List of railway bridges and viaducts in the United Kingdom


List of railway bridges and viaducts in the United Kingdom

This is a list of viaducts and significant bridges of the United Kingdom's railways, past and present.

A

* Angarrack Viaduct, near Hayle, Cornwall
* Albert Edward Bridge, at Coalbrookdale, Shropshire
* Appleford Railway Bridge, River Thames, Oxfordshire
* Avon Bridge, Bristol

B

*Ballochmyle Viaduct over the River Ayr, said to include the largest stone arch
*Belah Viaduct, Cumbria
*Bennerley Viaduct, near Awsworth, Nottinghamshire
*Bickeligh Viaduct, Bickleigh, Devon (disused)
*Bittaford Viaduct, near Ivybridge, Devon
*Blackfriars Railway Bridge, London
*Black Potts Railway Bridge, River Thames, Windsor
*Blackwater Viaduct, Chacewater, Cornwall
*Blatchford Viaduct, near Ivybridge, Devon
*Bolitho Viaduct, Liskeard, Cornwall
*Bourne End Railway Bridge, River Thames, Bourne End
*Broadsands Viaduct, near Churston, Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway, near Churston, Devon
*Bushey Arches on the West Coast Main Line, near Watford, Hertfordshire

C

*Calstock Viaduct, Calstock, Cornwall
*Cann Viaduct, Bickleigh, Devon (disused)
*Cannon Street Railway Bridge, London
*Carbis Bay Viaduct, Carbis Bay, Cornwall
*Chappel Viaduct, Chappel, Essex
*Chirk Viaduct, near Chirk, Wales
*Clifton Viaduct, Clifton, Greater Manchester
*Carnon Viaduct, Perranwell, Cornwall
*Carthuther Viaduct, Liskeard, Cornwall
*Carvedras Viaduct, Truro, Cornwall
*Chacewater Viaduct, Chacewater, Cornwall
*Chelfham Viaduct, Lynton and Barnstaple Railway, Devon
*Chelmsford Viaduct, Chelmsford, Essex
*Claverton Street Viaduct, Bath, Somerset
*Clinnick Viaduct, near Bodmin Parkway, Cornwall
*Cogload Junction Flyover, Durston, Somerset
*Coldrennick Viaduct, Menheniot, Cornwall
*Colonnade Viaduct, Dawlish, Devon
*Collegewood Viaduct, Penryn, Cornwall
*Coombe by Saltash Viaduct, Cornwall
*Coombe by St Stephens Viaduct, near St Austell, Cornwall
*Conwy Railway Bridge, Conwy, Wales
*Cox Viaduct, Goonhavern, Cornwall (disused)
*Crumlin Viaduct, Crumlin, Caerphilly, Ebbw Valley, Wales

D

*Dee Viaduct, near Cefn, Wales
*Derrycombe, near Bodmin Parkway, Cornwall
*Draw Wood Viaduct, near Bodmin Parkway, Cornwall
*Dutton Viaduct, over the Weaver Valley in Cheshire
*Dandrymire/Moorecock Viaduct is on the Settle to Carlisle Railway Cumbria
*Dent Head Viaduct is on the Settle to Carisle Railway Cumbria

E

F

*Fal Viaduct, near Truro, Cornwall
*Forder Viaduct, Saltash, Cornwall
*Forth Bridge, over the Firth of Forth near Edinburgh

G

*Gatehampton Railway Bridge, Goring, Oxfordshire
*Glaze Viaduct, near Ivybridge, Devon
*Glenfinnan Viaduct, on the West Highland Line, Lochaber, Scotland
*Goldielea Viaduct, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland (disused)
*Goonbell Viaduct, Goonbell, Cornwall (disused)
*Gover Viaduct, St Austell, Cornwall
*Grove Viaduct, St Germans, Cornwall
*Great Western Railway Usk bridge, Newport
*Gree Viaduct, on the former Lanarkshire and Ayrshire Railway, NorthEast Ayrshire, Scotland
*Guildford Viaduct, Hayle, Cornwall

