NT9953 : LNER train crossing the Royal Border Bridge

taken 3 years ago, near to Tweedmouth, Northumberland, Great Britain

LNER train crossing the Royal Border Bridge
LNER train crossing the Royal Border Bridge
This is LNER in its new guise as what was previously Virgin Trains East Coast.
East Coast Main Line

The East Coast Main Line is a 393 mile long high speed electrified railway between London and Edinburgh, via Peterborough, Doncaster, York and Newcastle. It was constructed between 1846 & 1871 by several different rail companies.
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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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Date Taken
Saturday, 15 September, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 18 September, 2018
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Railways 
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Tweed 
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LNER 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 992 531 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:46.3119N 2:0.8305W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 995 530
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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