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Tyne Bridge

The Scotswood Railway Bridge

Opened: 1871 - strengthened in 1943. Closed November 1982.
Designer/Engineer: Mott, Hay & Anderson.
Traffic: Rail. Length: 697 ft (212.6m). Width: 25ft 4in (7.7m).

This was a rebuild of a bridge erected in 1839 which burned down in 1860.

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