This enabled a comprehensive review of the difficulties the line has been experiencing.
Fo FNL Convener Mike Lunan commented, "Fo FNL has made its views known to politicians and funders for many years: this Report will allow us to be more focused and evidence-based, and we record our gratitude to its author, Tony Glazebrook." The full report is available here.
We would like to congratulate our colleagues at the Tarka Rail Association who also received a Gold Award. We are hoping our page will stimulate interest in what we do and the Far North Line in general.
Please have a look at our page, like it (if you do! iven the rugged terrain that it crossed the Highland Railway did not lack for remarkable bridges over the many water courses and defiles along its route.
Plus by joining you would be helping to strengthen our arguments even more for the work that needs to be done on the line.
f you are travelling along the Far North Line you might like to enhance your journey by downloading our guide, written by Richard Ardern, one of our committee members and very prolific article writer for Far North Express!
The award was presented by Christian Wolmar, Railfuture President, to Gavin Sinclair, Fo FNL member and former secretary.
We hope that the double track on the certificate is a subliminal reference to the Scottish Government's pending announcement about rail improvements to be carried out in CP6 (Control Period 6)!The team consists of Abellio Scot Rail, Network Rail, HITRANS and Fo FNL.This is a major step towards achieving necessary improvements including the installation of the Lentran Loop. o FNL has commissioned Tony Glazebrook of Aliona Ltd to carry out a detailed study of the Far North Line.Anne-Mary Paterson once more gives us the benefit of her extensive knowledge and research to give an interesting and comprehensive overview of these structures many of which are still part of the fabric of the present system.The book is fully illustrated on glossy art paper and may be purchased at good bookshops for £16.00 or from the Society for £18.50 by post.The Guide is in format so you will be able to follow it on any smartphone or tablet.