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TITLE
Diesel Locomotives outside Inverness Roundhouse, 1960
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_STATIONS_001_764
PLACENAME
Inverness
DATE OF IMAGE
14 August 1960
PERIOD
1960s
CREATOR
A T H Edwards
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
27473
KEYWORDS
Highland Railway
HR

HRS
Diesel Locomotives outside Inverness Roundhouse, 1960

Inverness Roundhouse with Class 24 diesels.

Following the demise of steam the Type 2s (which later became the 'Class 24' and 'Class 26') became the mainstay of services over Highland lines.

A roundhouse is an engine shed laid out as an arc, with all tracks leading from a central turntable. With 31 stalls Inverness was a particularly fine example.

The Inverness & Nairn Railway first opened a station in Inverness on 7 November 1855 and it developed to become the railway centre of the Highlands with routes radiating south to Perth and beyond; east to Aberdeen, west to Kyle of Lochalsh and north to Wick. It is still open.

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Diesel Locomotives outside Inverness Roundhouse, 1960

1960s

Highland Railway; HR; ; HRS

Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Stations

Inverness Roundhouse with Class 24 diesels.<br /> <br /> Following the demise of steam the Type 2s (which later became the 'Class 24' and 'Class 26') became the mainstay of services over Highland lines.<br /> <br /> A roundhouse is an engine shed laid out as an arc, with all tracks leading from a central turntable. With 31 stalls Inverness was a particularly fine example.<br /> <br /> The Inverness & Nairn Railway first opened a station in Inverness on 7 November 1855 and it developed to become the railway centre of the Highlands with routes radiating south to Perth and beyond; east to Aberdeen, west to Kyle of Lochalsh and north to Wick. It is still open.