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Temple Meads train station - Bristol Temple Meads, opened in 1840 for journeys to Bath. Through trains to London started running on 30 June 1841

SS Great Britain -Brunel also designed three great ships, each the largest of its age, the Great Western, the Great Britain and the Great Eastern. The second of these was begun in 1839 and launched in 1843 finally entering service in 1846. It had a chequered career ending as a floating warehouse in the Falkland Islands where she was finally beached in 1937. She has now been restored and can be seen at Bristol Docks.

Clifton Suspension bridge – Brunel enters a competition to build a bridge over the Avon gorge at Clifton.  Brunel wins the competition in1830 but due to local civil unrest the construction was delayed for five years only to be abandoned again due to lack of funds. The bridge was eventually completed in 1864, after Brunel's death,

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