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TITLE
HR 86 on the turntable at Kyle
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_LOCOMOTIVES_001_240
PLACENAME
Kyle of Lochalsh
DISTRICT
South West Ross
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Lochalsh
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
24711
KEYWORDS
railway locomotives
Highland Railway locomotives
Highland Railway Society
HRS
HR 86 on the turntable at Kyle

The 'Skye Bogie' class of locomotive were designed for the Highland Railway by its chief locomotive superintendent David Jones. They were built primarily to work on the Dingwall and Skye line. Nine were built at the company's Lochgorm Works in Inverness between 1882 and 1901. The last four were overseen by Jones' replacement, Peter Drummond, who made some alterations to the original design. None of the Skye Bogies were given names and all transferred to the LMS in 1923.



This photograph shows HR 86 on the turntable at Kyle. It was completed in February 1893 and renumbered twice: to 86A in April 1918 and back to 86 in September 1919. After the grouping it became LMS 14279 and continued in service until being withdrawn in October 1927.

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HR 86 on the turntable at Kyle

ROSS: Lochalsh

railway locomotives; Highland Railway locomotives; Highland Railway Society; HRS

Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Locomotives 2 (Jones classes)

The 'Skye Bogie' class of locomotive were designed for the Highland Railway by its chief locomotive superintendent David Jones. They were built primarily to work on the Dingwall and Skye line. Nine were built at the company's Lochgorm Works in Inverness between 1882 and 1901. The last four were overseen by Jones' replacement, Peter Drummond, who made some alterations to the original design. None of the Skye Bogies were given names and all transferred to the LMS in 1923.<br /><br /> <br /><br /> This photograph shows HR 86 on the turntable at Kyle. It was completed in February 1893 and renumbered twice: to 86A in April 1918 and back to 86 in September 1919. After the grouping it became LMS 14279 and continued in service until being withdrawn in October 1927.