• Tay Bridge Claims Top Prize At Railway Heritage Awards

    6 monthes ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    Network Rail and main contractor Taziker have won best entry at the 2018 National Railway Heritage Awards for the £75m restoration of the Tay Bridge.
    The two-decade-long refurbishment was completed in autumn 2017, with the Category A-listed structure undergoing an extensive programme of strengthening, repair and repainting works.
    The iconic bridge, which carries the railway across the Firth of Tay, is the longest rail structure in Britain at 2.75 miles.
    Built between 1883 and 1887, the structure consists of 80 metallic spans constructed of wrought iron and 44 masonry arches on the...
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