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Edinburgh trams U-turn

Issue No. 2268

Edinburgh councillors have voted for the delayed tram link from Edinburgh Airport to St Andrews Square to go ahead. This is despite the rocketing costs paid to private contractor Bilfinger Berger.

The Unite union was angered by the announcement. It believes that funding for Lothian Buses will be siphoned towards the trams project.

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Tue 6 Sep 2011, 18:56 BST
Issue No. 2268
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