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26035 working 2K08 1045 Inverness-Kyle of Lochalsh on 25/07/1983 had developed a hot axle box by the time it reached Achnasheen, where it was booked to cross 2N20 1110 Kyle of Lochalsh-Inverness hauled by 37025. 26035 was detached from its train and run into the adjacent platform allowing 37025 to be detached from 2N20 and run onto 2K08. 26035 then ran back onto 2N20 and hauled it into Achnasheen station. 37025 then set off back to Kyle of Lochalsh whilst 26035 was removed from its new train and dumped in a siding. Assistance for 2N20 arrived some two hours later in the form of 37183 from Inverness TMD. Here, 26035 is seen being detached from the Inverness bound service shortly after 37025 had departed to Kyle.