Can you spot what’s wrong with this tweet about the Queensferry Crossing?

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Can you spot what

The Queensferry Crossing is nowhere to be seen in this picture (Picture: SWNS)

They posted a picture of the 126-year-old Forth Bridge rather than the almost-complete, state-of-the-art, £1.35bn road bridge.

The Foreign Office official Twitter account stated: ‘Opening in 2017, the 2.7 km Queensferry Crossing will be the longest 3 tower cable-stayed bridge in the world #DesignisGREAT #GlobalBritain’

As of lunchtime today, the tweet was still live.

Naturally, people quickly cottoned on.

SNP MSP Christine McKelvie responded to the FCO image by tweeting: ‘Hahaha @KeithBrownSNP not only is it the wrong bridge it’s nothing to do with the UK Gov…… #Riddy’

The Queensferry Crossing, due to open in May next year, has cost the Scottish Government around £1.35 billion.

The 1.7 miles structure will be the longest three-tower, cable-stayed bridge in the world and also by far the largest to feature cables which cross mid-span.

In total, the overall Forth Replacement Crossing scheme is 13.7 miles long, including major motorway upgrades to the north and south of the bridge.

It includes 23,000 miles of cabling – enough to wrap around the Moon three and half times and very nearly enough to span the circumference of Earth.

This is what it actually looks like (the one towards the front of the picture)