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The Highland Railway (HR) was one of the smaller railways before the grouping; it operated north of Perth railway station in Scotland and served the farthest north and south of Britain. It was absorbed into the [[London, Midland and Scottish Railway]] in 1923.
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[[Image:Im1925EnV139-p699a.jpg|thumb| 1874. ]]
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[[Image:Im1894OurRail2-Snow4.jpg|thumb| 1881. The snow storm. ]]
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[[Image:Im1894OurRail2-Snow5.jpg|thumb| 1891. The snow storm. ]]
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[[Image:Im1895EnV79-p098a.jpg|thumb| 1895. ]]
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[[Image:Im1922v134-p31.jpg ‎|thumb|1922.Express Passenger Engine. ]]
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[[Image:Imv208-p702.jpg ‎|thumb|1959.0-6-4 tank engine. ]]
  
The Chief Engineer (CE) of the originally proposed Perth and Inverness Railway was [[Joseph Mitchell]]. He held the same post for the [[Inverness and Nairn railway]], the [[Inverness and Aberdeen Junction Railway]], the [[Inverness and Perth Junction Railway]] (that is the three that merged to form the Highland Railway). He relinquished the post in 1863. The work was then carried out by a private company (which just happened to be the one run by Mitchell), and arrangement that was terminated in June 1865 when the merger that formed the Highland Railway took effect.
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of Inverness, Scotland.
  
* [[J W Buttle]]June 1865 - 1869  (with title of 'Superintendent of Permanent Way')
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The Highland Railway (HR) was one of the smaller railways before the grouping; it operated north of Perth railway station in Scotland and served the farthest north and south of Britain. <ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Railway] Wikipedia</ref>
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The Chief Engineer (CE) of the originally proposed Perth and Inverness Railway was [[Joseph Mitchell]]. He held the same post for the [[Inverness and Nairn Railway]], the [[Inverness and Aberdeen Junction Railway]], the [[Inverness and Perth Junction Railway]] (that is the three that merged to form the Highland Railway). He relinquished the post in 1863. The work was then carried out by a private company (which just happened to be the one run by Mitchell), an arrangement that was terminated in June 1865 when the merger that formed the Highland Railway took effect.
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1865 The company dates, under its present title, from 1865.
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1888 See [[Locomotive Stock June 1888]]
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1908 The number of miles of line owned is 485. <ref>The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908</ref>
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1923 Absorbed into the [[London, Midland and Scottish Railway]].
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'''Key Personnel'''
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[[Inverness and Nairn Railway]]
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* [[Alexander Allan]] December 1854 - May 1865; worked through a local representative - his nephew [[William Barclay]].
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* [[David Jones]] May 1865 - Dec 1865 temporary appointment
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'''Highland Railway'''
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* [[J. W. Buttle]] June 1865 - 1869  (with title of 'Superintendent of Permanent Way')
 
* [[Peter Wilson]] 1870-1874;  
 
* [[Peter Wilson]] 1870-1874;  
 
* [[Murdoch Paterson]] 1875-1897;
 
* [[Murdoch Paterson]] 1875-1897;
* [[William Roberts]] 1898-1913
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* William Roberts 1898-1913
 
* [[Alexander Newlands]] 1914-1922.
 
* [[Alexander Newlands]] 1914-1922.
  
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* [[William Stroudley]]  Jan 1866 - Jan 1870
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* [[David Jones]]  Jan 1870-1896
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* [[Peter Drummond]]  1896 - Dec 1911
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* [[F. G. Smith]]  Dec 1911 - Aug 1915
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* [[Christopher Cumming]] Sept 1915 1922
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* [[David Chalmers Urie|D. C. Urie]] 1922 
  
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== See Also ==
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Inverness and Nairn railway
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==Sources of Information==
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<references/>
  
* December 1854 May 1865 Alexander Allan Worked through a local representative - his nephew William Barclay.
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* May 1865 - Dec 1865 David Jones temporary appointment
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[[Category:Railway Companies]]
* Jan 1866 - Jan 1870 William Stroudley 
 
* Jan 1870-1896 David Jones 
 
* 1896 - Dec 1911 Peter Drummond 
 
* Dec 1911 - Aug 1915 F.G. Smith 
 
* Sept 1915 1922 Christopher Cumming
 
* 1922  D.C. Urie<ref>Wikipedia</ref>
 
 
 
 
 
==Notes==
 
<references/>
 

Latest revision as of 13:07, 24 April 2017

1874.
1881. The snow storm.
1891. The snow storm.
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1922.Express Passenger Engine.
1959.0-6-4 tank engine.

of Inverness, Scotland.

The Highland Railway (HR) was one of the smaller railways before the grouping; it operated north of Perth railway station in Scotland and served the farthest north and south of Britain. [1]

The Chief Engineer (CE) of the originally proposed Perth and Inverness Railway was Joseph Mitchell. He held the same post for the Inverness and Nairn Railway, the Inverness and Aberdeen Junction Railway, the Inverness and Perth Junction Railway (that is the three that merged to form the Highland Railway). He relinquished the post in 1863. The work was then carried out by a private company (which just happened to be the one run by Mitchell), an arrangement that was terminated in June 1865 when the merger that formed the Highland Railway took effect.

1865 The company dates, under its present title, from 1865.

1888 See Locomotive Stock June 1888

1908 The number of miles of line owned is 485. [2]

1923 Absorbed into the London, Midland and Scottish Railway.


Key Personnel

Inverness and Nairn Railway

Highland Railway

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Wikipedia
  2. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908