness to Aberdeen addition)

Route Location = Scotland

Route Mileage = 118 plus miles

Route Era = 1980s to 1990s

Route Source = from UKTS downloading at UKTrainSim.

Additional files required to be installed if not already done so = UK Finescale

Route Description =
An MSTS route available to download as noted above.

Activities are available here and relevant stock is available from UKTS.

“The Highland Mainline route is a representation of the line from Perth to Inverness.

This route was originally built by the Highland Railway and runs from Perth in the South to Inverness at its most northerly point. This is a distance of 118 miles no less and there is not much level track! At its highest point it hits 1484 feet above sea level at Drumochtor which made it the highest point on BR or Network Rail as it is now known. It again hits a high at Slochd which is 1315 feet above sea level. It is essentially a mainline, and hence track speeds reflect this and it is a fairly fast run in parts with 90mph stretches being found.

RobertM has uploaded an extension from Inverness to Aberdeen, although this was never completed, in so far as it is missing scenery.”

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