Newport Transporter Bridge in Newport, Wales

Transporter bridges are very rare, with only eight remaining in use out of a total of twenty built worldwide. They work by carrying a gondola suspended above the water, but well below the level of the rails that carry the bogie that supports the car on long wires.

The Newport Transporter Bridge crosses the River Usk in Newport, Wales. Built in 1906, it is the oldest and largest of the three historic ferry bridges that remain in Britain, and also the largest of the eight that remain...

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