Redbridge Viaduct

Location type

Bridge


Name and dates

Redbridge Viaduct (1849-1969)

Opened on the Edinburgh and Hawick Railway (North British Railway).


Description

This was built as a double track five arch viaduct. At present it carries one track and a footpath, the Southern Upland Way . The railway track is on the north side, path on the south.

The bridge carried the double track Edinburgh and Hawick Railway of the North British Railway over the River Tweed until closure in 1969. The bridge became a footpath during the years of disuse. The railway was reinstated as a single track in 2015.

Bridge 104.


Tags

Viaduct

External links

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