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.It would seem that they are stepped in so far that should they wade no more, returning were as tedious as go o’er.
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.
Friday, 1 July 2011
Another day, another government project late and over budget: