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Written by David Ross - 14 Sep 2004
last update by Marcus Dawson - 06 Sep 2013
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Location notes
This location lies above the Inverness Avoiding Line and the departure roads for the far north platforms. The actual junction being to the west of the bridge.
Railway type and traffic
Primarily traffic is 158 units heading to either Kyle or the Far North. However you can see most of the traffic around the station location, albeit in the distance. Sometimes the triangle is used for turning moves. Freight is sparse but when it appears it will usually be 67 or 37 hauled.
Environment
This location is situated about half a mile from Inverness station and is on a set of steps, above the Royal Mail Sorting Office.
Road directions
Take the Fort William road (A82) at Longman Roundabout and follow it until you come to Safeways then follow the road into Safeways and park your car here. From there walk back along past the car park and there is a set of steps right in front of you.

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Inverness, Rose Street Bridge map co-ordinates
Parking
This can be found near to the location in either Safeways Rose Street, Rose Street Deck Car Park and many other parks around the city centre.
Public transport
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Amenities
There is various chippys nearby. There is one in the bus station which is behind the deck car park. There are also various Food Outlets along the High Street.
Accommodation
Info on Hotels & Bed and Breakfasts can be found at Visit Scotland.com
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Inverness, Rose Street Bridge

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Photographic notes
Given the lines east to west direction the main shot will be backlit for most of the morning. Accordingly the east bound shot, of workings into Inverness should be well lit.

As Inverness station itself is on the opposite corner of the triangle this line is used by services either:
Avoiding the station altogether,
Having reversed out of the main platforms and heading north to the Kyle or Wick Lines.

Update Sept 2013:
The trees on the station side of the bridge have grown up restricting the views, fig 1 and 2, available.


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


Fig 1 - Looking west - <i>Image  Phil Wimbush</i>


Fig 2 - Looking east - Image Phil Wimbush


Fig 2 - Looking east - <i>Image  Phil Wimbush</i>

This view shows how the trees have grown from the time when Fig 3 was taken.

Fig 3 - Looking east


Fig 3 - Looking east


Fig 4 - Looking east - Photo by Jamie Martin


Fig 4 - Looking east - <i>Photo by Jamie Martin</i>

A slightly wider view than fig 3

Fig 5 - Looking west - Photo by Jamie Martin



Fig 5 - Looking west - <i>Photo by Jamie Martin</i>


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