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    Viaduct Kreygmor

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      Kreygmor Viaduct - the old railway bridge, located near the village in County Armagh Bessbruk, Northern Ireland. Here are nearby train station Newry.

      The bridge, which the locals call "18 Arches", was designed by John Benjamin McNeal, famous Irish civil engineer of the nineteenth century, and was officially opened in 1852. The height of the viaduct is 42 meters Kreygmor that about exactly height fourteen-house, so it is the highest railway bridge in Ireland. The bridge is over 300 meters. Arches that form its foundation, made of granite, which is mined in a quarry not far from these places.

      March 2, 1989 fighters Provisional Irish Republican Army blew up the viaduct Kreygmor, with just four minutes before a passenger train from Dublin had to go through cities. However, the restoration work took place fairly quickly - A week later the viaduct was again put into operation.

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