New road and rail Bosporus Bridge completed linking Europe and Asia

The final section of the third bridge over the Bosporus linking Europe and Asia by rail and road was installed on Monday. A ceremony to mark the occasion was  attended by a host of dignitaries led by  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, and Transport Minister Binali Yildirim. “Today is a historic day,” Yildirim said. “This is the widest suspension bridge of the world with  a railway, and no other bridge in the world  has been completed in less than three years.”