River Parrett Structures

Langport Rail Bridge


Bridge Name:   Langport Rail Bridge
No.:   31
Build Date:    

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lattice girder bridge, carrying the Taunton to Westbury railway line. One of the first branch lines constructed from the Bristol and Exeter main line at Durston and passing through Langport, Martock and Yeovil. Built in 1853. In 1906 the northern part of the line was incorporated in the direct line to London from Taunton which was built from just W of Langport at ST408273 to Ansford. The southern section was closed on 15.6.1964.