List of railway bridges and viaducts in the United Kingdom

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

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Name Location Length (m) Date Type Grade Notes Image
Accrington Viaduct Accrington, Lancashire 231.6 1847 Brick arch II Carried the East Lancashire Railway, 1847, by J.S. Perring and D.A. Donaldson; restored 1866-7. Curving line of 21 semicircular brick arches (40 ft. span, 60 ft. high) with stone plinths, gritstone facings, rusticated voussoirs, roll-moulded string course, and parapet. At the south end the line crosses Blackburn road on a segmental arched bridge with battered rock-faced abutments; at the north end are 3 similar arches, (the centre bridging Whalley Road), separated from the main structure by a short embankment. West side of 5th arch of viaduct has keystone lettered "RH" M 1847 (= Richard Hacking, Manager).
Railway Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 1156935.jpg
Albert Edward Bridge Coalbrookdale, Shropshire 61 1864 II
Albert Edward Bridge.JPG
Arnos Park Viaduct Arnos Park, London 1933 Brick arch Carries London Underground's Piccadilly Line Arnos Park Viaduct 25 Nov 2011.jpg
Angarrack viaduct Hayle, Cornwall 240 1885 Stone arch II Carries the Cornish Main Line across the Angarrack River AngharrackRailwayViaductCornwallUK.jpg
Appleford Railway Bridge Appleford-on-Thames, Oxfordshire 1844 Carries the Cherwell Valley Line over the River Thames
2008-05 Appleford Rail Bridge (2).JPG
Arnside viaduct Arnside, Cumbria 505 1915 Carries the Lancaster to West Cumbria line over the River Kent
Arnside2.jpg
Arten Gill Viaduct Stone House, Lancashire 201 35.7m high with 11 spans. Arten Gill Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 53128.jpg
Arthington Viaduct aka Wharedale Viaduct Arthington, West Yorkshire 460 1849 Stone arch II 21 arches. Crosses the Wharfe valley. Also known as Castley Viaduct
Arthington - Arthington Viaduct.jpg
Avon Bridge Bristol 1839 I Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Avonbridge.JPG
Avon Viaduct aka Birkhill Viaduct Linlithgow, West Lothian Carries the heritage Bo'ness and Kinneil Railway over the River Avon
Steam on the Avonbank Viaduct (geograph 4489681).jpg

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Name Location Length (m) Date Type Grade Notes Image
Balcombe Viaduct aka Ouse Valley Viaduct Balcombe, West Sussex 450 1841 Brick arch II* Carries London-Brighton Railway Line across the Ouse Valley
Ouse Valley Viaduct commonly known as the Balcombe Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 24312.jpg
Ballochmyle Viaduct River Ayr, East Ayrshire 145 1848 Cat. A Highest extant railway viaduct in Britain. Formerly largest masonry arch in the world.
Ballochmyle Viaduct.jpg
Barmouth Bridge Barmouth, Gwynedd 1867 II* Carries Cambrian Coast Railway across the River Mawddach estuary Barmouth bridge - geograph.org.uk - 1315812.jpg
Barnes Railway Bridge Barnes, London 1895
BarnesRailwayBridgeUpstream.jpg
Bassaleg Viaduct Newport, Wales 1826 II* Oldest operational railway viaduct in the world.
Railway Viaduct, Bassaleg - geograph.org.uk - 528156.jpg
Battersea Railway Bridge aka Cremorne Bridge Battersea, London 185 1863
BatterseaRailBridge.jpg
Belah Viaduct Barras, Cumbria 320 1861 Lattice girder Crossed the River Belah. Demolished in 1963.
Stainmore Railway - Belah Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 1015871.jpg
Bennerley Viaduct Awsworth, Nottinghamshire 443 1877 wrought iron girder II* Carried the Great Northern Railway across the Erewash Valley
Bennerley Viaduct Ilkeston.jpg
Berwyn Viaduct River Dee, Denbighshire On the Llangollen Railway heritage line.
Berwyn Railway Viaduct, Denbighshire - geograph.org.uk - 956427.jpg
Betley Bridge River Adur, West Sussex Now part of the Downs Link footpath.
Betley Bridge - geograph.org.uk - 1600195.jpg
Bickleigh Viaduct Bickleigh, Devon
Bickleigh Viaduct (geograph 4353545).jpg
Big Water of Fleet Viaduct Big Water of Fleet, Galloway
Big Water of Fleet viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 1535016.jpg
Bittaford Viaduct Ivybridge, Devon
Railway Viaduct, Bittaford, Devon - geograph.org.uk - 88312.jpg
Blachford Viaduct Ivybridge, Devon 1893 Granite and brick arch II Carries Great Western Railway over the Yealm valley
Blachford Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 1805094.jpg
Blackfriars Railway Bridge (current) Blackfriars, London 1886
Blackfriars station MMB 20.jpg
Blackfriars Railway Bridge (former/original) Blackfriars, London 1865 Only supports remain.
OldBlackfriarsRRBridgeP1090233b.jpg
Black Potts Railway Bridge and Viaduct Windsor 1850 Carries Staines to Windsor & Eton Line over the River Thames
Black potts viaduct.jpg
Blackwater Viaduct Chacewater. Cornwall Only wooden viaduct in England
Blackwater Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 154072.jpg
Bleach Green Viaduct Newtownabbey, County Antrim 1933
Bleach Green Viaduct, Whiteabbey.jpg
Bolitho Viaduct Liskeard, Cornwall 166 1882
Bolitho Viaduct - FGW 43164 rear of up train.JPG
Border Counties Bridge River Tyne, Hexham, Northumberland 1856 Only supports remain.
Bridge piers of the old Border Counties Railway viaduct (3) - geograph.org.uk - 1057552.jpg
Bourne End Railway Bridge River Thames, Bourne End, Buckinghamshire 1895 Originally carried Broad Gauge.
Bourne End Railway and Foot Bridge.JPG
Boythorpe Viaduct Chesterfield, Derbyshire 1897 Brick arch Closed 1957 and demolished.
Brackley Viaduct Brackley, Northamptonshire 230 1896 Brick arch Carried the Great Central line over the River Great Ouse. Demolished in 1978 Brackley Viaduct Remains, October 2008.jpg
Braunstone Gate Bridge Leicester 4.8 1898 Bowstring lattice girder Carried the Great Central Main Line over Braunstone Gate. Demolished 2009 Braunstone Gate Bridge.jpg
Breydon Viaduct Great Yarmouth, Norfolk 240 1903 Truss swing bridge Crossed the River Yare. Closed 1953 and demolished. Breydon Viaduct Postcard.jpg
Britannia Bridge Menai Strait at Anglesey 461 1850 Partially rebuilt in 1970 after a fire.
Brittania Bridge Train crossing 3.JPG
Broadbottom Viaduct aka Etherow Viaduct Broadbottom, Derbyshire 155 1842 II Crosses the River Etherow
Broadbottom Bridges - geograph.org.uk - 11400.jpg
Broadsands Viaduct Goodrington Sands, Devon 66 Carries the Dartmouth Steam Railway heritage line.
Broadsands Viaduct 4277 and Devon Belle.jpg
Brooksbottom Viaduct Summerseat, Lancashire Stone arch Carries the East Lancashire Railway heritage line over the River Irwell
Brooksbottom Viaduct Summerseat - geograph.org.uk - 427777.jpg
Burntisland Viaduct Burntisland, Fife 1888 Lattice girder Cat C Carries Edinburgh-Dundee line
Burntisland viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 422407.jpg
Bushey Arches Watford, Hertfordshire Stone arch II
Watford, River Colne railway viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 95981.jpg
Butterley Causeway Butterley Reservoir, Derbyshire Carries the Midland Railway - Butterley heritage line.
92214 Butterley Causeway.jpg

