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    Edinburgh City by-pass realignment...

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    Post by Adam Mint on Sat 23 Nov 2013 - 12:30

    mmmm, don't think so, lets just take a look at the Edinburgh tram system, the whole scheme was originally costed in 2003 at £375 million. A report issued in August 2011 estimated that the final cost of the now shortened network would be over £1 billion, including £228 million of interest payments on a 30-year loan to cover the funding shortfall...

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    Post by Adam Mint on Sat 23 Nov 2013 - 12:44

    And since we're on the soap box, the Second Forth Crossing, £1.6 billion, why, we're told the old bridge is falling apart and can't take the weight of today's heavy trucks, so the decisions made to go ahead with the second crossing, then low and behold they discover the old bridge is not in that bad a state after all, we'll keep in, trucks can run on one bridge, cars on the other, mmmm now let's think, which one will we put the big heavy trucks on, the new strong bridge, or the old creaking one, yip it's obvious innit, THE OLD CREAKING ONE...

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    Post by Adam Mint on Sat 23 Nov 2013 - 12:58

    Oh, and not to forget the Boarders Rail Line, the best part of £300 million, why,,, so Searcher and his other half can get a freebie to see her cousin who lives in Clovenfords, must be that, no other viable reason for building it is there...
    We're dommed, doomed...
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    Post by searcher on Sat 23 Nov 2013 - 13:41

    TICKETS ORDERED ,THEY WILL BE DELIVERED BY COURIER THE DAY BEFORE WE TRAVEL AND WHEN WE GET THE TICKETS WE HAVE TO ORDER OUR FREE LUNCH AND WINE , THE BAD NEWS IS WE HAVE TO PAY CORKAGE ON WINES THAT COST £25-00P OR MORE PER BOTTLE , ROBBING GITS  lol!
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    Post by 3rdforum on Sat 23 Nov 2013 - 13:49

    building for the future innit!







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