Kingswood Tunnel

Location type

Tunnel

Name and dates

Kingswood Tunnel (1856-)

Opened on the Perth and Dunkeld Railway.

Description

This is a single bore tunnel 330 yds long to the south east of Dunkeld station.

Rohallion, a short lived station, was to the west. Kingswood Crossing was to the east.

The tunnel bore was increased to allow container traffic.

10/03/2020



Nearby stations
Rohallion
Dunkeld and Birnam
Bankfoot
Murthly
Stanley Junction
Stanley [SMJR]
Ballathie
Strathord
Dalguise
Luncarty
Cargill
Guay
Ruthven Road
Blairgowrie
Methven
Kingswood Crossing
Dunkeld Road Bridge Temporary Signal Box
Bankfoot Shed
Inver Viaduct
Inver Tunnel
Inchmagranachan Crossing
Innernytie Siding
Tourist/other
Rohallion Castle
Beatrix Potter Garden
Murthly Hospital
Dunkeld Bridge
Dunkeld Cathedral
The Hermitage
Inchtuthil Legionary Fortress
Stanley Mills
Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.


Great Birnam Wood


Between Kingswood Tunnel and Dunkeld and Birnam station the line runs through Birnam Wood, of Shakespeare's MacBeth fame. (Dunsinane Hill is over 12 miles East South-East.)


Books

The Perth and Dunkeld Railway