Historic Scottish rail bridges being filled in blocks future cycle routes [Scotsman]

Date: 08/01/2021

The potential conversion of old railway lines into cycle and walking routes is being blocked by plans to infill more than 100 bridges, including more than 20 in Scotland, campaigners have claimed.

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Historic Scottish rail bridges being filled in blocksfuture cycle routes


The potential conversion of old railway lines into cycle and walking routes is being blocked by plans to infill more than 100 bridges, including more than 20 in Scotland, campaigners have claimed.

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A view of the concrete southbound platform at Uplawmoor taken from the remains of the northbound platform. To the north/east of here the trackbed remained in a remarkable state of preservation for several miles in the 1980s with each sleeper indentation obvious in the ballast, up until it was dug up for a gas main. [Ref query 1024]
Location: Uplawmoor [1st]
Company: Lanarkshire and Ayrshire Railway
//1999 Ewan Crawford

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