Alloway Viaduct

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Alloway Viaduct (1906-1968)

Opened on the Maidens and Dunure Light Railway (Glasgow and South Western Railway).


This disused single track four arch viaduct over the River Doon is west of Alloway Tunnel (and the former Alloway station).

The central arches are 46 ft long and side arches 10ft. The overall length is 141 ft. The height is 31 ft.

The famous 15th century Old Bridge of Doon (Brig O' Doon), of Tam O' Shanter fame, is to the south east.


Viaduct River Doon