LONDON — Engineering students from Queen’s University in Belfast set a world record Saturday with their bridge built from model construction system Meccano that spans 100 feet across Clarendon dock.

Representatives from Guinness World Records confirmed it has set a world record for largest ever Meccano construction.

They used more than 11,000 pieces of Meccano in the yearlong project. The bridge weighs 600 kg (about 1,300 lbs)

The bridge had to be over 23 metres (75.5 feet) long and 12 metres (39.4 feet) wide to beat the previous record.

Ross Williamson – one of the young Gurus who made #meccano bridge possible. He’s the one on the right

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Painstakingly designed 11,000-piece Meccano bridge sets a world record