Dighty Water Viaduct

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Name and dates

Dighty Water Viaduct (1870-1967)

Opened on the Dundee and Forfar Direct Railway.


This is a disused single track seven arch viaduct in the north east of Broughty Ferry. A listed. It carried the direct line from Broughty Ferry to Forfar North Junction. (Also known as the Balmossie Viaduct.) The viaduct is 393 ft long overall and 78 ft high.

The trackbed is now a footpath. A short portion of the trackbed exists to either side of the viaduct. Expansion of the town has obliterated some of the trackbed.


Viaduct footpath

External links

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


Listing: A