Bridges On The Tweed


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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