Friday, 1 July 2011

Tram trouble

Another day, another government project late and over budget:
Councillors in Edinburgh have decided to carry on with the city's troubled trams project - but will have to find another £200m to fund it.
A majority backed a Liberal Democrat motion to fund the line as far as St Andrew Square at a cost of £770m.

The original estimated cost of the line from Edinburgh Airport to Newhaven was put at £545m.
An alternative to scrap the project completely was considered but this would have cost up to £750m.
It would seem that they are stepped in so far that should they wade no more, returning were as tedious as go o’er.

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