ST3186 : Newport Transporter Bridge: winter shutdown (3)

taken 5 years ago, near to Maes-Glas, Newport/Casnewydd, Great Britain

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 LinkExternal link and the Wales Coast Path LinkExternal link .
When it is closed, there is an alternative route upriver that crosses the River Usk via the City Bridge LinkExternal link .
It is a Grade I Listed structure.

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Date Taken
Monday, 9 December, 2013   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 11 December, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
River (from Tags)
Long Distance Path (from Tags)
Wales Coast Path 
Bridge (from Tags)
Newport Transporter Bridge 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 3174 8622 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:34.2420N 2:59.1777W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 3170 8624
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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National Cycle Network Route 4 

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