Railway Bridge, Riga

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  • Category: bridges-rail
  • Section: Bridges - Rail
The Railway Bridge (Latvian: Dzelzceļa tilts) is a bridge that crosses the Daugava river in Riga, the capital of Latvia.

The first iron railway bridge in Riga, over 600 ftm long, was erected in 1871-1872[1] for Riga - Jelgava railroad.

The new bridge was inaugurated 1914, shelled twice, during World War I in 1917 and World War II in 1944, and was rebuilt both times. The bridge is nowadays the only railway bridge in Riga.

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Today (2 August)
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18,3 ° C
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