Smardale Viaduct


Smardale Viaduct was built from 1870 to 1875 to carry the Settle to Carlisle railway line over the steep sided valley of Scandal Beck. It built by the Midland Railway Company, designed by civil engineer John Sydney Crossley. The 12 arch viaduct is built from grey limestone blocks with millstone grit quoins. It is 220m long and at 40m high s the tallest viaduct on the line. Smardale Viaduct is a Grade II listed structure, and is still in use today. Close by is the Smardale Gill Viaduct.  

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Smardale Viaduct

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Smardale Viaduct Arches

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Goods train, Smardale Viaduct

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Passenger train, Smardale Viaduct

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Smardale railway viaduct - List Entry
- "...railway viaduct constructed in 1870-75, which spans the steep sided valley of Scandal Beck. It was designed by the civil engineer John Sydney Crossley. The viaduct is built from grey ...

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Smardale Viaduct Commemorative Stone.

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East side of Smardale Viaduct

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Smardale viaduct.

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45690 Leander Crossing Smardale Viaduct

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Scots Guardsman Crossing Smardale Viaduct

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Smardale Gill Viaduct

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Going Out On A High Note

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And Then It Stopped Raining....

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Smardale Gill Viaduct
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Smardale Gill Viaduct
- Overview Map Street View Smardale Gill Viaduct is just over a mile south-west of the village of Smardale in Cumbria. The viaduct was built for the South Durham and Lancashire Union ...

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