Ridley Railway Bridge

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Ridley Railway Bridge
Newcastle-Carlisle railway bridge over the River South Tyne - geograph.org.uk - 621719.jpg
Ridley Railway Bridge
Carries Railway
Crosses River South Tyne
Locale Northumberland, England
Design girder
Material cast-iron
Inaugurated 1907
Coordinates 54°58′23″N 2°19′13″W / 54.97293°N 2.32032°W / 54.97293; -2.32032Coordinates: 54°58′23″N 2°19′13″W / 54.97293°N 2.32032°W / 54.97293; -2.32032
Ridley Railway Bridge is located in Northumberland
Ridley Railway Bridge
Red pog.svg Ridley Railway Bridge shown within Northumberland
grid reference NY814641

Ridley Railway Bridge is a railway bridge carrying the railway between Newcastle upon Tyne and Carlisle across the River South Tyne near Ridley Hall in Northumberland.

History[edit]

The first bridge near Ridley Hall for the railway between Newcastle upon Tyne and Carlisle was designed by John Blackmore and originally built of timber; it was completed in 1838 but as the condition of the wood deteriorated it was replaced by the current iron-girder structure constructed by Sir William Arrol & Co. in 1907.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ridley Railway Bridge". Bridges on the Tyne. Retrieved 14 December 2013. 


Next crossing upstream River South Tyne Next crossing downstream
Millhouse Bridge  Ridley Railway Bridge
Grid reference: NY814641
Ridley Bridge


Next road crossing upstream River South Tyne Next road crossing downstream
Haltwhistle A69 Bridge, East  Ridley Railway Bridge
Grid reference: NY814641
Ridley Bridge