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Name Location Length (m) Date Type Grade Notes Image
Cadishead Viaduct Salford and Trafford 37 1893 Lattice girder Disused and corroded
Cadishead Viaduct.jpg
Calder Grove Viaduct Wakefield (disused)
Disused railway viaduct, Calder Grove - geograph.org.uk - 193164.jpg
Calstock Viaduct Calstock, Cornwall c.225 1907 Concrete block arch II* Carries railway across River Tamar
Calstock and the Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 293332.jpg
Cann Viaduct Bickleigh, Devon (disused)
Cann Viaduct.jpg
Cannington Viaduct Uplyme, Devon 1903 Concete arch II (disused)
Cannington viaduct 010808.JPG
Cannon Street Railway Bridge London 1866 Cast-iron girder Crosses the River Thames
Cannon street railway bridge 2.jpg
Carbis Bay Viaduct Carbis Bay, Cornwall
Carbis Bay Viaduct 2009.jpg
Carlisle Bridge, Lancaster Lancaster c.120 1847 carries West Coast Main Line over the River Lune
Carlisle Bridge, Lancaster (geograph 2547200).jpg
Carnon viaduct Perranwell, Cornwall Carries the Truro to Falmouth line over the Carnon River valley Viaduct - Carnon River - geograph.org.uk - 37636.jpg
Causey Arch Stanley, County Durham 31 1726 Stone arch I Oldest surviving single-arch railway bridge in the world, Crosses the Causey Burn. Causey Arch.jpg
Carthuther Viaduct Liskeard, Cornwall Replaced 1882
Carvedras Viaduct Truro, Cornwall 1904 23.08.12 Carvedras Viaduct, Truro (7871085950).jpg
Castlefield Viaducts Manchester
Castlefield Viaducts 4696.JPG
Castor Bridge Wansford and Castor Girder Bridge carrying the preserved Nene Valley Railway across the River Nene
Railway bridge near Castor - geograph.org.uk - 1318997.jpg
Cefn/Newbridge Viaduct River Dee, Cefn Mawr, Wrexham
Newbridge Viaduct from Froncysyllte - geograph.org.uk - 759632.jpg
Cefn Coed Viaduct Cefn-coed-y-cymmer, Wales
Cefn Coed Viaduct, Merthyr Tydfil - geograph.org.uk - 1057764.jpg
Chacewater Viaduct Chacewater, Cornwall
Chacewater Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 838064.jpg
Chappel Viaduct Chappel, Essex 1847 1849 Brick arch II Carries the Gainsborough Line across the Colne Valley
Chappel Viaduct 4.jpg
Charlton Viaduct Shepton Mallett, Somerset c250 1874 Stone arch II* Carried Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway across the Sheppey valley Charlton viaduct from kilver gardens.jpg
Chelfham Viaduct Chelfham 120 1897 Brick arch II Lynton and Barnstaple Railway, Devon
Lynton and Barnstaple Railway - Chelfham Viaduct.jpg
Chelmsford Viaduct Chelmsford, Essex
Chelmsfordviaduct.jpg
Chepstow Railway Bridge Tidenham, Gloucestershire 1852 Truss bridge II Brunel's first lenticular truss. Crosses the River Wye
Original pillars, Chepstow Railway Bridge.jpg
Chester Burn viaduct Chester-le-Street, County Durham 230 1868 Stone arch II It carries the East Coast Main Line over Chester Burn Chester Burn viaduct looking south.JPG
Chesterfield Viaduct Chesterfield, Derbyshire better known as Horns Bridge
Approaching Horns Bridge on A61 - geograph.org.uk - 605196.jpg
Chirk Viaduct near Chirk, Wales Stone arch Carries railway across the Ceiriog Valley
Viaduct and aqueduct (geograph 4534360).jpg
Claverton Street Viaduct Bath, Somerset Junction of Wells Road and Claverton Street (geograph 1797392).jpg
Clifton Viaduct Clifton, near Manchester 1846 Stone arch II Carried Manchester, Bury and Rossendale Railway across the Irwell valley
Clifton viaduct looking north.jpg
Clinnick Viaduct near Bodmin Parkway, Cornwall 100 1879 Stone arch II
Clinnicks viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 378797.jpg
Coat of Arms Bridge Coventry 1844 Stone arch II carried the London and Birmingham Railway over Bridge Road WTC Phil Radbourne CoatofArmsBridge2.JPG
Cogload Junction Flyover Durston, Somerset 1931 Cogload Junction 43207.jpg
Coldrennick Viaduct Menheniot, Cornwall Field and viaduct near Menheniot (geograph 4163183).jpg
Collegewood Viaduct Penryn, Cornwall 291 Replaced in 1934. Piers remain Collegewood viaduct.jpg
Colonnade Viaduct Dawlish, Devon Dawlish Colonnade Viaduct - FGW 150120.JPG
Conisbrough Viaduct Conisbrough, South Yorkshire now carries a branch of the trans-pennine trail 113 ft high over the River Don
Conisbrough Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 925574.jpg
Conwy Railway Bridge Conwy, Wales 141 1849 Carries the North Wales Coast Line across the River Conwy
Conwy Castle and Railway Bridge.jpg
Coombe by Saltash Viaduct Saltash,Cornwall 184 Replaced 1894 Coombe viaduct Saltash looking north.jpg
Coombe by St Stephens Viaduct near St Austell, Cornwall Coombe St Stephen viaduct (geograph 2197730).jpg
Corby Bridge (or Wetheral Viaduct) Wetheral, Cumbria 280 1834 Stone arch I Carries the Tyne Valley Line over the River Eden Railway viaduct at Wetheral - geograph.org.uk - 475781.jpg
Corby Viaduct Great Corby, Cumbria 160 1834 Stone Arch II Crosses Corby Beck
Corfe Railway Viaduct Corfe Castle, Dorset carries the Swanage Railway between Corfe Castle and Nordon Railway Viaduct, Corfe Castle - geograph.org.uk - 1524310.jpg
Cox Viaduct Goonhavern, Cornwall (disused)
Craigavon Bridge Craigavon, County Londonderry 1933 double deck, lower deck former goods line Craigavon bridge.jpg
Craigmore Viaduct Bessbrook, County Armagh c.350 1852 The Craigmore Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 1058101.jpg
Crimple Valley Viaduct Harrogate, North Yorkshire 572 1848 Stone arch II* Built for the York and North Midland Railway
Evening Star crosses Crimple Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 845575.jpg
Crosskeys Bridge Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire 1897 Swing bridge II* Once carried the Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway line over the River Nene
Cross Keys Bridge - geograph.org.uk - 1528305.jpg
Crumlin Viaduct Crumlin, Caerphilly, Ebbw Valley, Wales 1857 Closed 1967 Crumlin Viaduct - on the Newport, Abergavenny & Hereford Railway Extension to Taff Vale.jpeg
Cullen Viaduct Seatown of Largo, Fife 1886 Stone arch Cat. B Carried Great North of Scotland Railway over the Burn of Cullen. Closed 1968. Now a footbridge. Cullen Viaduct (geograph 3838958).jpg
Culloden Viaduct near Inverness, Scotland 549 1898 Stone arch Cat. A Carries Highland Main Line across the valley of the River Nairn Culloden Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 156478.jpg
Cwm Du Viaduct Pont Rhyd-y-Cyff, Bridgend 1897 Brick arch Carried Port Talbot Railway over Cwm Du. Closed 1960 Viaduct over Cwm Du - geograph.org.uk - 1871870.jpg
Cwm Prysor Viaduct Cwm Prysor, Gwynedd 150 1882 Stone and Brick arch II Carried Bala & Festiniog Railway across Cwm Prysor. Closed 1961 and now a footbridge. Cwm Prysor Viaduct-geograph-4045756.jpg

