MHG4145 - Loch Nan Uamh Viaduct over Gleann Mama


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  • RAILWAY VIADUCT (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1560 AD to 2100 AD)

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NM78SW 4 728 840

West Highland Extension; North British Railway. Opened 1901.
(Undated) information in NMRS.

This mass concrete viaduct was completed in 1901 by the West Highland Extension Rly and comprises eight spans of the standard WHER 50 ft (15.2m) span.
J R Hume 1977.

This viaduct was built to carry the West Highland (Extension) railway across the valley of the Beasdale Burn at the head of Loch nan Uamh. The line was opened to traffic on 1 April 1901, absorbed into the North British Rly on 31 December 1908, and remains in use.
M Smith 1994.

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Grid reference Centred NM 7288 8411 (30m by 30m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM78SW
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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