Strowan Tunnel

Location type

Tunnel

Name and dates

Strowan Tunnel (1893-1964)

Opened on the Crieff and Comrie Railway.

Description

This is a disused single bore tunnel of around 309 feet on a north-south orientation. It is gently curved and brick lined. The River Earn is to the west.

Local

Historic Environment Scotland - Sir David Baird's Memorial is just to the east of the tunnel on Tom a' Chasteil.

Tags

Tunnel

External links

NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map
NLS Map


Books


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

Branch Lines of Strathearn: Tourists, Tatties and Trains

Forgotten Railways: Scotland

The Railways of Upper Strathearn: Crieff - Balquhidder