Tay Bridge (North British Railway)

Introduction

This was the second Tay Bridge which replaced the collapsed bridge. Only small modifications were required to the approach lines to the former bridge.




Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

This was a two platform station at the north end of the Tay Bridge. The station remains largely intact and the southbound station building is used by engineers for maintenance of the bridge. The platforms are timber. The station extends out over Riverside Drive.
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Dundee Esplanade. Photograph taken from the new footbridge linking Tesco's and the City side. ...
Gordon Steel 21/03/2019
ScotRail 170413 photographed shortly after leaving Dundee station with an afternoon service to Edinburgh on 20 September 2007. The DMU is running west ...
John Furnevel 20/09/2007
The bridge works and road works almost appear to merge on Dundee Esplanade on 20 September 2007, as a northbound train comes off the bridge on the ...
John Furnevel 20/9/2007
Dundee Esplanade Station - now HQ for the renovation works on the bridge. ...
Adrian Coward 09/06/2007

This double track viaduct is the longest viaduct in the UK. It crosses the River Tay between Wormit and Dundee.
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Scottish Inter city logos on the two power cars, but as yet unliveried coaches, on an Aberdeen to Edinburgh HST service on 21st March 2019. ...
Gordon Steel 21/03/2019
The Tay Bridge, seen from Wormit, as an Aberdeen to Kings Cross LNER HST makes its way south on 24th August 2018. ...
Mark Bartlett 24/08/2018
An Aberdeen to Kings Cross HST on the north side of the Tay Bridge about to make the five minute crossing on 24th August 2018. This view taken from ...
Mark Bartlett 24/08/2018
Tay Bridge seen from a train crossing over it. North end. ...
Ewan Crawford //

Aberdeen to Edinburgh train crossing the bridge showing a fine view of the southern approach to Dundee. ...
Brian Forbes /07/2006
Tay Bridge South signal box in May 2005. ...
John Furnevel 16/05/2005
A Dundee-Edinburgh train about to leave the Tay Bridge on 16 May 2005 and run past Tay Bridge South box. ...
John Furnevel 16/05/2005
A Met Cam triple set heading for Dundee, passing Wormit in 1987. ...
Bill Roberton //1987

This was a two platform station at the south end of the [Tay Bridge] and start of the [Newport Railway]. The line became single track as it ran east to Tayport.
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The blocked west portal of the bridge under Riverside Road which carried the original east curve approach to the first Tay Bridge. When the bridge was ...
Mark Bartlett 24/08/2018
View west towards the Tay Bridge from Wormit. A tunnel mouth is on the left, the alignment to the second bridge. The earlier approach to the first ...
Bill Roberton //1994
Edinburgh train leaving the south end of the Tay Bridge on 12 February. ...
Brian Forbes 12/02/2008
Looking north over the Wormit tennis courts and the River Tay to Dundee Law on 12 January. ...
Brian Forbes 12/01/2008