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Royal Border Bridge spans the River Tweed between Berwick-upon-Tweed (the northernmost town in England) and Tweedmouth in Northumberland, England.

It is a Grade I listed railway viaduct built between 1847 and 1850, when it was opened by Queen Victoria. The engineer who designed it was the famous Robert Stephenson (son of George Stephenson). It was built for the York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway and is still in regular use today, as part of the East Coast Main Line.

The bridge is 659 metres long. It has 28 arches (not all arches visible here), constructed of brick but aesthetically faced with stone. The bridge is 38 metres above the river itself. In the 1990s it underwent significant repair work for the first time.

Three bracketed JPGs converted to HDR in Photomatix Pro.

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Related shots can be found at: England or you can look at all my HDR shots.

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berwick upon tweed, england, english, berwick, tweedmouth, northumberland, bridges, railway bridge, railway, viaduct, river tweed, river, river view, listed, hdr, hdri

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  • Andrew Ness - www.nessphotography.com
    Andrew Ness - ...about 6 years ago

    Fantastic shot this……..never been across there before, always nice to see something new.

  • SkyFox
    SkyFoxabout 6 years ago

    Speechless – To Favs!

  • hilarydougill
    hilarydougillabout 6 years ago

    gorgeous capture tom, wondrous view and great brige. hugs

  • Mar Silva
    Mar Silvaabout 6 years ago

    Beautiful colors, composition and scenery!

  • Maureen Bloesch
    Maureen Bloeschabout 6 years ago

    lovely capture:>))

  • Linda  Morrison
    Linda Morrisonabout 6 years ago

    Lovely Tom.You framed the bridge nicely.;-]

  • Mayina
    Mayinaabout 6 years ago

    Absolute perfection Tom!

  • cherylc1
    cherylc1about 6 years ago

    fabulous scenery and colors- wonderful composition!

  • Tim Denny
    Tim Dennyabout 6 years ago

    Nice shot and composition Tom

  • Joanne  Bradley
    Joanne Bradleyabout 6 years ago

    Great shot! I like all three!

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