Divie Viaduct

Location type

Bridge

Name and dates

Divie Viaduct (1863-1965)

Opened on the Inverness and Perth Junction Railway.

Description

This disused tall seven arch single track masonry viaduct still stands. The viaduct is 477 ft long overall with 7 arches spanning 45 ft, the highest being 105 ft high.

The viaduct is south of the former Dunphail station.

Today it carries the Dava Way (Dava Way ).

Tags

Viaduct footpath River Divie

External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
01/04/2020

Facilities

Listing: B




Nearby stations
Dunphail
Dava
Rafford
Dallas Dhu Halt
Brodie
Dalvey [1st]
Forres [2nd]
Forres
Forres [1st]
Auldearn
Kinloss [3rd]
Kinloss [2nd]
Advie [2nd]
Castle Grant Platform
Advie [1st]
Scurrypool Bridge
Dallas Dhu Siding
Dava Summit
Findhorn Viaduct [Forres]
Forres South Junction
Forres West Junction
Forres Shed
Forres East Junction
Tourist/other
Ardclach Bell Tower
Dallas Dhu Distillery
Brodie Castle
Nelson's Tower
Sueno's Stone
Huntly's Cave
Glenburgie Distillery
Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.


Parapet for aesthetic effect


The viaduct is on the same 1 in 80 gradient of the line - leading to a curiosity. to give the viaduct a regular appearance the parapet is 2 feet high at the south end and seven and the north!


Books


Highland Railway Album: No. 1

Highland Railway Album: No. 2

Highland Railway Carriages and Wagons

Highland Railway: People and Places - From the Inverness and Nairn Railway to Scotrail

The Highland Railway

The Highland Railway : The History of the Railways of the Scottish Highlands - Vol 2