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Network Rail Scotland engineers take to Twitter to share picturesque Highland snowscape photo, taken at Achnasheen in Ross-shire


By Philip Murray

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The beautiful aerial photo of a snowy Achnasheen. Picture: Network Rail Scotland.
The beautiful aerial photo of a snowy Achnasheen. Picture: Network Rail Scotland.

A BEAUTIFUL aerial photo of a frozen Ross-shire snowscape has been shared by railway engineers.

Network Rail Scotland's Twitter feed (@NetworkRailSCOT) could not resist sharing a recent a drone photo of the snowy landscape around Achnasheen station.

It was taken by engineers on New Year's Day during routine aerial inspections of the Scottish rail network.

Parts of Ross-shire and the wider Highlands are expecting further snow today, amid continuing weather warnings from the Met Office for rain and snow.

Indeed, snow is expected to fall even at lower levels during the alert – with the likes of Inverness reporting snow at sea level shortly after midday.

The snow warning, which could see up to 10cm dumped on the highest Highland routes, will remain in place until 8pm on Monday.

Further warnings for ice and snow are also in place for later this week.

Related news: Snow and rain warnings spark railway service cancellations


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