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Renfrewshire Council have been looking at proposals of running the amfibious bus from the slipway beside the Watermill Hotel in Paisley and under the cover of darkness the bus was parked in the carpark of the watermill hotel last night.
A early rise was in order after spotting it last night, a 5am rise this morning to await movement saw the bus entering the slipway at the Watermill Hotel just after 6.30am this morning to a bemused line of traffic going over Mill Street Bridge, leader of the council Derek MacKay said plans to operate the service with a direct link to the jetty at Braehead are well under way.
In a tradition stretching back to Paisleys beginings Rev Alan Birss of Paisley Abbey performed the communication of the water ceremony, which was once used to wish monks safe passage on boats traveling on the River Cart which dates back to 1567.
Summer months may cause delays due to tidal fluctuances, however a barrier to control the water flow has been looked at with a possibility of it being installed on the River Cart at Morrisons at Lonend.
Amanda Moulson head of the town centre regeneration admitted there shall have to be lots of funding looked at however with lottery funding and visit scotland already giving backing this it shall further promote Paisley as a tourist town helping the local economy and returning the River Cart back to a working river.
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