Some Early Lines – The Keith and Dufftown Railway (“The Whisky Line”)

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The Keith and Dufftown Railway (“The Whisky Line”)Spirit_of_Speyside,_Keith_and_Dufftown_Railway

Class 108 diesel multiple unit “Spirit of Speyside” at Keith and Dufftown Railway

Image taken, August 2004.  Original uploader was Kcampbell at en.wikipedia  This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 Generic license.

 The Keith and Dufftown Railway (“The Whisky Line”) is a heritage railway in Scotland, running for 11 miles (18 km) from Keith Town, Keith (Ordnance Survey grid reference NJ429508) to Dufftown (NJ322414) via Drummuir (NJ378442).

Originally the former Great North of Scotland Railway Keith and Dufftown Railway which was part of the link Aberdeen with Elgin (with the Strathspey Railway and Morayshire Railway), the line was latterly a freight-only branch for British Rail, truncated at Dufftown, although in latter years it hosted a series of Northern Belle summer Sunday lunch specials from Aberdeen.

The line is open and a regular service runs throughout…

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