Bridges On The Tweed

REDBRIDGE VIADUCT, TWEEDBANK

Built for the North British Railway as part of the Waverley Line from Carlisle to Edinburgh it closed in 1969. It crosses in an east-west direction and is built of red sandstone and is sometimes called the Redbridge or Tweed Viaduct, Galafoot. It is Category B Listed.

Tweedbank is to be the terminus of the projected Borders Railway from Edinburgh largely following the route of the old Waverley Line.

 Redbridge Viaduct, Tweedbank Facts


Constructed - 1849
Type - 5 arch, stone.
Position: Galafoot, Galashiels, Selkirkshire, Scotland.
Grid Ref: NT 516 353
 Redbridge Viaduct, Tweedbank



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