The Forth Rail Bridge

Watch the video and answer the questions below.

1. Where was the capital of Scotland before Edinburgh?

Dunfermline

2. When was the first train ferry across the River Forth?

1850

3. Why was the original bridge design changed?

Because of the Tay Bridge disaster

4. How many workers were employed during the contruction?

4600

5. What is proposed for the future?

A visitors' centre and an observation platform

To read more about the Forth Bridge and the two more recent road bridges

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