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Name Location Length (m) Date Type Grade Notes Image
Daisyfield Viaduct Bury, Lancashire Rail traffic ended in the 1970s and is now used for recreation since 1999.
Manchester bolton and bury canal, daisyfield viaduct 2.jpg
Dandrymire/Moorecock Viaduct Garsdale, Cumbria 208 15.3m high with 12 spans.
Dandrymire Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 613342.jpg
Darcy Lever viaduct Darcy Lever, Bolton 188 1848 Lattice girder 28m high with 8 spans.
Darcy Lever - geograph.org.uk - 93794.jpg
Dargan Bridge River Lagan, Belfast 1990s
Belfast (074), October 2009.JPG
Denby Dale Viaduct Denby Dale, Huddersfield
Denby Dale viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 1132269.jpg
Dent Head Viaduct Stone House, Lancashire 182 1875 30.5m high with 10 spans.
Dent Head Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 1499590.jpg
Derrycombe Viaduct Bodmin Parkway, Cornwall 112 1881 Stone arch II 23m high Derricombe Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 747795.jpg
Dinting Viaduct Glossopdale, Derbyshire 370 1844 Carries the Glossop Line over a valley. 36m high
Dinting6265.JPG
Dollis Brook Viaduct Finchley, London 1867 Stone arch 18m high
Dollis brook viaduct.JPG
Dowry Dell Viaduct Hunnington, Worcestershire Dismantled in 1964
DD Viaduct.JPG
Draw Wood Viaduct Bodmin Parkway, Cornwall 208 13m high. Replaced by retaining walls in 1875.
Dunkerton Viaduct Dunkerton, Somerset 70 Stone arch Carried the Camerton to Limpley Stoke railway over the village. Demolished 1981. Dunkerton viaduct (geograph 3390133).jpg
Durham Viaduct Durham Stone arch Durham railway viaduct (geograph 2590806).jpg
Dutton Viaduct River Weaver, Cheshire 457 1837 II* 18m high with 20 spans
Dutton viaduct.jpg

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Name Location Length (m) Date Type Grade Notes Image
East Norton Viaduct East Norton, Leicestershire 190 1870s Demolished 2001

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Name Location Length (m) Date Type Grade Notes Image
Fal Viaduct Truro, Cornwall Crosses the River Fal
Railway viaduct at Trenowth (geograph 2352295).jpg
Filleigh Viaduct Filleigh, Devon Former GWR line from Barnstaple to Taunton. Pillars reused for A361 road bridge near Barnstaple, North Devon
Filleigh Viaduct after the closure of the railway but before construction of the A361 link road (geograph 4066129).jpg
Fledborough Viaduct North Clifton, Nottinghamshire Crosses the River Trent
Fledborough Viaduct (geograph 3004299).jpg
Fiddich Viaduct Dufftown, Scotland Carries the preserved Keith & Dufftown Railway across the River Fidditch
Railway viaduct over the river Fiddich - geograph.org.uk - 379970.jpg
Folkestone Foord Rd Viaduct Folkestone, Kent 1844 Brick arch II Built by Sir William Cubitt
Viaduct over Foord Road - geograph.org.uk - 1547023.jpg
Forder Viaduct Saltash, Cornwall 185 Demolished 1908
Forth Bridge near Edinburgh, Scotland 2,528 1890 Cantilever Cat. A Crosses the Firth of Forth
ForthBridgeEdinburgh.jpg
Fowey Viaduct Fowey, Cornwall Carries the heritage Bodmin & Wenford Railway across the River Fowey
Friargate Bridge Derby 1878 II aka Handyside Bridge; (cf. Handyside Bridge aka Derwent Bridge, on the same line)
Friargate Railway Bridge - geograph.org.uk - 356839.jpg
Fulham Railway Bridge Fulham, London 1889 Lattice girder Crosses the River Thames
FulhamRailwayBridge.jpg

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Name Location Length (m) Date Type Grade Notes Image
Garndiffaith Viaduct Garndiffaith, Torfaen 1874 Stone arch II Carried the former Brynmawr and Blaenavon Railway over the valley of the Avon Ffrwd Garndiffaith Viaduct crosses Viaduct Road (geograph 2137517).jpg
Gasworks Bridge Oxford now a footbridge across the River Thames
GasworksBridge.jpg
Gaunless Bridge West Auckland, County Durham Truss first lenticular truss bridge and first iron bridge to carry a railway
First Iron railway bridge.jpg
Gaunless Viaduct West Auckland, County Durham One pier remaining
River Gaunless - geograph.org.uk - 61927.jpg
Gatehampton Railway Bridge Goring, Oxfordshire 1838 Brick arch Carries the Great Western Main Line over the River Thames
2008-05 Gatehampton Railway Bridge.JPG
Gilderdale Viaduct Lambley, Northumberland 1852 Stone arch II Carries the narrow gauge South Tynedale Railway over Gilderdale burn
Viaduct over Gilderdale Burn (geograph 4095925).jpg
Giltbrook Viaduct Giltbrook, Nottinghamshire (demolished)
Glaze Viaduct near Ivybridge, Devon
Glazebrook Viaduct (geograph 2586720).jpg
Glenfinnan Viaduct Lochaber, Scotland on the West Highland Line
N2 glenfinnan viaduct.jpg
Goathland Viaduct (aka Thomason Foss Viaduct) between Goathland and Grosmont, North Yorkshire carries the heritage North Yorkshire Moors Railway across the Murk Esk
Goitre Coed Viaduct Edwardsville, Merthyr Tydfil on the Taff Vale Railway
Goldielea Viaduct Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland (disused)
Goldielea Viaduct (geograph 3631918).jpg
Goonbell Viaduct Goonbell, Cornwall 130 c.1900 Stone and concrete arch (disused) Wheal Liberty viaduct (geograph 4398501).jpg
Gover Viaduct St Austell, Cornwall II
Looking towards the Gover Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 431996.jpg
Goyt Viaduct aka Strines Viaduct Strines, Stockport 1865 Stone arch and girder II Spans the River Goyt Strines viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 1011538.jpg
Gree Viaduct North-East Ayrshire, Scotland on the former Lanarkshire and Ayrshire Railway
Grimstone Viaduct Grimstone, Dorset Carries Castle Cary-Weymouth line over Sydling Water GrimstoneViaductfromWest.JPG
Grosvenor Bridge near Victoria railway station, London
Grosvenor Bridge, River Thames, London, England.jpg
Guildford Viaduct Hayle, Cornwall

