Re: Alstom Angle Grinder
  David McLoughlin

> The line opened in August 1997. Since then it's had one generation of


I forgot to add, I recall reading in this group that the Varoiotrams were
redesigned specially to cope with the profiles of that curve. If I
recollect correctly, the tram operator was advised of the need for
modifications and listened to the advice.... I recall the advice even came
from members of this grouo.

TfNSW was not involved in the establishment of that original line and only
became the owner when Gladys (bless her) succeeded in making a start on the
new George Street lines. It was thus unable to stuff it up from the
beginning. I presume TfNSW had a similar contempt for that original line
as it had/has for the George Street lines.

David McL.