Forth Brig

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Forth Brig
The Forth Bridge seen from South Queensferry.JPG
Carries Rail traffic
Crosses Firth o Forth
Locale Edinburgh, Inchgarvie an Fife, Scotland, Unitit Kinrick
Maintained bi Balfour Beatty unner contract tae Network Rail
Designer Sir John Fowler an
Sir Benjamin Baker
Design Cantilever brig
Total length 8,296 ft (2,528.7 m)
Langest span 2 o 1,710 feet (520 m)
Clearance ablo 151 feet (46 m)
Opened 4 Mairch 1890
Daily traffic 190–200 trains per day
Coordinates 56°00′02″N 3°23′19″W / 56.000421°N 3.388726°W / 56.000421; -3.388726Coordinates: 56°00′02″N 3°23′19″W / 56.000421°N 3.388726°W / 56.000421; -3.388726
Forth Brig is located in Scotland
Forth Brig

The Forth Bridge is a cantilever railway brig ower the Firth o Forth in the east o Scotland, 9 miles (14 kilometres) wast o central Edinburgh. It wis opened on 4 Mairch 1890 an spans a tot lenth o 8,296 feet (2,528.7 m). It is sometimes referred tae as the Forth Rail Bridge tae distinguish it frae the Forth Road Brig, tho this haes never been an offeecial title.