Folkestone Harbour Viaduct and Swing Bridge from the air
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aerial photograph of Folkestone Harbour Viaduct and Swing Bridge Kent UK. The 13 arch Folkestone Harbour viaduct was built in 1843 by the South Eastern Railway Company ( SER ), and was designed by their Chief Engineer William Cubitt.The swing bridge was built in 1930, also by the South Eastern Railway Company and by Chief Engineer George Ellson. The line served the rail/sea passenger interchange for the Ferry to Boulogne and was particularly important for troop transport during the first world war.