Indooroopilly Railway Bridge

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Indooroopilly Railway
Indooroopilly Bridge.jpg
Coordinates 27°30′22″S 152°58′26″E / 27.506026°S 152.973981°E / -27.506026; 152.973981Coordinates: 27°30′22″S 152°58′26″E / 27.506026°S 152.973981°E / -27.506026; 152.973981
Carries Railway
Crosses Brisbane River
Locale Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Official name Indooroopilly Railway Bridge
Characteristics
Design Truss bridge
Total length 208.5 metres (684 ft)
History
Opened 1957

The Indooroopilly Railway Bridge is a railway bridge of steel truss design which crosses the Brisbane River, Queensland, Australia. The Indooroopilly Railway Bridge links Indooroopilly and Chelmer stations, and has two long spans with one central pier. It was built just upstream and parallel to the Albert Bridge as part of the quadruplication of the Ipswich Line between 1955–1957.

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The first bridge.

The present bridge is 208.5 metres long with two equal spans. The Coordinator-General's Department designed the bridge and the Electric Power Transmission Pty Coy was the construction contractor. The superstructure was designed as a parallel chord truss bridge, fabricated in Italy by the Societa Anonima Elettrificazione S.P.A.[1]

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