Inver Tunnel

Location type


Name and dates

Inver Tunnel (1863-)

Opened on the Inverness and Perth Junction Railway.


This is a single bore 350 yd tunnel north of Dunkeld station and the Inver Viaduct. The northern tunnel mouth is directly to the south of the A9, the railway emerging from the tunnel and plunging into a concrete box bridge crossing the line.

Also referred to as the Hermitage Tunnel or Dunkeld Tunnel.

(Alternative length: 538 yds.)




Dunkeld Tunnel Hermitage Tunnel


Listing: B


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