With over 100 present-day and archive photographs and maps, Scottish Highland Railways
describes eight great journeys by rail through northern Scotland, detailing the history of the lines while travelling along their modern-day routes.
The book provides the histories of the railways of the east coast, the Grampian region, the highland main line and the Far North, West Highland and Oban, Mallaig and Kyle of Lochalsh. Featured are:
- A railway company 'family tree' and a timeline documenting the many mergers and changes over time.
- Useful chapters on the recent history of these railways in the 20th and 21st centuries.
- A list of operational stations in 2020 together with passenger usage statistics.
- Details of rail organizations and regulations in Scotland.