Transporter Bridge - Newport Edition - Wales.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
N 51° 34.258 W 002° 59.220
30U E 500900 N 5713321
Quick Description: The Transporter Bridge in Newport South Wales, Featured just past Go on the Newport Edition of Monopoly. The Bridge one of the world’s few surviving suspension aerial ferries. Completed in 1906, & still in use to this day.
Location: South Wales, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 11/7/2016 1:10:05 PM
Waymark Code: WMTDQJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
The Newport Transporter Bridge is one of only three working suspension aerial ferries in the World. There are only eight of any type remaining, in total of which the Newport bridge has the largest span of over 600 feet (196.8m).

Essentially the bridge is an aerial ferry, capable of carrying up to six light road vehicles and 120 pedestrians, across the river Usk. It cost just a pound for a car each way, & free for pedestrians

The Coordinates were taken at the visitor centre on the western side of the bridge. (parking available for a few cars)

The opening times of the bridge vary, but can be found on the Newport City web site. :- (visit link)

For great Photos of Newport Transporter Bridge:- (visit link)
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