The Forth Bridge

Laying new railway track across the Forth Bridge

 Forth Rail Bridge

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                   Photograph taken July 11, 1993

 

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     Forth Rail Bridge

 

The Forth Bridge

Laying New Track

Special track is used on the Forth Rail Bridge.  I believe this may be to control the vibrations, as the bridge still carries some heavy coal trains.

Here the team worked hard for a couple of weeks to re-lay the track during the day - and presumably the night as well, looking at the floodlights that have been set up along the track.

The Cantilever

The top of the cantilever was a level platform.  There was a railing around the edge, but it was only a couple of feet high.  I could not stay long as the weather took a turn for the worse, and it began to rain.

    

 

 

 

 

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