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Name Location Length (m) Date Type Grade Notes Image
Ham Green Viaduct Bickleigh, Devon now part of the Plym Valley Cycle Track Ham Green Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 43424.jpg
Handyside Bridge aka Derwent Bridge Derby 62 1878 tied arch II cf. Friargate Bridge, Derby aka Handyside Bridge The Handyside Bridge (geograph 2330137).jpg
Harringworth Viaduct, Northamptonshire (see Welland Viaduct)
Hawarden Bridge Shotton, Flintshire 1889 Swing bridge Carries the Borderlands Line across the River Dee Hawarden Bridge over the River Dee - geograph.org.uk - 405378.jpg
Hayle Viaduct Hayle, Cornwall Crosses the estuary of the River Hayle Railway viaduct, Hayle (geograph 4792513).jpg
Headfield Viaduct Dewsbury, West Yorkshire 1887 Stone arch and bowstring Crossed the River Calder and Calder and Hebble Navigation. Closed 1990 and converted to cycle path.
Headstone Viaduct Monsal Dale, Derbyshire 91 1863 Carried Peak Railway Line over the River Wye Monsal Head Headstone viaduct.jpg
Healey Dell Viaduct Rochdale, Greater Manchester 1867 Stone arch Carried the Rochdale to Bacup Line over the River Spodden Healey Dell Viaduct.jpg
Helmshore Viaduct Helmshore, Lancashire 1848 Stone arch spans the River Ogden Old Viaduct in Helmshore - geograph.org.uk - 414507.jpg
Hengoed Viaduct Maesycwmmer, Caephilly 260 1854 Stone arch II Carried the Taff Vale Extension of the Newport, Abergavenny and Hereford Railway across the Rhymney River Maesycwmmer Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 22194.jpg
Hereford Road Skew Bridge Ledbury, Herefordshire 1885 Ribbed skew arch Carried Great Western Railway over Hereford Road. Now a footpath. Hereford Road bridge, Ledbury (2).jpg
Hewenden Viaduct Cullingworth, West Yorkshire 527 1883 Stone arch II Carried the Great Northern Railway across the Hewenden Valley Hewenden Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 358906.jpg
High Level Bridge Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead, Tyne & Wear 408 1849 bow-string girder I on the East Coast Main Line across the River Tyne High Level Bridge and Swing Bridge - Newcastle Upon Tyne - England - 14082004.jpg
Hitchin Flyover Hitchin, Hertfordshire 2013 on the Great Northern Route Hitchin MMB 02 Hitchin Flyover.jpg
Hookhills Viaduct Churston, Devon Stone arch carries the preserved Dartmouth Steam Railway Hookhills Viaduct, near Broadsands Beach - geograph.org.uk - 360076.jpg
Hockley Railway Viaduct Winchester, Hampshire 614 1891 brick clad concrete arch disused viaduct Hockley Railway Viaduct.jpg
Horns Bridge (aka Chesterfield Viaduct) Chesterfield, Derbyshire 1897 Brick arch Approaching Horns Bridge on A61 - geograph.org.uk - 605196.jpg
Hownsgill Viaduct Healeyfield, County Durham 210 1858 Brick arch II* Carried the Stockton and Darlington Railway across Howns Gill. Closed 1969. Hownes Gill viaduct.jpg
Hungerford Bridge near Charing Cross railway station, London 1864 Steel truss Hungerford Bridge, River Thames, London, England.jpg

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Name Location Length (m) Date Type Grade Notes Image
Imberhorne Viaduct East Grinstead, West Sussex 210 1882 Brick arch II now carries the Bluebell Railway across Imberhorne Farm Imberhorne Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 771698.jpg
Ingleton Viaduct Ingleton, North Yorkshire 240 1860 Stone arch II Crosses the River Greta. Closed 1965 Ingleton Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 1584784.jpg
Irlam Viaduct Irlam, Manchester 37 1893 Lattice girder Carries Manchester-Liverpool Line over the Manchester Ship Canal The high level rail bridge over the Manchester Ship Canal (geograph 2545214).jpg

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Name Location Length (m) Date Type Grade Notes Image
John o'Gaunt Viaduct Twyford, Leicestershire 210 c.1879 Brick arch Great Northern Railway and London & North Western Railway Joint Line John O'Gaunt Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 5570.jpg

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Name Location Length (m) Date Type Grade Notes Image
Keekle Viaduct River Keekle, Cumbria 1879 Brick arch Carried the Cleator and Workington Junction Railway across the valley of the River Keekle Keekle Viaduct. - geograph.org.uk - 96249.jpg
Kendrum Viaduct Kendrum Burn, Stirling Concrete and steel arch Carried railway over Kendrum Burn. Now cycle path. Viaduct over the Kendrum Burn (geograph 4664089).jpg
Kennington Railway Bridge Kennington, Oxfordshire 1923 Steel through arch Carries branch line across the River Thames KenningtonRlyBridge01.JPG
Kew Railway Bridge Kew, London 175 1869 Wrought iron lattice girder II Carries GWR extension across the River Thames Kew Railway Bridge.jpg
Keyham Viaduct Plymouth, Devon 132 1900 Steel girder Great Western Railway Geograph-1256055-by-roger-geach.jpg
Kielder Viaduct Kielder, Northumberland 119 1862 Stone arch Carried Border Counties line over marsh. No longer used for rail traffic Kielder Viaduct near Kielder (1) (geograph 2376656).jpg
Kilwinning Caledonian Railway viaduct north of Kilwinning, North Ayrshire Stone arch Kilwinning Caledonian viaduct.JPG
King Edward VII Bridge Tyne and Wear, Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead 350 1906 Steel lattice II Crosses the River Tyne EWS 67001 + Northern 156453 King Edward VII Bridge.jpg
King George V Bridge Keadby, Lincolnshire 1916 Bascule bridge Carries rail and road across the River Trent. Bridge no longer opens Keadby Bridge.jpg
Kingsland Viaduct London Borough of Hackney 3,000 1860s Carries East London Line services Hoxton station west entrance May2010.JPG
Kingston Railway Bridge Kingston-upon-Thames, London 35 1863 Steel arch Carries South West Trains across the River Thames Kingston Railway Bridge.JPG
Kirkstall Viaduct Leeds, West Yorkshire 1846 Stone arch Carries the Harrogate Line across both river and road Kirkstall Viaduct, Leeds - geograph.org.uk - 104915.jpg
Knucklas Viaduct Knucklas, Powys 1865 Stone arch Carried Central Wales Railway over the River Teme The Knucklas Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 695821.jpg

