TQ3280 : New bridge across Borough High Street

taken 7 years ago, near to City of London, Great Britain

New bridge across Borough High Street
New bridge across Borough High Street
This is the new railway bridge built to carry the additional Thameslink tracks through London Bridge station. This south side, seen from the main road, is an inspired architectural form; the far side of it is a more conventional deep girder. It was launched across Borough High Street on the bank holiday weekend of 30 April - 2 May 2011. The bridge weighs about 1200 tonnes. Source: LinkExternal link

For views showing the view of the older bridge behind it before this new one was erected, see TQ3280 : Borough High Street and TQ3280 : Railway bridge, Borough High St.. TQ3280 : Thameslink Viaduct: Shops closed for demolition (2) shows some of the buildings demolished to make way for it.
Thameslink viaduct
A viaduct constructed around 2009-2011 to add extra tracks through and to the west of London Bridge railway station to increase capacity on the core north-south route through central London (the "Thameslink" route).
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 4 May, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 6 May, 2011
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport  Railways  Construction, Development 
Place (from Tags)
Southwark 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3270 8025 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.3366N 0:5.3629W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3268 8022
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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