Druimuachdar Summit

Location type

Place


Name and dates

Druimuachdar Summit (1863-)

Opened on the Inverness and Perth Junction Railway.


Description

Druimuachdar Pass Summit is 1484 ft above sea level. The line is double track. It is the highest main line summit in Britain. (The highest standard gauge line was at Wanlockhead at 1498 ft.)

The line was doubled in the late 1890s, completed around 1900. It was reduced to a single line in 1966. It was redoubled in 1978.

03/09/2019

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Summit