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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
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.
You can leave your Car in the big lorry parks which are on both sides of the track.
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin
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Georgemas Junction general view map
Georgemas Junction close up map
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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
From the Safeways yard car park
Fig 2 - Looking east
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