H

*Ham Green Viaduct, Bickleigh, Devon (now part of the Plym Valley Cycle Track)
*Harringworth Viaduct, Northamptonshire (see Welland Viaduct)
*Hayle Viaduct, Hayle, Cornwall
*Headstone Viaduct, Monsal Dale, Derbyshire
*High Level Bridge on the East Coast Main Line across the River Tyne between Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead, Tyne & Wear
*Hookhills Viaduct, Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway, near Churston, Devon
*Hungerford Bridge near Charing Cross railway station, London

I

*Imberhorne Viaduct, West Sussex will once again carry trains in future when the Bluebell Railway completes its extension to East Grinstead

J

K

*Kennington Railway Bridge, River Thames, Oxfordshire
*Keyham Viaduct, Plymouth, Devon Kilwinning caledonian railway viaduct north of kilwinning
*King George V Bridge, Keadby, North Lincolnshire
*Kingston Railway Bridge, River Thames, Kingston

L

*Lambley Viaduct, Cumbria
*Landore viaduct, Landore, Swansea, Wales
*Largin Viaduct, near Bodmin Parkway, Cornwall
*London Road Viaduct, Brighton
*Longwood Viaduct, Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway, near Kingswear, Devon (demolished)
*Loughor railway viaduct on the West Wales Line. Near Loughor, Swansea, Wales

M

*Magpie Viaduct, South Devon and Tavistock Railway#Horrabridge, Devon (disused)
*Maidenhead Railway Bridge, Maidenhead, Berkshire
*Medway Viaducts, over the River Medway in Kent. Consists of 3 bridges, the first was opened in the 1963 and now carries the coastbound M2. The second road bridge was opened in 2003 carrying the London bound M2. At the same time the two track High Speed 1 bridge was built, opening in 2002.
*Meldon Viaduct, Dartmoor Railway, Okehampton, Devon
*Midford Viaduct, nr Bath, formerly Somerset and Dorset Railway, (disused)
*Milltown Viaduct, Lostwithiel, Cornwall
*Milton Viaduct - Ayrshire - Kilmarnock & Troon Railway.
*Moorswater Viaduct, Liskeard, Cornwall
*Moulsford Railway Bridge, Moulsford, Oxfordshire

N

* Newport Viaduct, Newport, South Wales
*Noss Viaduct, Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway, near Kingswear, Devon (demolished)
*Nottar Viaduct, St Germans, Cornwall
*Nuneham Railway Bridge, River Thames, Oxfordshire

O

*Osney Rail Bridge, Oxford
*Ouse Valley Viaduct, Balcombe, West Sussex

P

*Par Viaduct, Par, Cornwall
*River Parrett bascule bridge, Bridgwater, Somerset
*Parkhead Viaduct, Dudley, West Midlands
*Pascoe Viaduct, Penryn, Cornwall (demolished)
*Penadlake Viaduct, near Bodmin Parkway, Cornwall
*Penkridge Viaduct, near Penkridge, Staffordshire
*Pennycomequick Viaduct, Plymouth (originally known as Plymouth Loop Viaduct)
*Penponds Viaduct, near Redruth, Cornwall
*Penryn Viaduct, Penryn, Cornwall (demolished)
*Pensford Viaduct
*Penwithers Viaduct, Truro, Cornwall (Falmouth branch - demolished)
*Penwithers Viaduct, Truro, Cornwall (West Cornwall Railway)
*Penzance Viaduct, Penzance, Cornwall (demolished)
*Perran Viaduct, Perranwell, Cornwall
*Pontsmill Viaduct, near Luxulyan, Cornwall
*Probus Viaduct, near Truro, Cornwall (demolished)

