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World’s Longest El Ferdan Railway Bridge

Written on July 27, 2015 in Africa

Al-Firdan Bridge, also called El Ferdan Swing Bridge or Al-Ferdan Railway Bridge, longest rotating metal bridge in the world, spanning the Suez Canal in northeastern Egypt, from the lower Nile River valley near Ismailia to the Sinai Peninsula. Opened on Nov. 14, 2001, the bridge has a single railway track running down the middle that...

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