2013

ST3186 : Newport Transporter Bridge: winter shutdown (3)

taken 10 years ago, near to Maes-Glas, Newport/Casnewydd, Wales

Newport Transporter Bridge: winter shutdown (3)
Newport Transporter Bridge: winter shutdown (3)
As the bridge is now being treated as a tourist attraction by the city council rather than as part of Newport’s transport infrastructure, it is now only open during the spring and summer months.

The gondola is parked a short distance from the west bank of the River Usk during the shutdown period.
The bridge is on the route of both National Cycle Route 4 Link and the Wales Coast Path Link .
When it is closed, there is an alternative route upriver that crosses the River Usk via the City Bridge Link .
It is a Grade I Listed structure.

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Geographical Context: Historic sites and artefacts Rivers, Streams, Drainage City, Town centre Place: Newport River: Usk Long Distance Path: Wales Coast Path Bridge: Newport Transporter Bridge other tags: National Cycle Network Route 4 Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
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ST3186, 610 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Robin Drayton   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Monday, 9 December, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 11 December, 2013
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 3174 8622 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:34.2420N 2:59.1777W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 3170 8624
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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