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LMS 4F 0-6-0 at Druimuachdar Summit. Photo: H C Casserley

 

 

GAZETTEER: SUMMITS

Height in ft Railway:Location
   
3540 Snowdon Mountain R. Summit terminus
2034 Snaefell Mountain R. Summit terminus
1498 C.R. Wanlockhead near Leadhills, closed 1939
1484 H.R. Druimuachdar near Blair Atholl*
1474 N.E.R. Blanchland near Burn Hill, Co. Durham
1400 L.N.W.R. Waen Avon near Brynmawr
1373 G.W.R. Princetown, Devon
1370 N.E.R. Stainmore Summit
1370 N.E.R. Burton Head on Rosedale branch, reached by cable incline
1350 N.B.R. Corrour near Fort William*
1315 H.R. Slochd between Aviemore and Inverness*
1314 B. & M.R. Pantywaen J. near Dowlais
1313 B. & M.R. Beacon Tunnel, Torpantau*
1268 L.N.W.R. Harpur Hill near Buxton
1247 G.W.R./R.R. Cwmbargoed between Cae Harris and Nelson
1232 L.N.W.R. Blaenavon High Level after closure of Waen Avon, see above
1170 N.E.R. Burn Hill near Blackhill, Co. Durham
1167 M.R. Aisgill, near Kirkby Stephen*
1052 H.R. Dava Moor near Grantown-on-Spey
1024 N.B.R. between Tyndrum and Bridge of Orchy*
1014 C.R. Beattock Summit*
1006 N.B.R. Whitrope between Riccarton J. and Hawick*
985 M.R. Peak Forest between Chapel-en-le-Frith and Millers Dale
960 G.C./B.R. Woodhead (new) near Dunford Bridge
950 L.S.W.R. south-west of Meldon viaduct
940 C.R. Glenoglehead near Balquhidder*
915 L.N.W.R. Shap Summit*
880 N.B.R. Falahill between Heriot and Tynehead*
850 L.S.W.R. south-west of Otterham
877 G.N.R. between Thornton and Denholme
811 S.D.J. Masbury near Shepton Mallet*

* see also file on inclines

the station was at 1413ft

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