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Written by David Ross - 25 Oct 2004
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Location notes
This location lies at the top of the Far North Line and is the UK's most Northerly Junction.
Railway type and traffic
The type of traffic found at Georgemas Junction is usually First Scotrail Class 158s and the daily Safeway's service which usually produces an DB Schenker class 66. There is also the occasional Charter run by either S.R.P.S, Pathfinder or Hertfordshire Railtours.
In the middle of nowhere, just below the main A9 trunk road.
Being just about as high as you can get in the Highlands of Scotland the weather can be very extreme. Be prepared for change.
Road directions
To get to this location by car follow the A9 all the way from Inverness.

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Georgemas Junction map co-ordinates
You can leave your Car in the big lorry parks which are on both sides of the track.
Public transport
You can only get to this location by Train for times and fares.

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Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
It might be necessary to adjust the time to suit your visit, this link should open with the current day.
Georgemas Junction

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Streetmap links
Georgemas Junction general view map
Georgemas Junction close up map

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Photographic notes
If you are here for a tour to Thurso then the train will have to reverse. There is a station foot bridge that offers a vantage point for these moves. Units will, usually, pass through the station three times as they call at Thurso, Wick and return to Inverness.

General views - All photographs © David Ross unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking west

Fig 1 - Looking west

From the Safeways yard car park

Fig 2 - Looking east

Fig 2 - Looking east

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