NT9953 : Plaque on the Royal Border Bridge

taken 3 years ago, near to Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Northumberland, Great Britain

Plaque on the Royal Border Bridge
Plaque on the Royal Border Bridge
On the east face of the pier nearest the north bank of the river is this plaque reading "Stephenson 150 Festival Berwick-upon-Tweed". The year was 2009.
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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Saturday, 15 September, 2018   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 18 September, 2018
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Railways 
Date (from Tags)
2009 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 9933 5332 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:46.3928N 2:0.7349W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 9933 5332
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