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House of Commons Magazine Jun 23The government has promised to look at how light rail can give commuters around the country reliable and clean transport options. But a new scheme hasn’t opened since 2004. Rob Merrick explains why we can’t get them up and runningAPPG - Light Rail
Infrastructure Bank Extract Jan 2023,The UK Infrastructure Bank is a new, government-owned policy bank, focused on increasing infrastructure investment across the United Kingdom. Our mission is to partner with the private sector and local government to increase infrastructure investment in pursuit of our two strategic objectives: •to help tackle climate change, particularly meeting the government’s net zero •to support regional and local economic growth through better connectedness, opportunities for new jobs and higher levels of productivity APPG - Light Rail
Applrg:" A question for the Floor" 3 6 Jan 23Q. Why are the UK Government/DfT blocking the release of CO2 figures behind transport plan TramForward: “DfT refuses to publish emission figures, which campaigners say could make new road projects unviable and not acceptable in a modern democracy!” APPG - Light Rail
Applrg A question for the "Floor" 2 - 4th Jan 2023TramForward The purpose of the law is to significantly lower the cost of clean hydrogen technologies. The funding is a vital part of the Administration’s comprehensive approach to hastening the widespread use of clean H2, and it is expected to play a key role in backing the deployment of commercial-scale hydrogen.APPG - Light Rail
APPLRG< A question for the "Floor" 20th Dec 2022UK Government blocks release of CO2 figures behind transport plan DfT refuses to publish emission figures, which campaigners say could make new road projects unviable APPG - Light Rail
LR Kenex CILT Conference 13 Oct 2022The aim of the project is to create sustainable public transport infrastructure that supports residential growth either side of the Thames and provides excellent connections to places of work, recreation, retail, and health facilities – key enablers for the Thames estuary area growth expected over the next 50 years.APPG - Light Rail
Why choose Light Rail?

What is Light Rail & Trams today?

For public transport to become a force in dealing with urban congestion, carbon reduction, improving air quality and to be an attractive alternative to the car, it must be built quickly and operate affordably.

Some benefits:

  • Light rail systems have proven track record
  • Growing the public transport market
  • Creating modal shift in some cases 32%
  • Supporting regeneration , renewal and inward regeneration
  • Assisting in the creation off a new urban framework
  • An extremely green mode of transport
  • Will drastically reduce the nations carbon footprint
  • Can be used to re-engineer city districts
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