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Coast road from A96 to Alturlie Point to close for railway repairs on Inverness-Aberdeen line, Highland Council confirms


By Philip Murray

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The section of closed road is highlighted in red.
The section of closed road is highlighted in red.

THE road out to Alturlie Point is to be closed overnight at the weekend while "essential" repairs are carried out on the Inverness-Aberdeen railway line.

The road, which crosses a railway level crossing shortly after leaving the A96, will be closed between its junction with the trunk road and the turn-off for the Allanfearn waterworks on the Moray Firth shoreline.

The road will be closed from 11pm on Saturday until 8.30am on Sunday.

"The closure is required to enable a contractor, working on behalf of Network Rail, to safely undertake essential railway track maintenance and repair works," said a Highland Council spokesman.

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