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Crosses	River Tamar Locale	Between Plymouth and Saltash, United Kingdom Maintained by	Network Rail Designer	I K Brunel Design	Lenticular truss Material	Iron Total length	2,187.5 feet (666.8 m) Width	16.83 feet (5.13 m) (inside piers) Height	172 feet (52.4 m) Longest span	2 of 455 feet (138.7 m) Number of spans	19 Piers in water	3 Clearance below	100 feet (30 m) Construction begin	May 1854 Construction end	April 1859 Opened	2 May 1859 Coordinates

Crosses River Tamar Locale Between Plymouth and Saltash, United Kingdom Maintained by Network Rail Designer I K Brunel Design Lenticular truss Material Iron Total length 2,187.5 feet (666.8 m) Width 16.83 feet (5.13 m) (inside piers) Height 172 feet (52.4 m) Longest span 2 of 455 feet (138.7 m) Number of spans 19 Piers in water 3 Clearance below 100 feet (30 m) Construction begin May 1854 Construction end April 1859 Opened 2 May 1859 Coordinates

Royal Albert bridge

Beautiful British bridges

Royal Albert bridge Another design of Brunel's, the Royal Albert Bridge carries trains over the River Tamar from Devon into Cornwall. Brunel's name can be seen inscribed above either end of the bridge.

PAINTING ROYAL ALBERT BRIDGE SALTASH BRITISH RAILWAYS FINE ART PRINT CC942 | eBay

Painting royal albert bridge saltash british railways fine art print cc942

PAINTING ROYAL ALBERT BRIDGE SALTASH BRITISH RAILWAYS FINE ART PRINT CC942 | eBay

ENGLAND - CORNWALL - Saltash, Vintage Railway Poster

Royal Albert Bridge, Saltash, Cornwall. Vintage GWR Travel Poster by Anton Abraham van Anrooy

The Royal Albert Bridge, Saltash - GWR. The Royal Albert Bridge was designed and built by Isambard Kingdom Brunel The bridge spans the river Tamar, which links Devon and Cornwall.

Brunel's rail bridge over the Tamar

the River Tamar separates Devon and Cornwall and includes the iconic Brunel Railway bridge - The Royal Albert Bridge .

Royal Albert Bridge across the River Tamar, Devon, Plymouth, England (© Kerry Dunstone/AGE Fotostock)(Bing United Kingdom)

Royal Albert Bridge across the River Tamar, Devon, Plymouth, England (© Kerry Dunstone/AGE Fotostock)(Bing United Kingdom)

Tamar Road Bridge & Brunel Rail Bridge - the eastern gateway to Cornwall....spans the river Tamar which forms the natural boundry between Devon and Cornwall.

Tamar Road Bridge And Brunel Rail Bridge Poster by Mark Stokes

Tamar Road Bridge & Brunel Rail Bridge - the eastern gateway to Cornwall.spans the river Tamar which forms the natural boundry between Devon and Cornwall. I always have a tear leaving Cornwall over this bridge.

The Union Inn located by the side of the River Tamar & under the shadow of Brunel's Royal Albert Bridge in Saltash,  Tamar Street, Waterside, Cornwall, England, UK..

The Union Inn located by the side of the River Tamar & under the shadow of Brunel's Royal Albert Bridge in Saltash, Tamar Street, Waterside, Cornwall, England, UK..

A bridge spanning a river at high level, the bridge deck supported in the centre by curved tubular metal girders

Royal Albert Bridge spanning a river at high level, the bridge deck supported in the centre by curved tubular metal girders.

The Royal Albert Bridge and river

The Royal Albert Bridge, Saltash; a rail bridge over the River Tamar.

Royal Albert Bridge a railway bridge which spans the River Tamar between Devon & Cornwall designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel in 1859.#ukcoastwalkPhoto: Quintin Lake www.theperimeter.uk

Royal Albert Bridge a railway bridge which spans the River Tamar between Devon & Cornwall designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel in Quintin Lake www.

1st class - Royal Albert Bridge (1854-1857). The magnificent Royal Albert Bridge, designed and built to carry the Cornwall Railway at a height of 100 feet across the waters of the River Tamar at Saltash, must surely be recognised as one of his most outstanding works. Its unique design and handsome proportions, set in an idyllic location between the hills of Devon and Cornwall, give an aura of grace and majesty all of its own. As the “Gateway to Cornwall” it forms a fitting and lasting…

1st class - Royal Albert Bridge (1854-1857). The magnificent Royal Albert Bridge, designed and built to carry the Cornwall Railway at a height of 100 feet across the waters of the River Tamar at Saltash, must surely be recognised as one of his most outstanding works. Its unique design and handsome proportions, set in an idyllic location between the hills of Devon and Cornwall, give an aura of grace and majesty all of its own. As the “Gateway to Cornwall” it forms a fitting and lasting…

Royal Albert Bridge, Saltash, Cornwall. This bowstring tubular plate girder railway bridge over the River Tamar connects Devonport in Devon to Saltash in Cornwall. Built by the engineer I K Brunel, work began on the bridge in 1848 and was completed in 1859. Photographed by Eric de Mare in 1954 with a goods train steaming across the bridge.

Royal Albert Bridge, Saltash, Cornwall. This bowstring tubular plate girder railway bridge over the River Tamar connects Devonport in Devon to Saltash in Cornwall. Built by the engineer I K Brunel, work began on the bridge in 1848 and was completed in 1859. Photographed by Eric de Mare in 1954 with a goods train steaming across the bridge.

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