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Berwick River Tweed Bridges

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THE ROYAL BORDER BRIDGE

Berwick Fortifications Walls Walkl

A few sections of the 13th-14th century medieval wall exist below the station by the Royal Border Bridge.

 

Berwick Fortifications Walls Walkl

Some of the later fortifications in Berwick-upon-Tweed, huge development completed 1539-1542, later Elizabeth 1st ordered substantial improvements in 1558, added to and re-modelled from the 17th to the 18th century.

 

Berwick River Tweed Bridges

Built by Robert Stephenson between 1847 and 1850, opened by Queen Victoria herself - requested the name 'Royal Border Bridge'.  This was the last link to unite London and Edinburgh by railway. 28 arches, all being renovated from 1990s onwards.  In 1989 electrification gantries, specially designed to reduce the visual impact on the bridge and approved by the Royal Fine Art Commission, were installed on the bridge as part of the electrification of the line between London and Edinburgh.

 

Berwick River Tweed Bridges

 

Berwick River Tweed Bridges

 

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View west of the River Tweed from a train passing over the Royal Border Bridge, just before entering Berwick-on-Tweed station (July 2016)

 

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BERWICK OLD BRIDGE (the old road bridge)

Berwick River Tweed Bridges

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THE ROYAL TWEED ROAD BRIDGE

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THE A1 BERWICK BYPASS ROAD BRIDGE

Berwick River Tweed Walk

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