Whitrope Summit

Location type

Place


Names and dates

Whitrope Summit (1862-1969)
Whitrope Summit (2003-)

Opened on the Border Union Railway (North British Railway).


Description

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

26040


Tags

Summit

External links

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