Killiecrankie Tunnel

Location type


Name and dates

Killiecrankie Tunnel (1863-)

Opened on the Inverness and Perth Junction Railway.


This is a single bore tunnel of 240 yards.

The viaduct is just north of Killiecrankie Viaduct and south of the former Killiecrankie station. Its portals are castellated, in a similar style as the viaduct.

The line remains open.



External links

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

Chronology Dates

  /02/1998Inverness and Perth Junction Railway
Approval given to enlarge the Killiecrankie Tunnel to take 8ft 6in containers.

News items

28/06/2022No battle over Killiecrankie fencing renewal [Network Rail]


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