Whitrope Summit (1862-1969)
Whitrope Summit (2003-)
Opened on the Border Union Railway (North British Railway).
This was a summit of the Border Union Railway (North British Railway).
It was just south of Whitrope Tunnel and just north of Whitrope Siding.
Whitrope Summit was the summit of a climb which, from the north, started at Hawick [2nd] (11 miles north) and, from the south, began at Newcastleton (10 miles south).
The Waverley Route Heritage Association have reinstated a portion of the line here. Waverley Route Heritage Association
Other railway and industry locations
Riccarton Railway Village
Riccarton Shed [1st]
Riccarton Shed [2nd]
Thorlieshope Lime Quarry
Thorlieshope Lime Works
|Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.|
A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: Scotland - The Lowlands and the Borders v. 6 (Regional railway history series)
An Illustrated History of Carlisle's Railways
Border Country Branch Line Album
Border Railway Portfolio
Borders Railway Rambles
Carlisle to Hawick: The Waverley Route (Scml)
Forgotten Railways: Scotland
Hawick 1897: Roxburghshire Sheet 25.07 (Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Roxburghshire)
Last Years of the Waverley Route
North British Railway, Vol. 1 (Standard Railway History)
North British Railway, Vol. 2 (Standard Railway History)
Railways Of Scotland 2: The Waverley Route DVD - Cinerail
The North British Railway a History
The Waverley Route Through Time
The Waverley Route: The District Controller's View 'Edinburgh (Waverley) - Carlisle Via Hawick'
Waverley Route: The battle for the Borders Railway
Waverley Route: The Life, Death and Rebirth of the Borders Railway
Waverley: Portrait of a Famous Route