• Short Summary

    A NEW ROAD AND RAIL BRIDGE LINKING THE GERMAN MAINLAND WITH THE BALTIC ISLAND OF FEHMARN WAS OPENED TO TRAFFIC TODAY (TUESDAY).

  • Description

    A NEW ROAD AND RAIL BRIDGE LINKING THE GERMAN MAINLAND WITH THE BALTIC ISLAND OF FEHMARN WAS OPENED TO TRAFFIC TODAY (TUESDAY).THE BRIDGE, 963 METRES LONG (ABOUT 1,050 YARDS), WILL CUT RAIL TRAVEL TIME BETWEEN HAMBURG AND COPENHAGEN BY 1 1/2 HOURS.

    FROM THE ISLAND OF FEHMARN, TRAFFIC TO SCANDINAVIA WILL CONTINUE BY FERRY.THE BRIDGE TOOK THREE YEARS TO BUILD AT A COST OF 55 MILLION MARKS.

    IT IS DUE TO BE INAUGURATED OFFICIALLY BY KING FREDERICK OF DENMARK AND WEST GERMAN PRESIDENT DR.HEINRICH LUEBKE ON MAY 14.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9MV2FBDPCU1KJH0E13M4KRLPG
    Media URN:
    VLVA9MV2FBDPCU1KJH0E13M4KRLPG
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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