Map of Beauly-to-Denny pylon line

Last week, Scottish and Southern Energy finally released a map of what the controversial pylon line from Beauly to Denny should look like – or rather, what it should mean in terms of changes to the current state.
Cal Merc: Map released of Beauly-to-Denny pylon line
I wanted to post this earlier, but then it occurred to me to talk the Caledonian Mercury itself first. Anyway, the map looks like this:

Update: in September, according to the BBC, ‘Scottish Power has ruled out proposals to bury part of the controversial new Beauly to Denny power line underground’.
BBC: Scottish Power rejects underground power line move
ETA, 19/6/11: The expected cost of the line has almost doubled from around £331m predicted in 2004 to £600m expected now.
BBC: Cost of Beauly Denny power line scheme rises to £600m
BBC: Beauly to Denny power line costs rise (video)


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