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6,000-tonne Navy delivery inches its way North

A huge section of the hull of the next generation of Royal Navy aircraft carriers has passed under the Forth Bridge. It's heading to Babcock's Rosyth Dockyard where it will be assembled.

HMS Queen Elizabeth, travelling from BAE Systems' Portsmouth yard to Scotland Credit: Aircraft Carrier Alliance/PA Wire

The forward section weighs 6,000-tonnes and was built by BAE Systems at Portsmouth. The journey from Hampshire takes four days.

Part of the new HMS Queen Elizabeth Credit: Aircraft Carrier Alliance/PA Wire