LINE TO SKYE, the
Train arrives at Dingwall station, passengers alight, goods are loaded. (Use of “key” as safety measure) (clip - full length available onsite)
Title: LINE TO SKYE, the
Reference number: 2260
Director: d. Edward McConnell
Sponsor: Films of Scotland and Ross & Cromarty County Council
Production company: IFA (Scotland) Ltd.
Original format: 35mm
Running time: 15.22 mins
Made as part of Ross & Cromarty's campaign to have the Inverness to Kyle railway line kept open, the film features the stations, and landscape along its route.
Production file held at National Library of Scotland Moving Image Archive.
m. Muir Mathieson
comm. w. William McIlvanney
nar. John Shedden
ph. Edward McConnell
[Shotlisted at different speed. Actual timing is 15.22 mins @ 24 fps]
Visuals Skye landscape (.43) brief shot train in station and ext. Inverness station (.55) tracking shot from train and c/u salmon swimming up salmon leap (1.30) train signals being changed (1.39) train coming into Dingwall station and passengers getting off and on train, goods being loaded (2.06) train leaving station, shots of train on track and visuals landscape (4.11) shots of traffic on narrow highland road (4.24) gvs red deer (5.08) gvs mountain goats (5.32) brief shot of station bar with customer drinking and reading paper (5.41) shot of train coming into Achnasheen station, passengers disembark (6.30) visuals landscape (7.38) train coming into Achnashellach station (8.28) visuals flowers on trackside (9.12) shots of train going through level crossing (9.43) c/u cat and a fox (10.18) shots of train coming into strathcarron station (10.41) gvs train going by side of loch Carron (12.25) Stromeferry station and brief shot mail van and c/u Capercaillie (13.05) visuals landscape, brief shot Plockton (14.53) train arriving at Kyle of Lochalsh, passengers disembark (15.16) shot of Kyle ferries (15.44) ecs (16.02)