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New exhibiton to tell the story of the Forth Bridge Raid

26 January 2015

forth bridgeThe story of the first German air attacks to hit Britain, The Forth Bridge Raid, is being chronicled at the Queensferry Museum in a new exhibition. Entry is free and the exhibition will run until 1st June 2015. Find out more on the City of Edinburgh Council website here.

Forth Bridge Experience designer appointed

12 December 2014

forth bridgeNetwork Rail has appointed Arup to take forward the design of a visitor centre and bridge walk for one of Scotland’s most recognisable landmarks, The Forth Bridge.

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Winners announced for the Forth Bridge short story competition

9th October 2014

forth bridgeAs part of the initiative to engage the local community in the Forth Bridge World Heritage nomination, a project involving schoolchildren from both Queensferry and Inverkeithing High Schools was launched to encourage the children to write a short story featuring the Forth Bridge.

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Forth Bridge Photo Exhibition on display at the FRC Contact and Education Centre

25 September 2014

news-title-road-bgAn exhibition of a selection of the photographs entered in the recent Forth Bridge Photograph Competition will be on display at the FRC Contact and Education Centre, South Queensferry from 29th September until 18th October 2014.

The photographs will be mounted in the stairway leading up to the exhibition area. The scenes depicted in the exhibition show the Forth Bridge from varying viewpoints around the locale and span the last 60 years.

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New life for Queensferry station

1st July 2014

forth bridgeOn Tuesday 1st July 2014 the Provost of Fife, Jim Leishman, kindly opened the first phase of the restoration of the railway station building at North Queensferry. Joining the Provost of Fife was Alex Sharkey - Network Rail Area Manager, Bill MacKinnon - the last Station Master and some pupils from local schools, who assisted in unveiling the replica North British Railway 1890 station clock.

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Survey results give Forth Bridge Experience a lift

17th March 2014

forth bridgeNetwork Rail has released early analysis of a detailed market research study undertaken to support the development of a visitor’s experience at the Forth Bridge.

With almost 2,400 online questionnaires completed in just ten days, the study is the most in depth consumer research carried out into a potential visitor attraction at the Forth Bridge.

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