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Name Location Length (m) Date Type Grade Notes Image
Lady Wimborne Bridge Wimborne, Dorset 1876 Stone arch II Crossed the main drive to Canford House Lady Wimborne Bridge - geograph.org.uk - 485616.jpg
Laira Bridge Plymouth, Devon 1887 Crosses the River Plym. Now disused. Laira Bridge, Plymouth - geograph.org.uk - 58416.jpg
Lambley Viaduct Northumberland Stone arch once carried the now former Haltwhistle to Alston Branch Line across the valley of the South Tyne River Lambley Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 168397.jpg
Landore viaduct Landore, Swansea c.1850 Crosses the Swansea Valley and the River Tawe Landore railway viaduct, Swansea - 3844306 a09e1a7b.jpg
Langport viaduct Langport, Somerset Stone arch Carries London-Penzance line over the River Parrett Langport Viaduct - 6024 King Edward I heading west.jpg
Largin Viaduct Bodmin Parkway, Cornwall 173 1886 II Crosses the Fowey Valley A Western again on East Largin viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 763428.jpg
Larkhall Viaduct[1] Larkhall, South Lanarkshire 236 1904 Iron girder Cat. B Crosses the River Clyde. The tallest viaduct in Scotland at 175 feet The Larkhall Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 1700352.jpg
Larpool Viaduct North Yorkshire 279 c.1885 Brick arch carried Scarborough and Whitby Railway over the River Esk Larpool Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 1397577.jpg
Leaderfoot Viaduct Melrose, Scottish Borders 1863 Stone and brick arch Cat. A Carried Berwickshire Railway over the River Tweed The amphitheatre at Trimontium - geograph.org.uk - 588572.jpg
Lintley Viaduct Slaggyford, Northumberland Stone arch will carry the Narrow Gauge South Tynedale Railway across and into Slaggyford from 2016-17. Disused Railway Viaduct, Lintley - geograph.org.uk - 46698.jpg
Lipwood Railway Bridge Lipwood, Northumberland 1866 Iron girder carries the railway between Newcastle upon Tyne and Carlisle across the River South Tyne.
Llandeilo Railway Bridge Llandeilo Lattice girder truss Crosses the River Tywi Lattice railway bridge, Llandeilo (geograph 3016043).jpg
Lobb Ghyll Viaduct between Addingham and Bolton Abbey, North Yorkshire Stone arch could one day carry the Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway across the nearby River Wharfe Lobb Ghyll Viaduct.jpg
Logierait Bridge Logierait, Atholl Iron lattice Crosses the River Tay Geograph-1009548-by-Russel-Wills aberfeldy.jpg
London Bridge – Greenwich Railway Viaduct Greenwich, London 5550 1836 Brick arch II Carries elevated railway London-Greenwich viaduct.jpg
London Road viaduct Brighton 1840s Brick arch II* Carries elevated railway London road viaduct2.jpg
Longwood Viaduct near Kingswear, Devon Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway. Now demolished.
Loughor railway viaduct Near Loughor, Swansea, Wales 2013 Carries West Wales Line across the River Loughor estuary.
Rebuilt in 2013
Loughor Bridges looking west, oct 2013.JPG
Lower Lydbrook Viaduct Lower Lydbrook, Gloucestershire 1872 Iron girder Carried Severn and Wye Railway over the Lydbrook Valley. Demolished 1966 Viaduct I. Lydbrook (Lower) England.jpg
Lumb Viaduct Rossendale, Lancashire Stone arch Crosses the River Irwell Lumb Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 372471.jpg
Lune Viaduct Sedbergh, Cumbria 1861 Sandstone arch and cast-iron girder II* Carried the Tebay-Kirby Lonsdale line over the River Lune. Closed 1965. Lune Viaduct at Waterside. - geograph.org.uk - 607751.jpg
Lyne Bridge Chertsey, Surrey 110 1979 Cable-stayed Crosses M25 motorway Railway Bridge Crossing M25, Clockwise, Just Before Junction 12 - geograph.org.uk - 1280467.jpg

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Name Location Length (m) Date Type Grade Notes Image
Magpie Viaduct Horrabridge, Devon (disused)
Maidenhead Railway Bridge Maidenhead, Berkshire 80 1839 Brick arch I Carries Great Western Railway over the River Thames Railway bridge Maidenhead.jpeg
Markland Grips Viaduct Clowne, Derbyshire 1896 Carried Lancashire, Derbyshire and East Coast Railway over Markland Grips gorge. Buried under spoil to form embankment
Marple Viaduct Marple, Stockport 282 1865 Spans the River Goyt Marple Aqueduct Train 0333.JPG
Martholme Viaduct Great Harwood, Lancashire 1877 Spans the River Calder (disused) Martholme Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 155346.jpg
Medway Viaducts Rochester, Kent 1,300 2002 Cantilever Carries two track High Speed 1 over the River Medway MedwayViaducts2013.jpg
Meldon Viaduct Okehampton, Devon 165 1874 Iron truss Carried Dartmoor Railway over the West Okement River. Closed 1990. Meldon Viaduct Devon.jpg
Midford Viaduct nr Bath Brick arch formerly Somerset and Dorset Railway, (disused) Midford Viaduct.jpg
Milltown Viaduct Lostwithiel, Cornwall 153 1894 Stone arch Milltown Viaduct (geograph 2523872).jpg
Milton Viaduct Gatehead, Ayrshire 82 1812 Stone arch the oldest surviving railway bridge in the World. Kilmarnock & Troon Railway MiltonViaduct.jpg
Milton Regis Viaduct Milton Regis, Kent c.750 1915 carries the Sittingbourne and Kemsley Light Railway
Monkwearmouth Railway Bridge Sunderland, Tyne and Wear 1879 Vierendeel truss bowstring arch II Crosses the River Wear Wearmouth Bridge, Sunderland.jpg
Monmouth Viaduct aka Chippenham Meadow Viaduct Monmouth, Wales 183 1861 Carried the Coleford, Monmouth, Usk & Pontypool Railway across the River Wye Former railway viaduct, Monmouth (geograph 3356778).jpg
Moorswater Viaduct Liskeard, Cornwall 291 1881 Stone arch II* Crosses the Liskeard and Looe Railway Moorswater Viaduct near Liskeard circa 1905.jpg
Moulsford Railway Bridge Moulsford, Oxfordshire 1839 Brick arch II* Carries Great Western Main Line across the River Thames MoulsfordRlyBr01.JPG
Mytholmes Viaduct between Haworth and Oakworth, West Yorkshire carries the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway across the River Worth. Mytholmes Viaduct (geograph 4495777).jpg

