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A selection of quotes from national newspapers about the Falkirk Wheel.
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A world first, it has given messing about in canal boats a whole new slant.
The Independent, 15th April 2002

Thousands of well wishers cheered and waved flags as the Queen opened The Falkirk Wheel, which is set to become one of the country's most striking tourist attractions.
Daily Express, 25th May 2002

The Falkirk Wheel brings Victorian brilliance back to the canals.
The Independent, 15th April 2002

The Wheel, the world's first rotating boat lift, is a remarkable feat of engineering.
The Herald, 25th May 2002

It is already on the way to attaining iconic status. Future generations will pass judgement on whether it is a lasting legacy. It certainly deserves to be.
The Herald, 25th May 2002

The Wheel is the showstopper, a return to the can-do brilliance of Victorian engineers.
The Independent, 15th April 2002

The Queen must surely have been as impressed by the structure as the 5000 people who watched her perform at the opening ceremony yesterday.
The Herald, 25th May 2002

It ranks beside the Forth Bridge as a civil engineering wonder of the world, something of which Scotland should be noisily proud. It's also a great day out. Go soon.
Scottish Daily Express, 1st April 2002

Of all the weird and wonderful things the Queen has declared open during her reign, few can have been as inventively novel as The Falkirk Wheel.
The Times, 25th May 2002

People will marvel at the structure, but they will also be able to use it. It will be a living landmark with a cultural impact that is valuable and long-term.
The Herald, 25th May 2002

The Wheel has great potential to enhance our leisure time in a stunning way.
The Herald, 25th May 2002

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