The fascinating story of Newport’s Transporter Bridge and how it could become a World Heritage site

The bridge cost £98,000 to build and has never recovered its costs. Rising from the mists of the Usk it was a startling vision of the future. Staring from gas-lit homes, Pillgwenlly residents would have been amazed as the electricity-powered Newport Transporter Bridge towered over them. The first journey was started by Viscount Tredegar , who opened the bridge on […]