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Name Location Length (m) Date Type Grade Notes Image
Naburn Railway Bridge York 1871 Swing bridge Carried York-Selby railway over the River Ouse. Now a footbridge and cycleway. Approach to Naburn Bridge - geograph.org.uk - 1512256.jpg
Neidpath Viaduct aka Queen's Bridge nr Neidpath Castle, Scottish Borders 1864 Sandstone arch Carried Caledonian Railway over the River Tweed. Now a footbridge. Neidpath viaduct (1).jpg
Nene Viaduct Peterborough 1850 Cast iron arch II* Carries the East Coast Main Line across the River Nene. Peterborough- Nene Viaduct (geograph 2783102).jpg
Newbattle Viaduct Newtongrange, Midlothian 1847 Stone arch Carries the Borders Railway over the River South Esk Lothianbridge viaduct01 2000-05-28.jpg
Noss Viaduct near Kingswear 1847 Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway. Devon (demolished)
Notter Viaduct St Germans, Cornwall II Towards the Lynher (geograph 4039765).jpg
Nuneham Railway Bridge nr Abingdon, Oxfordshire 1929 Carries Cherwell Valley Line across the River Thames NunehamRlyBridge01.JPG

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Name Location Length (m) Date Type Grade Notes Image
Oaks Viaduct Dearne Valley, South Yorkshire 1869 Trestle Carried Midland Railway Cudworth-Barnsley branch across the Dearne Valley. Now (demolished) Oaksviaduct.jpg
Oldbury Viaduct (aka Daniel's Bridge) between Bridgnorth and Eardington, Shropshire Carries the preserved Severn Valley Railway across the River Severn Oldbury Viaduct from Daniels Mill (geograph 2718467).jpg
Osney Rail Bridge Oxford 1887 Iron girder Carries the Cherwell Valley Line across the River Thames OsneyRailBridge.jpg
Outwood Viaduct Radcliffe, Greater Manchester 100 1846 Cast iron arch II Crosses the River Irwell. Now a footpath Outwood viaduct from river irwell.jpg
Oykel Railway Viaduct Invershin, Scottish Highlands 70 1868 Lattice girder Cat A Carries the Far North Line across the Kyle of Sutherland Invershin Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 1446850.jpg

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Name Location Length (m) Date Type Grade Notes Image
Paddock Viaduct Huddersfield II Approaching Huddersfield - geograph.org.uk - 2117.jpg
Par Viaduct Par, Cornwall Stone arch Carried the line over a tramway, river and canal near Par Harbour Par Viaduct 1.JPG
Park Square Bridge aka Supertram Bridge Sheffield, South Yorkshire 1993 Tied arch tramway ParkSquareBridge.jpg
Parkhead Viaduct Dudley, West Midlands 1880 Stone arch disused Parkhead Viaduct.jpg
Pascoe Viaduct Penryn, Cornwall 120 demolished and replaced by embankment
Penadlake Viaduct near Bodmin Parkway, Cornwall 130 1877 Stone arch II Morning express crossing Penadlake viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 1938643.jpg
Penallt Viaduct Penallt, Monmouthshire 100 1876 Iron girder Carried the Wye Valley Railway over the River Wye. Now a footpath. The bridge on the River Wye - geograph.org.uk - 1354282.jpg
Penistone Viaduct Penistone, South Yorkshire Stone arch Geograph-4582094-by-Dave-Bevis.jpg
Penkridge Viaduct near Penkridge, Staffordshire 1837 Stone arch II Carries West Coast Main Line over the River Penk Penkridge viaduct - 2012-05-05.jpg
Pennycomequick Viaduct aka Plymouth Loop Viaduct Plymouth Stone arch Victoria Park Bowling Green - geograph.org.uk - 448834.jpg
Penponds Viaduct near Redruth, Cornwall 103 1888 Brick arch Carries Cornish Main Line over the Red River
Penryn Viaduct Penryn, Cornwall 104 demolished and replaced by embankment
Pensford Viaduct Pensford, Somerset 303 1874 Stone arch II Carried Bristol and North Somerset Railway over the River Chew. Now disused Pensfordviaduct.JPG
Penwithers Viaduct Truro, Cornwall Carried West Cornwall Railway. Demolished and replaced by embankment
Penzance Viaduct Penzance, Cornwall (demolished)
Perran Viaduct Perranwell, Cornwall 103 1927 Stone
Pontsmill Viaduct near Luxulyan, Cornwall
Pont Briwet Penrhyndeudraeth, Gwynedd 2014 Concrete Crosses the River Dwyryd Pont Briwet - Rail Bridge Completed (geograph 4124943).jpg
Pont-y-Cafnau Merthyr Tydfil, Wales 14 1793 Iron First iron bridge to carry a plateway. Crosses the River Taff Pont y Cafnau iron rail bridge and aqueduct.jpg
Porthkerry Viaduct Barry, Vale of Glamorgan Brick arch II Carries rail traffic between Barry and Bridgend Porthkerry viaduct, Barry - geograph.org.uk - 1051776.jpg
Probus Viaduct near Truro, Cornwall 133 Demolished and replaced by embankment

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Name Location Length (m) Date Type Grade Notes Image
Queen Elizabeth II Metro Bridge Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Gateshead, Northumberland 360 1978 Steel truss Carries the Tyne and Wear Metro over the River Tyne QEII Metro Bridge from Forth Banks 1.jpg

