The Princess Royal will open the new Northside Bridge in Workington next month, nearly three years after it collapsed during the floods of 2009.
Cumbria County Council have announced this morning that the ceremony will take place on October 22, after £11.2m was spent rebuilding the damaged bridge.
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One of the world's most famous locomotives drew huge crowds in Cumbria today, as it arrived after a ten year, £4.2 million, restoration.
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