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Address: Port Clarence, Middlesbrough, England
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 6:45 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 1:15 pm

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transporter bridge an icon of the north east not many of these in the world been using it for 50 years amazing erection of olden days still taking people across the tees

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

transporter bridge an icon of the north east not many of these in the world been using it for 50 years amazing erection of olden days still taking people across the tees

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

When in Middlesbrough it is always worth visiting this famous bridge.If you are in the area I highly recommend a visit.

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

i have always wanted to see this iconic engineering feat and finally made it. Very impressive and worth a detour to see - even if it is closed as it was on the day of our visit.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We took some visiting friends to look at the Transporter yesterday, although it is currently closed to traffic. This turned out to be a bonus; we were able to travel across and back as foot passengers on the car deck. The operators, Frank and Paul, made us very welcome and shared lots of stories and information with us. We will... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The transporter bridge in stockton is an icon that acts as a hugely significant landmark for the area, however I have been disappointed lately at it's overall activity. The bridge closed for maintenance last year and after a long while, reopened, but only to close again for more maintenance only months later. Despite it being a beautiful and significant icon... More 

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Hereford, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

In 1862 Gladstone said of Middlesbrough, "this remarkable place, the youngest child of England's enterprise, is an infant, but if an infant, an infant Hercules." The Transporter Bridge that crosses the River Tees epitomises this engineering enterprise and vision. It was designed by the Cleveland Bridge and Engineering Company of Darlington and opened on 17 October 1911. Foot passengers, bicycles... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The bridge itself is fantastic and worth a visit. It wasn't working on the day we visited so we couldn't cross on it, but it would be worthwhile. (You would have to pay to cross). The visitor centre(free) isn't very big but it is very informative - lots to read! the very helpful member of staff showed us the winding... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Take a climb up the stairs for a wonderful view and marvel at the engineering then ride then gondola from one side of the river to the other mind the doors at the ends of the passenger huts they open onto the river

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Redcar, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The transporter bridge is a beautiful part of Middlesbrough local history. The bridge is often closed: main reasons, weather, maintenance, service checks and recently we tried to cross one dinner time about 12.45hrs - the guys excuse was taking a dinner break for a hour and cashing up. My advice is to check it's open, well worth a visit, you... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The Transporter Bridge is the longest remaing transporter bridge in the world. It crosses the River Tees in the form of a gondola suspended from a bridge. It can carry 200 people , nine cars , & takes 90 seconds to cross. It was completed in 1911. Not a great deal in the immediate area , not far from the... More 

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Address: Port Clarence, Middlesbrough, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Middlesbrough
Open Hours:
Monday 7:00 am - 6:45 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 6:45 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 6:45 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 6:45 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 6:45 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 1:15 pm

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