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2017 Renovations

Built in 1987 and now 30 years old, Blair Atholl towards Drumochter is currently receiving a major overhaul ahead of its return to public exhibition on 24th June at Perth.

The works include;

 

  • Complete replacement of track and turnouts in both fiddle yards
  • Replacement of track bed on the climb towards Drumochter
  • Re-laying of main line track north of Blair Atholl
  • New control panel
  • New fiddle yard route selection system from Megapoints Controllers
  • New servo control for semaphore signals with realistic "bounce" effects
  • Improvements to baseboards including new registration dowels
  • New LED exhibition lighting
  • Addition of the Garry / Errochty Hydro Electric feeder dam
  • Addition of Trinafour road overbridge near the disused Dalanraoch Signal Box

 

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