Bosses at the troubled Edinburgh tram project reacted quickly this week to clarify the reasons behind the need to borrow another £55m.
A spokesleavesontheline told The JT :" There seems to be some confusion regarding the request for a loan. Its not to pay to finish the project, the money's is to buy a ticket on the tram network when it finally starts running. Eventually, that is at some unspecified point in the unknowable future. Probably."
Indeed, as the tram project, originally budgeted at a squillion, million gazillion now looks set to cost a gazillion, million , squillion, concerns are growing that the service start date might have to be put back. The PR agency responsible for promoting the service, are already significantly altering the artist's impression, from: