Fulham Railway Bridge

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Fulham Railway Bridge
Middlesex, Surrey
Fulham Railway Bridge at low tide
Carrying: District line
Crossing: River Thames
Grid reference: TQ24467562
Location: 51°27’57"N, 0°12’35"W
Design: Girder bridge

Fulham Railway Bridge crosses the River Thames carrying trains of the London Underground District Line between Putney Bridge Station in Fulham on the northern, Middlesex bank and East Putney Station in Putney of the southern, Surrey bank.

The bridge stands just downstream of Putney Bridge. The Railway Bridge can also be crossed on foot, on the downstream (east) side.

Fulham Railway Bridge, looking downstream


The bridge is of lattice girder construction and 1370 feet long, with 5 spans totalling 988 feet actually across the river, two further spans on the southern shore, and one on the north. It was designed by Brunel's former assistant William Jacomb, built by Head Wrightson and opened in 1889.[1]

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Bridges and crossings on the River Thames
Barnes Bridge Hammersmith Bridge Putney Bridge Fulham Railway Bridge Wandsworth Bridge Battersea Railway Bridge Battersea Bridge