Forth Rail Bridge UNESCO Nomination

Update
The Forth Bridge has been officially inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site at the 39th session of the World Heritage Committee in Bonn. Scottish Government press release

Nominated on the World Heritage List, No steel cantilever bridge has ever matched the perfect balance of structural elegance and quality of design represented by this bridge, Spanning the Estuary of the River Forth in Scotland, the Forth Bridge represents the pinnacle of 19th century iron and steel bridge construction. A world wonder of its age, this Victorian engineering marvel that was made possible by new steel production processes, is arguably the world’s greatest and most famous cantilever bridge – http://whc.unesco.org/en/tentativelists/5680

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