Edinburgh

Queensferry Crossing Towers at Sunset

The towers for the Queensferry Crossing are now at half height and this atmospheric shot shows just how much progress has been made since the last news entry.

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Queensferry Crossing takes shape

This recent view of the Queensferry Crossing clearly shows work is progressing on the construction of all three towers. The central tower will soon be at bridge deck height.

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Forth Bridge first sections “launched”

Forth Bridge first sections “launched”   This recent view of the “launch ” area at Echline clearly show the first two sections in position. These sections will be gradually pushed out towards the central tower in a remarkable feat of engineering.

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Tugs Hard at Work on the Forth

Tugs hard at work Whilst out flying on a recent sortie over the Forth I caught this image of one of the bigger tankers to visit the Hound Point Oil Terminal  being moved into position by tugs.

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Borders Rail Project

Work underway on Borders Rail Project The City Bypass diversion at Sherrifhall is clearly shown here and will shortly be in use enabling tunnelling works to be carried for the Borders Rail route

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Edinburgh Castle prepares for the Tattoo

Edinburgh Castle prepares for the Tattoo    Taken on a beautiful spring morning this view of Edinburgh Castle shows not only many visitors to Scotland’s No 1 visitor attraction but also work under way to erect the seating and arena for the world famous Edinburgh Military Tattoo

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M9 Junction 1A

M9 Junction 1A now complete   Part of the approach infrastructure to the new Forth Crossing, Junction 1a on the M9 has now been completed and the elegant curve of the interchange is shown here.

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Aerial Photograph of Calton Hill Edinburgh

Calton Hill   View from above Calton Hill showing the National Monument and Nelson Monument with the famous “time ball” on top.

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