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Causey Arch
Tanfield Railway, Stanley NE16 5ET Route Planner
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Tanfield Railway - 0845 463 4938 - www.tanfield-railway.co.uk - see Website for train schedule - return ticket £10 (children £6)

Description

This architecturally audacious bridge was built in 1726 over one of the region's typical wooded dunes. Its stone arch gives it an innovative look. In the early 18C, hundreds of trucks crossed the bridge every day. But by the 19C, this mode of transport had been replaced by steam engines, which visitors can experience on board the Tanfield Railway.

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