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Name Location Length (m) Date Type Grade Notes Image
Rectory Junction Viaduct aka Radcliffe Viaduct Radcliffe-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire II Crosses the River Trent Netherfield - west side of Trent Viaduct (Geograph-1001672).jpg
Redruth Viaduct Redruth, Cornwall Redruth viaduct 43128.jpg
Reedham Swing Bridge Reedham, Norfolk 1840s Carries Wherry railway line across the River Yare Rail-reedhamswingbridge-amoswolfe.jpg
Rewley Road Swing Bridge Oxford 1851 Swing Bridge Scheduled monument Carried railway over Sheepwash Channel. Replaced by new bridge Oxford - LNWR Swing Bridge - geograph.org.uk - 95063.jpg
Richmond Railway Bridge Richmond, London 91.5 Steel Truss arch II Carries South West Trains over the River Thames Richmond Railway Bridge 333r1.jpg
Ribblehead Viaduct aka Batty Moss Viaduct Ribblehead, North Yorkshire 400 1875 Stone arch II Carries Settle-Carlisle Railway across Batty Moss Ribblehead Viaduct in North Yorkshire.jpg
Ridley Railway Bridge near Ridley Hall, Northumberland 1907 Cast iron girder Crosses the River South Tyne Newcastle-Carlisle railway bridge over the River South Tyne - geograph.org.uk - 621719.jpg
Ringwell Viaduct Perranwell, Cornwall 112 Demolished and replaced by embankment
Rispin Cleugh Viaduct on the Leadhills and Wanlockhead Branch of the Caledonian Railway. Demolished 1990 Rispin Cleugh viaduct, South Lanarkshire, Scotland.jpg
River Irwell Railway bridge Manchester 20 1830 Stone arch I By George Stephenson. Crosses the River Irwell River Irwell Railway Bridge, Water Street, Manchester.JPG
Riverford Viaduct Bickleigh, Devon 120 1893 Stone arch Disused Riverford Viaduct (geograph 4463361).jpg
Roch Valley Viaduct Rochdale, Greater Manchester Carried the Rochdale to Bacup Line. Demolished 1972
Rochester Bridge Rochester, Medway 1892 Built by SER over the River Medway, now used by Chatham Main Line and North Kent Line services Rochester Bridge from Rochester Castle Gardens.jpg
Rockmill Viaduct near Luxulyan, Cornwall
Romanby Viaduct between Ainderby and Northallerton, North Yorkshire Carries the Heritage Wensleydale Railway across the River Wiske
Rowsley Viaduct Rowsley, Derbyshire could one day carry the Peak Rail) heritage railway across both the nearby road and river
Royal Albert Bridge Plymouth and Saltash 666 1859 Lenticular truss I Carries the Cornish Main Line across the River Tamar Royal Albert Bridge 2009.jpg
Royal Border Bridge Berwick upon Tweed, north Northumberland 659 1850 Brick/stone arch I on the East Coast Main Line across the River Tweed Royal Border Bridge, Berwick on Tweed.jpg
Runcorn Gap viaduct Runcorn, Cheshire 1858 provides approaches to Runcorn Bridge either side of the River Mersey Runcorn (Britannia) Railway Bridge (geograph 3435275).jpg
Runcorn Railway Bridge Runcorn, Cheshire 330 1858 double-web lattice girder II Carries the Liverpool branch of the West Coast Main Line across the River Mersey Runcorn Railway Bridge.jpg

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Name Location Length (m) Date Type Grade Notes Image
St Austell Viaduct aka Trenance Viaduct St Austell, Cornwall 220 1899 Stone arch Crosses the Trenance Valley Trenance Road - geograph.org.uk - 1313459.jpg
St Germans Viaduct St Germans, Cornwall 288
St. Julian's railway bridge Newport, Wales 1874 wrought iron lattice truss Crosses the River Tiddy Railway bridge over the River Usk near Caerleon - geograph.org.uk - 1280993.jpg
St Pinnock Viaduct near Bodmin Parkway, Cornwall 1882 II St. Pinnock Viaduct, Cornwall. - geograph.org.uk - 69998.jpg
St Thomas Viaduct Exeter, Devon wrought iron lattice truss Railway viaduct, Exeter - geograph.org.uk - 283352.jpg
Sankey Viaduct near Earlestown, Merseyside 1830 Stone arch I Crosses the Sankey Canal and Sankey Brook Sankey Viaduct-geograph-3319677.jpg
Scarborough Railway Bridge York Scarborough Railway Bridge York 2.jpg
Scotswood Railway Bridge Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Gateshead, Tyne and Wear 212 1871 Hogback bridge Crosses the River Tyne but now disused. Blaydon - Scotswood Railway Bridge.jpg
Severn Railway Bridge Lydney, Gloucestershire 1269 1879 Crossed the River Severn. Demolished 1970 Severn Railway Bridge, from near Purton - geograph.org.uk - 2041712.jpg
Sheepwash Channel Railway Bridge Oxford Girder bridge Carries railway over Sheepwash Channel Oxford - LNWR Swing Bridge - geograph.org.uk - 95063.jpg
Sheffield District Railway Bridge, Brightside Sheffield Brightside - railway bridge over River Don (geograph 2183350).jpg
Shepton Mallet Viaduct Shepton Mallet, Somerset 1874 Stone arch Carried the Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway across the River Sheppey valley. Now disused This way along the viaduct (geograph 3147619).jpg
Shillamill Viaduct Tavistock, Devon II Shillamill Viaduct (geograph 4082050).jpg
Shiplake Railway Bridge Henley-on-Thames, Berkshire 1897 Girder Carries the Henley Branch Line across the River Thames ShiplakeRlyBr01.JPG
Six Arches, Ackworth Ackworth, West Yorkshire Stone arch Carries Pontefract to Rotherham line over the River Went.
Slade Viaduct near Ivybridge, Devon Stone arch Crosses Piall valley Slade Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 275000.jpg
Smardale Viaduct Crosby Garrett, Cumbria 220 1875 Stone arch Crosses Scandal Beck and the former Stainmore railway line. Train on Smardale Viaduct.jpg
Smardalegill Viaduct Crosby Garrett, Cumbria 1861 Stone arch II Now a footpath Smardale - geograph.org.uk - 19287.jpg
Smugglers Lane Viaduct near Teignmouth, Devon Stone arch Viaduct near Holcombe - geograph.org.uk - 294271.jpg
Somerleyton Swing Bridge Somerleyton, Norfolk 1905 Swing bridge Somerleyton swing bridge - geograph.org.uk - 1506014.jpg
Somerset Bridge Bridgwater, Somerset
Somerton Viaduct near Somerton, Somerset 1906 Carries Langport and Castle Cary Railway over the River Cary Somerton Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 1010683.jpg
South Tyne Viaduct on the Narrow Gauge South Tynedale Railway, Cumbria/Northumberland.
Southdown Road Skew Bridge Harpenden, Hertfordshire 1868 Ribbed skew brick arch carries Midland Main Line across Southdown Road Southdown Road skew bridge (2).jpg
Staines Railway Bridge Staines-upon-Thames, Surrey 1856 Carries the Waterloo to Reading Line across the Thames Staines Railway Bridge Over The Thames.jpg
Stambermill Viaduct Stourbridge, West Midlands 1850 Carries freight trains over the River Stour Stambermill Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 782712.jpg
Stamford Bridge Viaduct Stamford Bridge, East Riding of Yorkshire II Carried the York to Beverley railway line over the River Derwent. Now disused. Stamford Bridge Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 910964.jpg
Stanford Viaduct aka Loughborough Viaduct Stanford on Soar, Nottinghamshire 1899 Brick arch carries the preserved Great Central Railway (Nottingham) across the River Soar Viaduct at Stanford on Soar.jpg
Stanway Viaduct between Toddington and Laverton, Gloucestershire carries the heritage Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway Stanway viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 1609455.jpg
Stockport Viaduct Stockport, Greater Manchester 1840 Brick arch carries the West Coast Main Line across the valley of the River Mersey Stockport Viaduct in 2012.jpg
Stonehouse Pool Viaduct Plymouth, Devon (demolished)
Swin Bridge County Durham 1830 Skew arch bridge first skew arch bridge to carry a railway Skew Bridge - geograph.org.uk - 60485.jpg
Swithland Viaduct Swithland, Leicestershire carries the preserved Great Central Railway across Swithland Reservoir Swithland Viaduct.jpg

