Avon Viaduct

Location type

Bridge


Name and dates

Avon Viaduct (1842-)

Opened on the Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway.


Description

This is a double track 23 arch viaduct, 442 yards long and 70 ft high, west of Linlithgow station.

The engineer was John Miller. The arches have been braced with rails.

Further upstream the River Avon is crossed by the Union Canal via the Avon Aqueduct.


Tags

Viaduct River Avon

External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67

Facilities

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