Minute Book of Railway Company
The opening page from the minute
book of the Highland Railway Company, 1865 (National
Archives of Scotland, reference BR/HR/1/1).
Minute Book >>
Technical and Other Reports
A report by Captain Tyler
to the Board of Trade on the completion of the Duke
of Sutherland's Railway (National Archives of Scotland,
Captain Tyler's Report >>
Transcript of a paper read before the British Association
at Dundee, in September, 1867, on The Construction
and Works of the Highland Railway, by Joseph Mitchell,
Chief Engineer of the Highland Railway (National Archives
of Scotland, reference BR/HR/4/100).
Joseph Mitchell's paper >>
A gradient profile for the
Highland Railway line at Dalwhinnie (National Archives
of Scotland, reference RHP38311/8).
gradient profile >>
Architectural drawings for
a new booking hall for Inverness station and a station
building for (National Archives of Scotland, reference
RHP15154 and RHP15174).
Posters and Notices
A selection of posters from
railway company records.
A selection of photographs
from railway company records and other sources, mostly
relating to the Highland Railway.
wider range of photographs (both historical and modern)
relating to the Highland Railway can be found in the
North By Northwest exhbition.
Enter 'North By Northwest' exhibition' >>
Timetables, Guides and Operational
From the 1860s until the 1960s
railway timetables (and published railway guides were
elaborate volumes, with handy maps, illustrations,
adverts for hotels and tours and other useful information.
pages from Highland Railway Summer 1907 Timetable
pages from Highland Railway Service Timetable for
pages from the ABC Railway Tourist Guide for 1907
Tickets and Ephemera
Railway company records often
contain samples of tickets and other ephemera, and
many more such items are collected by private enthusiasts
a selection of tickets and ephemera >>