The Forth Rail Bridge in Scotland (also known as the Firth of Forth) is making a bid to earn recognition as a UN World Heritage site as reported in BBC dated 28th of May 2012.
This railway bridge of the Victorian Era is one of two UK sites which have been chosen to put forward nominations to the UNESCO - the bridge is more than 130-years old and carries over 200 trains daily over it.
Fiona Hyslop, the Culture Secretary of Scotland has said that this is an icon of Scotland and is recognized all over the world.
Last year, it had been nominated for the UNESCO World Heritage Status by the UK Government, and it had topped the list. Once the bid is submitted to the committee, it would undergo detailed scrutiny by the International Council on Monuments and Sites. This is likely to take at least 18-months.
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