List number: 1304148
List grade: 2
Keys to the Past HER: N1010
Grid ref: NT8731343032

Twizel Viaduct


Twizel Viaduct was built between 1846 and 1849 by the Newcastle & Berwick Railway, to carry the Tweedmouth to Kelso railway branch line over the River Till at Twizell in Northumberland. The bridge, also known as St Cuthbert's Viaduct, has six arches, and measures 136 yards between its abutments. The first train crossed the viaduct on the 27th July, 1849. The last passenger service on the line ran in June 1964 and the last goods train in March 1965.[1] After the railway closed the track was removed and some of the line now forms a footpath. In 2005 the County Council re-opened the viaduct as a cross-river footpath.[2] The viaduct is Grade II listed.
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Twizel Viaduct

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Twizel Viaduct

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Twizel Viaduct

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On Twizel Viaduct

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The bridge number on Twizel Viaduct

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Twizel Viaduct

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Signs on Twizel Viaduct

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RAILWAY VIADUCT CIRCA 300 YARDS NORTH NORTH EAST OF ST CUTHBERT'S FARM - Twizell - List Entry
- "Disused railway viaduct. Probably 1849 for the York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway. Rock-faced stone and brick. 6 shallow segmental arches with brick soffits, on high battered rectangular piers....The line ...

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Bridge offers short cut for ramblers
- The Journal, 4th MAY 2005. "...Ramblers enjoying the Northumberland countryside have been provided with a shortcut following the opening of a new cross-river footpath link along a former railway viaduct ...

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Twizel Viaduct
- "Built between 1846-49 by the York Newcastle & Berwick Railway, Twizel Viaduct comprises six flat arches, extending for 136 yards between its two abutments at a height of 90 feet. Also ...

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