Walking into experience of a lifetime

Rena Telfer, from Tweedmouth, was one of only 50,000 pedestrians granted the once-in-a-lifetime experience of walking across the new 1.7-mile Queensferry Crossing over the Firth of Forth.

Thursday, 22nd February 2018, 08:17 am
Updated Thursday, 22nd February 2018, 08:20 am
Rena Telfer from Tweedmouth was one of only 50,000 pedestrians granted the "Once-in-a-lifetime-experience" of walking across the new 1.7 mile Queensferry Crossing over the Firth of Forth in Scotland.

At Wooler U3A, Rena explained that the ballot attracted almost 250,000 applicants.

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After the bridge opened to traffic on September 7, 2017, there was no pedestrian access.