Slitrig Viaduct

Location type

Bridge

Name and dates

Slitrig Viaduct (1862-1969)

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

Description

This six arch double track viaduct, also known as Lynnwood Viaduct, was south of Hawick [2nd].

The viaduct crossed Slitrig Water and the road now called the B6399

It was demolished in October 1982. Approach to the site on the trackbed from either side is intact.

Tags

Viaduct

Aliases

Lynnwood Viaduct

External links

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




Nearby stations
Hawick [1st]
Hawick [2nd]
Stobs Camp
Stobs
Shankend
Hassendean
Whitrope Siding
Belses
Selkirk
Riccarton Junction
Saughtree
Jedburgh
Charlesfield Halt
Lindean
Jedfoot
Loch Park Siding
Wilton Mill
Teviot Viaduct
Hawick Shed
Eastfield Mills
Hawick South Signal Box
Riversdale Mills
Hawick Gas Works
Weensland Mills
Hawick North Signal Box
Spoil Tip
Stobs Camp Prison
Barnes Viaduct
Meldrum Destructor
Tourist/other
Stobs Military Camp
Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.


Books


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 Carlisle's Railways

Border Country Branch Line Album

Border Railway Portfolio

Borders Railway Rambles

Carlisle to Hawick: The Waverley Route (Scml)

Forgotten Railways: Scotland

Hawick 1897: Roxburghshire Sheet 25.07 (Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Roxburghshire)

Last Years of the Waverley Route

North British Railway, Vol. 1 (Standard Railway History)

North British Railway, Vol. 2 (Standard Railway History)

Railways Of Scotland 2: The Waverley Route DVD - Cinerail

The North British Railway a History

The Waverley Route Through Time

The Waverley Route: The District Controller's View 'Edinburgh (Waverley) - Carlisle Via Hawick'

Waverley Route: The battle for the Borders Railway

Waverley Route: The Life, Death and Rebirth of the Borders Railway

Waverley: Portrait of a Famous Route