THE Strathspey Railway had the snow it hoped for, covering the Cairngorms winter landscape for its steam-hauled ‘Santa’ specials.
On occasions, conditions were -13°C, with nearly a foot of snowfall at Aviemore.
Class 27 No. D5394 is seen early morning on December 9 outside Aviemore shed where it was kept on standby.
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The railway’s next workings are ‘panoramic’ diesel railcar services on selected days in February and March, departing Aviemore at 11.00 and 14.00, starting February 14.
Picture: ANDREW JEFFERY
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