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Wesel Railroad Bridge

General Information

Name in local language: Eisenbahnbrücke Wesel
Beginning of works: 1871
Completion: 1874
Status: demolished (10 March 1945)

Project Type

Structure: Through truss bridge
approach viaducts:
Segmental arch bridge
Function / usage: Railroad (railway) bridge
Material: Steel bridge
approach viaducts:
Masonry bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
Crossed:
  • Rhine River
Replaced by: Wesel Railroad Bridge (1927)
Coordinates: 51° 39' 21.85" N    6° 35' 40.17" E
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Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 1 950 m
approach viaducts
span lengths 3.77 - 19.15 m
number of spans 65 + 32
main bridge
length 406.76 m
span lengths 4 × 101.69 m

Cost

cost of construction Mark 1 499 000

Materials

approach viaducts brick
truss steel

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Participants

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Relevant Publications

  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20016134
  • Published on:
    22/04/2005
  • Last updated on:
    26/10/2019