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(New page: <div style="float:right"> <googlemap lat="51.478336" lon="-2.488747"> 51.477227, -2.489862, Bridge Road </googlemap> </div> '''To Bristol''': Charnhill Bridge<br> '''To Bath or the Nor...)
 
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'''To Bristol''': [[Charnhill Bridge]]<br>
 
'''To Bristol''': [[Charnhill Bridge]]<br>
 
'''To Bath or the North''': [[Rodway Hill]]<br>
 
'''To Bath or the North''': [[Rodway Hill]]<br>
== 1960s ==
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== History ==
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The bridges on the Midland main line into Bristol were replaced in the 1920s to allow heavier engines to use the line. However, this bridge was never rebuilt and as such is the original Bristol & Gloucestershire Railway bridge. As such, it is thought to be the only bridge that was built as a horse-drawn tramway and then used as part of a mainline railway to survive anywhere in the world.
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== Gallery ==
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Image:Bridge Road 2-1.jpg|The railway crosses Bridge/Manor Road. Bristol is to the right in this view. ''&copy; [[:Category:Clive Moore|Clive Moore]]''
 
Image:Bridge Road 2-1.jpg|The railway crosses Bridge/Manor Road. Bristol is to the right in this view. ''&copy; [[:Category:Clive Moore|Clive Moore]]''
Image:Bridge Road 2-1.jpg|Viewed from the other side. ''&copy; [[:Category:Clive Moore|Clive Moore]]''
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Image:Bridge Road 2-2.jpg|Viewed from the other side. ''&copy; [[:Category:Clive Moore|Clive Moore]]''
 
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[[Category:Bridges]]
 
[[Category:Bridges]]

Latest revision as of 01:37, 31 December 2007

<googlemap lat="51.478336" lon="-2.488747"> 51.477227, -2.489862, Bridge Road </googlemap>

To Bristol: Charnhill Bridge
To Bath or the North: Rodway Hill

History

The bridges on the Midland main line into Bristol were replaced in the 1920s to allow heavier engines to use the line. However, this bridge was never rebuilt and as such is the original Bristol & Gloucestershire Railway bridge. As such, it is thought to be the only bridge that was built as a horse-drawn tramway and then used as part of a mainline railway to survive anywhere in the world.

Gallery

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