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Look inside the luxury hotel built out of 1950s train cars that will sit atop a historic bridge in the heart of South Africa’s biggest national park

Safari lovers, take note: A first-of-its-kind luxury hotel, suspended 50 feet above South Africa’s Kruger National Park, is taking reservations for 2021. The “Train on the Bridge,” scheduled to open in December 2020 or early next year, will consist of 24 rooms built in converted train carriages atop the historic […]
Look inside the luxury hotel built out of 1950s train cars that will sit atop a historic bridge in the heart of South Africa’s biggest national park
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‘There are massive risks’: One of the world’s top engineers explains why Boris Johnson’s planned bridge from Scotland to Northern Ireland could be a disaster waiting to happen

Boris Johnson’s planned bridge across the Irish Sea risks collisions with ships and could dislodge unexploded munitions lying on the seabed, says one of the world’s top engineers. The planned bridge would cross over the largest munitions dump in the world. Ian Firth, an-award winning engineer who has designed and […]
‘There are massive risks’: One of the world’s top engineers explains why Boris Johnson’s planned bridge from Scotland to Northern Ireland could be a disaster waiting to happen
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Boris Johnson is deadly serious about building a £20 billion bridge between Scotland and Northern Ireland, which one engineer described as being ‘as feasible as building a bridge to the moon’

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is pushing ahead with plans for a bridge between Northern Ireland and Scotland. The bridge would reportedly be constructed across the largest munitions dump in the world. One retired offshore engineer in 2018 described the project as being “as feasible as building a bridge to […]
Boris Johnson is deadly serious about building a £20 billion bridge between Scotland and Northern Ireland, which one engineer described as being ‘as feasible as building a bridge to the moon’
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You’ve never seen a bridge like this before

You’ve never seen a bridge like this before. This is the Slauerhoffbrug. Otherwise known as the “Flying Drawbridge.” You can find it in the city of Leeuwarden in the Netherlands. It crosses over the Harlinger Vaart River. How does it “fly?” The Slauerhoffbrug is classified as a tail bridge. It […]
You’ve never seen a bridge like this before