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TRAMS - will the city ever get back to normal?

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Waverley Thu 21-Feb-13 14:39:20

A trip into Princes street is a mystery tour round the back streets. It feels as though the tramworks have been there for the last twenty years.

Henrietta Wed 27-Mar-13 19:47:41

As relatively new to Edinburgh I am constantly amazed by the terrible condition of the streets in general. I travel from Leith over to Cramond and back on a daily basis and it's like a slalom course as you try to avoid one pothole after another. In places - and for quite long stretches - you just have to bump along wondering if the car's suspension/tyres are going to take it.
I agree about the tramworks too, by the way!

NextStopWaverley Wed 27-Mar-13 20:13:34

The pavements are as bad as the roads - I have emailed Clarence three times about the holes in the asphalt, the first time was a year ago, but nothing has yet been done. A friend once commented that Edinburgh had third world road surfaces.