transporter bridge


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transporter bridge

n
(Civil Engineering) a bridge consisting of a movable platform suspended from cables, for transporting vehicles, etc, across a body of water
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Runcorn Transporter Bridge lasted less than 60 years, a period that saw a gradual but relentless rise in road traffic.
MY understanding was that the Transporter Bridge Newport was built for pedestrians who worked at the ORB steelworks.
"Bridges are for drawing men together/By closing gaps...You are bridge builders still" Day Lewis wrote, and this book marks the centenary of the Transporter Bridge.
One of the first sights as you drive into Middlesbrough is the iconic transporter bridge.
Between 12pm and 12.30pm the bikes will leave for the East Bank of the river, to catch the Newport Transporter Bridge, to the West Bank.
Dating back to the era of robust and inventive Victorian engineering, the transporter bridge is not a new idea.
As part of National Volunteers' Week, the Tees Transporter Bridge is looking to add to the team that welcomes visitors to a true icon.
IN response to Lyn Jones's letter ("Transporter bridge a terrific installation", Western Mail, April 20).
The original Runcorn-Widnes Transporter Bridge crossed the river Mersey and Manchester Ship Canal and was completed in 1905.
A PAINTING of the Tees Transporter Bridge, commissioned by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) North East, will be presented to its visitor centre to help commemorate its 100th birthday.
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