Roxburgh Viaduct

Location type

Bridge


Name and dates

Roxburgh Viaduct (1850-1968)

Opened on the Kelso Branch (North British Railway).


Description

This is a disused 220yd 14 arch double track viaduct built on a curve of the former Kelso Branch (North British Railway).

The bridge now carries a footpath and a footbridge is strapped onto the north side.

To the west was Roxburgh junction and station and to the east was Heiton Siding.

After the line was singled the track was slewed such that up line on the west side became the down line by the east side.


Tags

Viaduct

External links

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