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Westminster Bridge

Categories: Transport

Built 1739–50 by Swiss bridge engineer Charles Labelye. Until this was opened there was no bridge between Putney Bridge (1729) and London Bridge. Replaced with the current bridge opened on 24 May 1862. This was designed by Thomas Page but the Gothic detailing is by Sir Charles Barry.

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Westminster Bridge

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Sheen milestone

The inscription seems to have been re-carved, incorrectly, at some point, int...

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DLR extension to Lewisham

DLR extension to Lewisham

The Docklands Light Railway was originally opened in 1987 and ran from Tower Gateway to Island Gardens and Stratford. As passenger numbers increased, the decision was taken to extend the line south...

Place, Transport

2 memorials
Charles Melville Hays

Charles Melville Hays

Railway president. Born in Rock Island, Illinois. He started working on the railroads at the age of 17, and progressed through the business, eventually becoming the General Manager of the Grand Tru...

Person, Tragedy, Transport, Canada, USA

1 memorial
RMS Titanic Engineers

RMS Titanic Engineers

The team led by Chief Engineer Joseph Bell comprised 24 engineers, 6 electrical engineers, two boilermakers, a plumber and a clerk. When the ship foundered, they all (including those off-duty) stru...

Group, Tragedy, Transport

1 memorial