Celebrations to mark 150th anniversary of Barmouth Bridge that is 'outstanding example of 19th Century engineering'

Celebrations to mark 150th anniversary of Barmouth Bridge that is 'outstanding example of 19th Century engineering'
 

The construction of a massive timber bridge across a picturesque estuary 150 years ago linked rural North Wales with the rest of the railway network.
At 764-yards Pont y Bermo (Barmouth Bridge) is one of the longest timber viaducts in Britain and was opened to trains on October 10, 1867.
It's opening prevented a lengthy detour to Dolgellau and remains in use to this day carrying the Cambrian Coast line from Machynlleth to Pwllheli.
The anniversary will be celebrated with a special weekend of events on October 14-15.
A themed laser and firework display centred on the harbour and bridge will... read more

 
7 October 2017 in Regional North West , Views: 69
Source: Daily Post
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