Q

R

*Redruth Viaduct, Redruth, Cornwall
*Ribblehead Viaduct on the Settle-Carlisle Railway in the Yorkshire Dales
*Rispin Cleugh Viaduct on the Leadhills and Wanlockhead Branch of the Caledonian Railway
*Ringwell Viaduct, Perranwell, Cornwall
*Riverford Viaduct, Bickleigh, Devon (disused)
*Rochester Bridge - Built by SER over the River Medway, now used by Chatham Main Line and North Kent Line services.
*Rockmill Viaduct, near Luxulyan, Cornwall
*Royal Albert Bridge, Saltash, Cornwall
*Royal Border Bridge on the East Coast Main Line across the River Tweed at Berwick upon Tweed, north Northumberland
* Runcorn Gap viaduct, on Runcorn to Liverpool Line, provides approaches to Runcorn Bridge either side of the River Mersey
*Runcorn Railway Bridge

*Shepton Mallet Viaduct, Shepton Mallet, Somerset (Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway, disused)
*Shiplake Railway Bridge, River Thames, Berkshire
*six arches, Ackworth, Moor top Ackworth
*St Austell Viaduct, St Austell, Cornwall
*St Germans Viaduct, St Germans, Cornwall
*St. Julian's railway bridge, Newport
*St Pinnock Viaduct, near Bodmin Parkway, Cornwall
*St Thomas Viaduct, Exeter, Devon
*Slade Viaduct, near Ivybridge, Devon
*Smugglers Lane Viaduct, near Teignmouth, Devon
*Somerset Bridge, Bridgwater, Somerset
*Staines Railway Bridge, River Thames, Staines
*Stambermill Viaduct, Stourbridge, West Midlands
*Stockport Viaduct, Stockport, Greater Manchester
*Stonehouse Pool Viaduct, Plymouth, Devon (demolished)

T

*Tay Rail Bridge over the Firth of Tay near Dundee
*Treffry Viaduct, Luxulyan, Cornwall (disused)
*Tregarn Viaduct, near Truro, Cornwall
*Tregeagle Viaduct, near Truro, Cornwall
*Trenance Viaduct, Newquay, Cornwall
*Tresulgan Viaduct, Menheniot, Cornwall
*Trevido Viaduct, Menheniot, Cornwall
*Truro Viaduct, Truro, Cornwall
*Twerton Viaduct, Bath, Somerset

U

V

* Vazon Sliding Railway Bridge. Carries the railway over the Stainforth and Keadby Canal near Keadby, Lincolnshire.
* Victoria Bridge, over the River Wear on the former Durham Junction Railway, is covered in the Leamside Line article.
* Victoria Bridge, carries the Severn Valley Railway over the river near Arley in Worcestershire.

W

*Walkham Viaduct South Devon and Tavistock Railway#Horrabridge, Devon (disused)
*Waterhead Viaduct, Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway, near Kingswear, Devon (also known as Hoodown Viaduct)
*Watford Arches on the Watford DC Line, Watford, Hertfordshire
*Weaver Viaduct on the Cheshire Lines committee line between Frodsham and Runcorn, crossing the River Weaver, Cheshire.
*Welland Viaduct crosses the valley of the River Welland between Northamptonshire and Rutland.
*Wharncliffe Viaduct, Hanwell, West London
*Welwyn Viaduct on the East Coast Main Line, to the north of Welwyn Garden City, in Hertfordshire
*Wivelscombe Viaduct, near Saltash, Cornwall
*West Largin Viaduct, near Bodmin Parkway, Cornwall
*Weston Mill Viaduct, Plymouth, Devon
*Westwood Viaduct, near Bodmin Parkway, Cornwall
*Whalley Viaduct, Ribble Valley, Lancashire
*Wicker Arches, in Sheffield
*Windsor Railway Bridge, over the River Thames at Windsor, Berkshire
*Windsor Branch viaduct, near Windsor, Berkshire
*Winterbourne Viaduct, Winterbourne, South Gloucestershire

X

Y

Yarm Railway viaduct near Stockton-on-Tees in the North East of England

Z


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