Royal Border Bridge :: Shared Description

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.
by N Chadwick
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NT9953 : Royal Border Bridge by N Chadwick
NT9953 : Plaque on the Royal Border Bridge by Stephen Craven
NT9953 : Royal Border Bridge by N Chadwick
NT9953 : Southern end of the Royal Border Bridge by N Chadwick
NT9953 : LNER train crossing the Royal Border Bridge by Stephen Craven
NT9953 : The Royal Border Bridge, Berwick on Tweed by N Chadwick
NT9952 : Berwick upon Tweed harbour by David Chatterton
NT9953 : Royal Border Bridge by N Chadwick
NT9953 : HST on the Royal Border Bridge by Stephen Craven
NT9953 : Royal Border Bridge by N Chadwick
NT9953 : Royal Border Bridge by N Chadwick
NT9952 : Three bridges at Berwick-upon-Tweed by M J Richardson
NT9952 : View over berwick from the ECML by N Chadwick
NT9952 : Bridges over The Tweed, Berwick by habiloid
NT9953 : Royal Border Bridge by N Chadwick
NT9953 : Royal Border Bridge by N Chadwick
NT9953 : Train crossing the Royal Border Bridge by N Chadwick
NT9953 : HST on the Royal Border Bridge by Stephen Craven
NT9953 : Royal Border Bridge by N Chadwick
NT9953 : Royal Border Bridge by Jonathan Hutchins
NT9953 : Royal Border Bridge by N Chadwick
NT9953 : Plaque on Royal Border Bridge by David Chatterton
NT9952 : Royal Border Bridge across the rooftops of Berwick by N Chadwick
NT9953 : Royal Border Bridge by N Chadwick
NT9953 : Royal Border Bridge by N Chadwick

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Created: Tue, 23 Nov 2010, Updated: Fri, 7 Oct 2011

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