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Old May 18th, 2010, 04:05 AM   #21
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Numerous bridges along the Northeast Corridor have 2-5 tracks and are 500 -2,000ft+.

The NEC Bridge over the Raritan River in New Brunswick,NJ - it will get overhauled soon.

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NEC Bridge over the Susquehanna River in Havre de Grace, Maryland its 3 tracks Amtrak is currently upgrading it and repainting it. Also there are plans to replace it sometime later this or early next decade.

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Old May 18th, 2010, 05:26 AM   #22
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One of the most famous (and venerable) four track viaducts in the world is the Stockport Viaduct in the Manchester area (UK). All made of brick!

http://img1.eyefetch.com/p/ov/188572...035d5bbd9l.jpg

http://s0.geograph.org.uk/photos/07/...6_2e9ab424.jpg

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stockport_Viaduct

Not a high aerial, but check out this bridge, the Hohenzollern in Cologne, with six tracks:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ho...n_von_oben.jpg

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Old May 18th, 2010, 05:58 AM   #23
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EDIT: My bad, the section between Tanah Merah and Simei on Singapore's MRT only has 3 tracks... Sorry for confusion.

This one is still valid though: also along East West Line, a 3-track, elevated Jurong East station is being upgraded into a 4 track one, though the tracks do not run on a single viaduct. The upgrade, called Jurong East Modification Project is due next year and at this moment, the viaducts are almost all up.

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Old May 18th, 2010, 06:23 AM   #24
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Although I have no pictures to show I believe the span between Tokyo station and Shinagawa has about 8~10 tracks(Shinkansen, Tokaido, Yokosuka, Keihin Tohoku, Yamanote).
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Old May 18th, 2010, 07:15 AM   #25
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Yes there are numerous four track (and more) elevated structures in Japan, though I would hesitate to call them "aerials" in the sense of high bridges or viaducts. In addition to the aforementioned Tokaido Main line in central Tokyo, there is, for example, the Tobu Isesaki Line past Kita Senju, and in Osaka, portions of the Kintetsu Osaka Line, Keihan Main Line, and Nankai Main Line, among others.
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Old May 18th, 2010, 07:06 PM   #26
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The bridges leading into London's riverside termini would probably count.

There's the Hungerford Bridge, leading into Charing Cross station.
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And the Cannon Street Bridge to the station of the same name, although I can't find any photos which clearly show the number of tracks.
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Old May 18th, 2010, 08:58 PM   #27
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Old May 18th, 2010, 09:13 PM   #28
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Tons in London of 4 tracks and more:

London Bridge approaches = 11 tracks wide for over 2km

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Waterloo approaches = 8 tracks wide for 3km

[img]http://image.************.com/display_pic_with_logo/450295/450295,1254577607,1/stock-photo-waterloo-station-38154541.jpg[/img]

Charing Cross to London Bridge (continuous with London Bridge approach) = 4 tracks wide for 3km

Blackfriars to Loughborough Junction = 4 tracks wide for 6km

And in east London; Bethnal Green to Hackney Downs = 4 tracks wide for 5km
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Old May 19th, 2010, 12:31 AM   #29
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Thank You for the references and the images!!! Kudos to the four-track aerial structure in Prague.
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Old May 19th, 2010, 12:40 AM   #30
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I really like the one in Czech Republic.
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Old May 19th, 2010, 03:30 AM   #31
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I really like the one in Czech Republic.
Me too. I see the grafitti "artists" have already done their work before the landscaping is even finished...
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Old May 20th, 2010, 01:00 PM   #32
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The viaduct in Stockport, very good view from the top, I cross it almost everyday when I go to work! It was opened in 1840. At the time of its construction it was the largest viaduct in the world

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Old May 22nd, 2010, 11:51 AM   #33
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Wow the one in Prague looks damn impressive.
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Old May 25th, 2010, 12:41 AM   #34
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In the netherland we have also some 4 tracks bridges.


Bridge near Dordrecht (4 tracks wide ).


Bridge near Gouda (4 tracks wide )


Bridge over the Amsterdam-Utrechtkanaal near weesp.
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Old May 26th, 2010, 07:33 AM   #35
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In Melbourne: The tracks approaching Flinders St station from the west total six tracks, on two viaducts - one built in the 1880s (4 tracks) and another in the 1970s (2 tracks)

http://www.nearmap.com/?ll=-37.82082...k&nmd=20100220
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Old May 29th, 2010, 01:28 AM   #36
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The bridge which connects Venice to mainland Italy (named "Ponte della Libertà") is a four-track railway bridge, sided by a four lane (2+2) road too.

The railway tracks end in Venezia Santa Lucia main station and in Stazione Marittima.

The bridge is a brick/stone/concrete construction, about 4 km long, built in 1933.

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Old May 29th, 2010, 04:51 AM   #37
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very nice pic, onboard this Emirates A330-200
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Old July 4th, 2010, 04:36 AM   #38
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You can't tell because it's filled in, but the platforms at Union Station in Toronto are all elevated on a viaduct. I think there are well over a dozen tracks from north to south.
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Old July 4th, 2010, 11:44 PM   #39
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Bruxelles, North-South link, between Brussels North and Brussels South
stations. A section of 6 tracks, buit partially on bridges and partially
in a covered dig, approx 3 km long. Carries approx. 1200 trains per day.
A (not too good) picture of this line can be seen at : http://membres.multimania.fr/sintzof...s/21-33gde.jpg
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thanks again for the images and references!
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