NT9953 : HST on the Royal Border Bridge

near to Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Northumberland, Great Britain

HST on the Royal Border Bridge
HST on the Royal Border Bridge
A northbound HST (diesel High Speed Train) in GNER colours crosses the Tweed on the Royal Border Bridge, before passing (non-stop) through Berwick station.
Royal Border Bridge
Royal Border Bridge spans the River Tweed between Berwick-upon-Tweed and Tweedmouth. It is a Grade I listed railway viaduct LinkExternal link built between 1847 and 1850, when it was opened by Queen Victoria. The engineer who designed it was Robert Stephenson (son of George Stephenson). It was built for the York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway and is still in regular use today, as part of the East Coast Main Line.
The bridge is 659 metres long. It has 28 arches, constructed of brick but faced with stone.
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2005
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Friday, 1 July, 2005   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 13 June, 2010
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Railways 
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Railway viaduct   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 993 533 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:46.3820N 2:0.7540W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 993 533
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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