Achanalt Viaduct

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Name and dates

Achanalt Viaduct (1870-)

Where: Highland
Opened on the Dingwall and Skye Railway.


This is a single track four span girder viaduct east of Achanalt station. It crosses the watercourse, the River Bran, between Loch Achanalt (west) and Loch a^ Chuilinn. To the west the north side of Loch Achanalt. To the east the line is on the south side of Loch a^ Chuilinn. The viaduct is around 230 ft long.

Achanalt station is a mile to the west.




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