NJ9430 : Ellon Viaduct, Aberdeenshire

near to Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Great Britain

Ellon Viaduct, Aberdeenshire
Ellon Viaduct, Aberdeenshire
The viaduct at Ellon carried the Great North of Scotland Railway from Aberdeen to the fishing towns of Peterhead and Fraserburgh over the River Ythan. Passenger trains ceased to run in 1965 with closure to all traffic in 1979. Ellon was also the junction for a branch built to serve the railway companies massive luxury hotel at Cruden Bay. The whole of the 38 miles between Dyce and Peterhead and the 16 miles between Maud Junction and Fraserburgh have been converted into a long distance cycle/walkway, the 'Formartine & Buchan Way'
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Saturday, 18 September, 2004   (more nearby)
Thursday, 22 September, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 947 303 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:21.7886N 2:5.3850W
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