Welcome to the Borris Viaduct

Step back into History

Welcome

Step back in time and follow the track of this historic and unique Landmark Viaduct. The people of Borris are proud and delighted to welcome you to this unique Visitor Experience Site and share with you the grandeur and magnificence of one of the most admired and celebrated railway structures in the country.

The Viaduct

The Borris Railway Viaduct with its sixteen arches supported by soaring limestone pillars is one of Irelad's best example of monumental 19th Century railway engineering. Designed by the engineer Williaim Le Fanu (1816– 1894) and built by M. Talbot, the Viaduct rises to 60ft high and spans the Borris and Mountain River Valley. It was built at a cost of £20,000 and completed in 1860.