Kippenross Tunnel

Location type

Tunnel

Name and dates

Kippenross Tunnel (1848-)

Opened on the Scottish Central Railway.

Description

This double track tunnel is to the south of Dunblane. The tunnel is 600 yds long.

This was an unnecessary tunnel. It was forced on the railway by the demands of a landowner who did not wish a railway line to cross their property.

Kippenross Viaduct is to the north.

Tags

Tunnel

External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
08/11/2019

Books


A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: The North of Scotland v. 15 (Regional railway history series)

An Illustrated History of Tayside's Railways

Scottish Central Railway (Oakwood Library of Railway History)