Auchentorlie Tunnel

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Auchentorlie Tunnel (1896-1964)

Opened on the Lanarkshire and Dumbartonshire Railway.


This very short tunnel, with highly ornamental portals with armorial plaque at the east, carried the eastern driveway to Auchentorlie House, to the north west. The tunnel was to provide sufficient length to blind the railway from the driveway to avoid scaring horses. The tunnel was west of Bowling [CR].

The tunnel survives intact now carrying a very minor road over the trackbed, now a footpath/cycleway.


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 Glasgow's Railways

The Vanished Railways of Old Western Dunbartonshire (Britains Railways/Old Photos)