NT2573 : Stationary Edinburgh tram, Princes Street

taken 7 years ago, near to Edinburgh, Great Britain

Stationary Edinburgh tram, Princes Street
Stationary Edinburgh tram, Princes Street
This tram is going nowhere at present because it is just a display item to whet the appetite of Edinburgh's citizens for an urban light railway. Trouble is, some of them feel tramsick just looking at it and contemplating their future council tax bills. Meantime, the council and contractor try to sort out the financial and contractual muddle they have mysteriously got themselves into. The cost of the proposed tram route, which does no more than cover less than half the city on an east-west axis and again less than half on a north-south axis, continues to soar. The sorry story of the trams fiasco can be read on this LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Monday, 5 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 6 July, 2010
Category
Trams   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 253 738 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:57.1004N 3:11.8497W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 253 738
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