So, Sydney's much-maligned monorail is to be bought by the government, and torn down.
Except for one thing
You see, there is one, single, lonely, solitary useful thing about Sydney's monorail. One gleaming upside to the pointlessness of its circuitous route around the Darling Harbour tourist black hole. That one good thing, ladies and gentlemen, is this:
Pyrmont Bridge (Wikipedia image)
Yes, that one good thing can be seen in this picture. If you're a true Sydneysider, you'll know it.
It's the strip of shade provided by the monorail line, which gives pedestrians a welcome respite from the bastard sun. This line of reduced radiation is an old friend...