I had a meeting in Edinburgh last week and two or three hours in the afternoon free before the bus left for Inverness. It was a lovely afternoon when the sun shone.
I took an image of the new trams closeup while they were still undergoing test runs down Princes Street and with a tram, buses and taxi alongside.
The trams have so far cost a staggering £760 million. Already it is claimed that the tram lines cause accidents to cyclists.
The trams in Bradford in North of England were removed about 60 years ago ! There would have been good reasons for scrapping them first in favour of trolley buses then those were scrapped in turn in favour of common or garden petrol buses.
The Scottish Parliament building cost close to £500 million........................
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