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Written by Andrew Pearson - 21 Aug 2007
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Location notes
In the rural Highlands, Rogart it situated on the Far North line.
Railway type and traffic
Mostly 158s. But there are often charters to Dunrobin Castle or Wick and Thurso.
Environment
In a farmers field, so always chance of animals but when I have been it has been animal free.
Road directions
Rogart is 4 miles from the A9 trunk road, on the A839 between The Mound and Lairg.

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Rogart map co-ordinates
Parking
There is space to park on side of road.
Public transport
Three train services in each direction call at Rogart.

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Amenities
Nothing at the location
Accommodation
See the Rogart website for details.
But of particular interest to enthusiasts is the Sleeperzzz Accomodation!
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Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Rogart

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Streetmap links
Rogart general view map
Rogart close up map

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Photographic notes
There is a possible shot both ways at Rogart.
Excellent for trains leaving north for thrash if the right loco is around after it has to climb the bank after stopping.
Due to the nature of the line here north (Wick and Thurso) bound workings will actually be heading south!


General views - All photographs © Andrew Pearson unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north west


Fig 1 - Looking north west


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