The History of Leith

April 20, 2007

120-year-old network of tunnels under capital hits tram plans

A NETWORK of tunnels under Edinburgh city centre is hindering preparations for the capital’s £592 million tram line, it emerged yesterday.

The extent and size of the tunnels – which were built to house cables for the city’s first tram network over 100 years ago – is understood to have taken engineers by surprise. for more click here

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