Tramway Bridge

Tramway Bridge

Completed in 1826, and now a pedestrian footbridge, the level footway of this bridge is a clue to it’s original use. This is the bridge, over the river Avon, of the Stratford and Moreton Tramway, horse drawn when it was first built, but converted to steam in later years. The tramway lasted almost exactly 100 years, and can still be traced through most of its route, although the bridge is the only structure remaining in use, along with part of the route used as a public footpath.

The bridge is normally busy with pedestrian traffic – you need to be up early to get a shot like this.

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