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Date: 06/16/24 23:56
South Queensferry (Cas Chaolais), Scotland - Firth of Forth Bridg
Author: Roadbed

Princess Cruise line could not have picked a better anchor position to view this famous structure.  Very impressive.  Lots o' passenger traffic, but haven't seen any freight in our brief time here ... yet.  How much freight traffic is there and is it concentrated in certain parts of the day?








Date: 06/17/24 04:30
Re: South Queensferry (Cas Chaolais), Scotland - Firth of Forth B
Author: 55002

Nice shots of the bridges. Regarding freight, there is practically no freight over the Forth Bridge. Real Time Trains (RTT) shows only the occassional cement train to Aberdeen. You could use the RTT web site. Enter North Queensferry in location.  For freight, enter ZZ in the TOC. (Train operating company).  The drop down boxes are easy to use. There are many operating paths listed, but unfortunaely are not forced to run.  Chris uk



Date: 06/17/24 06:47
Re: South Queensferry (Cas Chaolais), Scotland - Firth of Forth B
Author: 86235

Roadbed Wrote:
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> How much freight traffic is
> there and is it concentrated in certain parts of
> the day?

2 trains a week Wednesday & Thursday 22:10 at North Queensferry, empty cement



Date: 06/17/24 09:46
Re: South Queensferry (Cas Chaolais), Scotland - Firth of Forth B
Author: Roadbed

Thanks to both for the intel.



Date: 06/17/24 13:27
Re: South Queensferry (Cas Chaolais), Scotland - Firth of Forth B
Author: Valleyman

Better look closer! Symbol on the stack. That's a Viking cruise ship.

Valleyman



Date: 06/17/24 13:40
Re: South Queensferry (Cas Chaolais), Scotland - Firth of Forth B
Author: Roadbed

Valleyman Wrote:
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> Better look closer! Symbol on the stack. That's a
> Viking cruise ship.
>
> Valleyman

You are correct.  That in fact is the Viking Venus that had traversed under the bridge.  However, my photos were taken from the Regal Princess which apparently is too tall and thus  stopped short,  ancoring east of the bridge, provid8ng an excellent and unexpected vantage point.



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