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Name Location Length (m) Date Type Grade Notes Image
Tadcaster Viaduct Tadcaster, North Yorkshire 1848 Stone arch II built by Leeds and York Railway to cross the River Wharfe - but never used. Tadcaster (geograph 2132099).jpg
Tavy Bridge Saltash, Devon c.1890 Stone arch Carries the Tamar Valley Line over the River Tavy Railway Bridge over the River Tavy - geograph.org.uk - 25609.jpg
Tay Rail Bridge near Dundee 3500 1887 Carries the mail line railway across the Firth of Tay TayRailBridgeCloseup.jpg
Tees railway viaduct Barnard Castle 223 1860 Carried the South Durham and Lancashire Union Railway over the River Tees. Demolished 1971
Telescopic Bridge, Bridgwater Bridgwater, Somerset Bascule bridge II* Carried railway over the River Parrett. Now a footbridge. Bridgwater Parrett Bridge.jpg
Thornton Viaduct Thornton, West Yorkshire 270 1878 Stone arch Carried GNR's Queensbury Lines across Pinchbeck Valley Thornton viaduct bradford.jpg. Now disused.
Torksey Viaduct Torksey, Lincolnshire 80 1849 Box girder II* Earliest box girder bridge. Crosses the River Trent. Now disused. Torksey viaduct (geograph 3158955).jpg
Treffry Viaduct Luxulyan, Cornwall Stone arch Dual viaduct and aqueduct. Crosses the Luxulyan Valley. Now disused. Treffry Viaduct, Luxulyan, Cornwall (geograph 4030541).jpg
Tregarn Viaduct near Truro, Cornwall 1901 Stone arch
Tregeagle Viaduct near Truro, Cornwall 1902 Stone arch
Trenance Viaduct Newquay, Cornwall 141 1939 Stone arch II Crossed Trenance Valley Edgcumbe Avenue, Newquay - geograph.org.uk - 1228537.jpg
Trent Viaducts between Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire 1901 Twin bridges replacing a single crossing of the River Trent Railway Bridge at Red Hill - geograph.org.uk - 7491.jpg
Tresulgan Viaduct Menheniot, Cornwall 1899 Stone arch
Trevido Viaduct Menheniot, Cornwall 148 1898 Menheniot Viaduct.jpg
Trowse Bridge Norwich, Norfolk 1986 Swing bridge Carries the Great Eastern Main Line over the River Wensum Trowse Bridge.jpg
Truro Viaduct aka Moresk Viaduct Truro, Cornwall 405 1904 Stone Railway Viaduct, Truro - geograph.org.uk - 1265817.jpg
Twerton Viaduct Bath, Somerset

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Name Location Length (m) Date Type Grade Notes Image
Usk Railway Bridge Newport, South Wales Carries Great Western Main Line across the River Usk Great Western Railway Usk bridge.jpg

V[edit]

Name Location Length (m) Date Type Grade Notes Image
Vazon Sliding Railway Bridge near Keadby, Lincolnshire Sliding bridge Carries the railway over the Stainforth and Keadby Canal Vazon sliding bridge over the Stainforth & Keadby Canal (geograph 4028113).jpg
Victoria Viaduct Washington, Tyne and Wear 250 1838 Stone arch II* Carried former Durham Junction Railway over the River Wear. Now disused. Victoria Viaduct over the River Wear - geograph.org.uk - 170327.jpg
Victoria Bridge near Arley, Worcestershire 60 1861 Cast iron arch bridge carries the Severn Valley Railway over the River Severn 6695 Victoria Bridge Severn Valley Railway.jpg

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Name Location Length (m) Date Type Grade Notes Image
Walkham Viaduct Horrabridge, Devon 335 1910 Iron girder (disused)
Warden Railway Bridge Warden, Northumberland 1904 Cast iron beam Carries the Newcastle to Carlisle line across the River South Tyne Underview of bridge - geograph.org.uk - 1258806.jpg
Warmsworth Viaduct Doncaster, South Yorkshire Crosses the River Don Warmsworth - two viaducts (geograph 2202633).jpg
Waterhead Viaduct aka Hoodown Viaduct near Kingswear, Devon Carries Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway over Waterhead Creek
Watford Arches Watford, Hertfordshire on the Watford DC Line
Weaver Viaduct aka Frodsham Viaduct Frodsham Cheshire 1850 Stone arch II Carries railway line over the River Weaver Railway viaduct Nr Frodsham - geograph.org.uk - 208037.jpg
Welland Viaduct Seaton, Rutland 1,166 1878 Brick arch II crosses the valley of the River Welland Welland Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 227788.jpg
Welwyn Viaduct aka Digswell Viaduct Welwyn Garden City,Hertfordshire 475 1850 Brick arch II* Carries East Coast Main Line over the River Mimram Welwynviaduct.jpg
West Largin Viaduct near Bodmin Parkway, Cornwall II
Weston Mill Viaduct Plymouth, Devon 370 1903 Stone arch/Steel Weston Mill Viaduct northern arch and remains.jpg
Westwood Viaduct near Bodmin Parkway, Cornwall 113 1879 Stone arch
Whalley Viaduct, Whalley Ribble Valley, Lancashire II Whalley Viaduct and the River Calder - geograph.org.uk - 1455276.jpg
Wharncliffe Viaduct Hanwell, West London 1837 Brick arch Carries Great Western Main Line railway across the Brent Valley Hanwell Wharncliffe Viaduct 205167 3b413d4c.jpg
Wheatley Viaduct Wheatley Valley, Halifax, West Yorkshire Stone arch Halifax High Level Railway Wheatley Viaduct (geograph 1893076).jpg
Whitley Viaduct on the Narrow Gauge South Tynedale Railway, Cumbria/Northumberland
Wicker Arches Sheffield, South Yorkshire 600 1848 II* Crosses the River Don Wicker arches2.jpg
Windsor Railway Bridge Windsor, Berkshire wrought iron 'bow and string' bridge Carries the ex-GWR branch line over the River Thames Brunelwindsorbridge.jpg
Windsor Branch viaduct near Windsor, Berkshire GWR-eton.jpg
Winterbourne Viaduct aka Huckford Viaduct Winterbourne, South Gloucestershire 1902 Brick arch Carries Bristol to Paddington line over the River Frome Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 376733.jpg
Wivelscombe Viaduct near Saltash, Cornwall
Woodside Viaduct Halifax, West Yorkshire Demolished
Wylam Railway Bridge North Wylam, Northumberland 1876 Wrought iron through arch bridge Carried railway across the River Tyne. Now a footbridge Points Bridge Wylam.JPG

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Y[edit]

Name Location Length (m) Date Type Grade Notes Image
Yarm Railway viaduct near Stockton-on-Tees 700 1851 Brick and stone arch II Carries Stockton to York line over the River Tees Yarm Viaduct.jpg

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