Experience the Highland Perthshire hills and rivers, Cairngorms National Park and mountains alongside the Spey Valley.
There's so much to explore along the Highland Main Line, you'll soon realise why it is regarded as one of the most scenic railway lines in the country.
Discover the historic station and signal box at Dunkeld & Birnam, the beautiful and well-kept Victorian station at Pitlochry and onwards to Dalwhinnie, the highest station on the line, home to a famous whisky distillery.
Leave the train at Carrbridge to explore this historic Highland village and take a photograph of the impressive Old Pack Horse Bridge.
Don't miss the impressive Blair Castle, Ruthven Barracks and Kincraig Wildlife Park that are all waiting to be explored along the Highland Line.
Travel along the only surviving wooden viaduct at Aultnaslanach
Travelling through the Pass of Killiecrankie, betwixt road and river and the Soldiers Leap
Over Drumochter Summit in the mist and rain and approaching the Cairngorms as you arrive in Aviemore
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Car parking is available at Inverness Station (IV2 3PY).
There are rail connections to each of Scotland's seven cities. The rail network links many of towns and villages across the country with main lines running north and south through the east and west. For more information visit: www.scotrail.co.uk.
Four main operators, First, Stagecoach, Lothian Buses and National Express, and a number of independent operators, run local bus services in Scotland between the main cities, towns and villages.
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Plan your trip
Take the train from Edinburgh to Dunkeld & Birnam. Trains are frequent (look up times) and take approximately 1 hr 38 minutes.
Pitlochry is a beautiful Victorian Railway Station and the town has plenty of quality accommodation, restaurants, bars and cafes. With 4 trains per day direct to London, it is a wonderful way of getting to Perthshire without the hassle of flying! Situated between Edinburgh and Inverness for day trips and fantastic walking country. Aviemore is also connected to London and has plentiful accommodation for the many winter sports in the Cairngorm National Park.