the new Forth Crossing

The latest twist in the new Forth Crossing saga is that the light railway link is to be dropped, thereby saving £2.25bn in construction costs, and it has been proposed that the structure will be a triple tower cable stay design rather like this, the Florida Sunshine Skyway bridge. Only without the sunshine.


5 thoughts on “the new Forth Crossing

  1. You can be fairly certain that the political short-termism that blights this country – decisions are only taken in the context of the next election, not for the benefit of future generations – means that whatever they build will be inadequate for the task before it even opens.


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