The film shows the lms steam locomotives that operated the line at this time in the episode of great railway journeys of the world confessions of a trainspotter 1980 michael palin travels from london to the kyle of lochalsh and returns with the railway stations sign. The kyle line is one of the worlds most scenic rail journeys it goes from inverness on the east coast of scotland through to kyle of lochalsh on the west the views from the window are worth the fare alone but no matter where you are along its 80 miles historic scotland is only a few metres away. Explore this great scenic route the kyle line with scotrail find out the highlights journey times and buy your tickets online journey time inverness to kyle of lochalsh approx 2 hours 40 minutes start your adventure on the kyle line book tickets images taken through the train window on an iphone 6. The line passes through some of the most dramatic and beautiful scenery in britain and although it was marked for closure by doctor beeching its importance to the isolated communities it serves led to a reprieve and in 1980 it was featured by michael palin in great railway journeys of the world. The train that makes the eighty mile journey from dingwall to the kyle of lochalsh is usually nothing grander than a standard sprinter of the sort that commuters take to work every day throughout britain the kyle line was intended to provide transport for the local people who live in the villages that line its route on rare occasions
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