New plastic Scottish banknotes feature iconic Forth Bridge

26 March 2015

forth bridgeThe Clydesdale Bank has released two million new plastic £5 banknotes, the first of their kind to be used on the UK mainland, featuring images of the Forth Bridge and a portrait of engineer Sir William Arrol.


Network Rail Commences Local Consultation in North Queensferry

17 March 2015

forth bridgeNetwork Rail have launched their second community update with the latest information on Forth Bridge Experience.


Forth Bridges Forum - Public update meeting

10 March 2015


Members of the public are being invited to hear activity updates from Forth Bridges Forum members at the FRC Contact & Education Centre on Wednesday 18th March.

The meeting is scheduled at 6:30pm for a 7pm start with refreshments available from 6:30pm.

The update agenda is as follows:


Forth Bridge song writing competition launched to celebrate 125th anniversary

9 March 2015

forth bridgeThe organisers of this year’s Forth Bridges Festival are looking to honour the Forth Bridge’s 125th anniversary in song – by launching a song writing competition.

Songwriters and musicians are being asked to pen an original piece of music with lyrics celebrating the world famous rail bridge.


The Forth Bridge at 125

4 March 2015

forth bridgeSpitfire returns to celebrate Forth Bridge's anniversary.

The world famous Forth Bridge today celebrated its 125th anniversary with a spectacular fly past recalling one of the most momentous days in life of the Bridge.

Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities Keith Brown joined primary school pupils to witness the Spitfire and RAF Typhoon soar over the Forth bridges at 1:25 PM to mark the rail bridge’s landmark anniversary.


FRC Presentation Series returns for 2015

3 March 2015

news-title-road-bgOur popular FRC Presentation Series returns for 2015 with the first event scheduled to take place on Friday 27 March.

The 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 it’s connecting roads.

The Project Exhibition at the Contact and Education Centre aslso reopens every Staurday from 7 March until 31 October.