Appleford Railway Bridge

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Appleford Railway Bridge
2008-05 Appleford Rail Bridge (2).JPG
Appleford Railway Bridge
Carries Cherwell Valley Line
Crosses River Thames
Locale Oxfordshire
Maintained by Network Rail
Design Bow and string
Material Iron
Height 13 feet (4.0 m)[1]
Opened 1844
Coordinates 51°38′38″N 1°14′25″W / 51.6439°N 1.2404°W / 51.6439; -1.2404Coordinates: 51°38′38″N 1°14′25″W / 51.6439°N 1.2404°W / 51.6439; -1.2404

Appleford Railway Bridge carries the Cherwell Valley Line from Didcot to Oxford across the River Thames near the village of Appleford-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England. It crosses the Thames on the reach between Clifton Lock and Culham Lock. The bridge was under construction in December 1843.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ River Thames Alliance. Bridge heights on the River Thames
  2. ^ Thacker, Fred. S. (1968) [1920]. The Thames Highway: Volume II Locks and Weirs. Newton Abbot: David and Charles. p. not cited. 
Next crossing upstream River Thames Next crossing downstream
Sutton Bridge (road) Appleford Railway Bridge Clifton Hampden Bridge (road)