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Friday, April 19, 2019

King Edward the 7th Bridge over the Tyne


King Edward the 7th Railway Bridge over the Tyne.

The bridge was opened by King Edward the V11 and Queen Alexandra in 1906. The bridge was designed by engineer Charles A Harrison of the North Eastern Railways and was built by Cleveland Bridge & Engineering Company.
The bridge has been described as "Britain's last great railway bridge". It is a grade 2 listed building and has 4 lines. The bridge is 1,150 ft (350 meters) in length, is 112ft (34m) above the high water mark  and cost £500,000. 
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