By RogMull

Crossing the Forth...

With my camera pressed against the train carriage window, I took this shot of the Forth Road Bridge as I hurtled towards Edinburgh.

Behind the road bridge you can see some of the work taking place on the new Queensferry Crossing, the modern bridge due to open in 2016.

Although much work remains to be done, the crossing has already set a world record. Transport Scotland explain,

"The world’s largest continuous underwater concrete pour has been achieved as foundation work for the huge 210 metre high Queensferry Crossing towers progresses. With work already completed on huge concrete plugs on which the foundations of the north and centre towers, the finishing touches have now been completed on the south tower plug. The huge 15 day, 24 hour non-stop operation, successfully poured 16,869 m3 of concrete to the foundations of the south tower."

Over the coming months, regular travellers will see the huge structure gradually take shape. Maybe I should Blip progress every now and then.

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