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Tornado steams in to celebrate Forth Bridge World Heritage inscription

15 July 2015

forth bridgeCoinciding with the announcement of becoming Scotland’s sixth UNESCO World Heritage site, the Forth Bridge received a welcome visit from the Tornado steam locomotive on Sunday 5 July.

The steam loco, and its 12 carriages, provided a great deal of excitement for well-wishers in the area, as well as those on social media from across the world.

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Forth Bridge World Heritage Inscription

10 July 2015

forth bridgeOn Sunday July 5 2015, the Forth Bridge was successfully inscribed as Scotland’s sixth World Heritage site.

The UK delegation were in attendance at the UNESCO Committee meeting in Bonn, Germany to witness this historical event.

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FRC Presentation Series, Friday 31 July 2015

10 July 2015

news-title-road-bgThe FRC Presentation Series continues for 2015 with the next event taking place on Friday 31 July 2015.

These Project Overview Presentations provide an in-depth look at the construction of the Queensferry Crossing with an opportunity to hear from project engineers in detail about various aspects of the construction of the Queensferry Crossing and its connecting roads.

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Queensferry Crossing staff profiles series launched

6 July 2015

news-title-road-bgIn the first in a series of fascinating and lively profiles of key personnel from right across the project team, we talk to Transport Scotland’s Project Director David Climie.

In an in-depth interview, we find out about a global career full of unique challenges and equally unique solutions.

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Heritage Bid Hots Up

1 July 2015

forth bridgeExcitement is rising as the bid to have the Forth Bridge inscribed as a World Heritage site is reaching its conclusion in Bonn, Germany.

The 39th session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee is underway and you can access the live stream at the Conference Website live web cast or on the website of the UNESCO World Heritage Centre.

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FRC Presentation Series, Friday 26 June 2015

11 June 2015

news-title-road-bgThe FRC Presentation Series continues for 2015 with the next event taking place on Friday 26 June 2015.

These Project Overview Presentations provide an in-depth look at the construction of the Queensferry Crossing with an opportunity to hear from project engineers in detail about various aspects of the construction of the Queensferry Crossing and its connecting roads.

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