The Forth Bridge was formally opened by Prince of Wales, Albert Edward (future king Edward VII) 130 years ago, on 4 March 1890. The construction was finished in the end of 1889 and it was tested on 21 January 1890. Seeing this bridge had been in my bucket list and in July 2016 I travelled to Edinburgh to visit the bridge, so to speak.
The Forth Bridge is a railway bridge. It has two road bridge neighbours, the Forth Road Bridge and the newest of them all, the Queensferry Crossing. You can read about all these bridges here. In the end of my story there is a list of some interesting websites that concentrates only on the Forth Bridge.
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The Forth Bridge is a cantilever bridge carrying two railway tracks…
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