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Royal Mail Bridges Stamp Set

Three of the famous bridges within the North East England forum area are to be featured on stamps to be issued by the Royal Mail on 5th March 2015, namely High Level Bridge (Newcastle), Tees Transporter Bridge (Middlesbrough) and the Humber Bridge (River Humber).

1849 – High Level Bridge, River Tyne. A 408-metre road and rail bridge by Robert Stephenson

1911 – Tees Transporter Bridge, River Tees. A steel bridge with cantilevered trusses and gondola

1981 – Humber Bridge, River Humber. Once the longest suspension bridge in the world


http://shop.royalmail.com/bridges/br.../invt/20150224
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