Keadby Bridge, Althorpe, Lincolnshire

Keadby Bridge, Althorpe, Lincolnshire

Keadby Bridge, more formally known as the King George V Bridge, crosses the River Trent near Althorpe and Keadby.

The first passenger train to cross is recorded at 10:35am on 21 May 1916. There is a plaque on the Lifting Bridge regarding its opening on said date.

Built during 1912 and 1916 by the Great Central Railway, it replaced a previous swing bridge that had stood since 1864.

It carries a double track railway line on the southern side, and the two-lane, single carriageway A18 road on the north side.


Address Keadby Bridge
nr Althorpe
Lincolnshire
Telephone -
Area More information on Althorpe