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Starter Line : Lund Sweden Dec 2020On 13 December 2020, the modern tramway in the Swedish city of Lund opened for passenger service on a 5.2km (3.2-mile)as a low cost tramwayStarter Lines
LR UK Repurposing former Trunk Roads: 21 October 2020 V.14 Road Investment Strategy 2 (RIS2) 2020–2025 a serious opportunity not mentioned. and sensitive to the places through which it runs. With a stronger focus on the differing needs of road users and adoption of new working practices and tram technologies, we want people using the network to enjoy smoother, more consistent journeys. By making the most of green infrastructure and good design, we want people living alongside the network to experience less noise, light, and air pollution. And this addition to RIS2 must support the Government’s wider plans for decarbonising road transport. Starter Lines
Dundee Waterfront 2 April 2014The new waterfront developments will add to the group of urban elements in 'downtown' Dundee, A revitalized City Center, The new Waterfront, Victoria Dock, The University Quarter, Sea Braes. These are anchored by the 3 major points of entry. The revitalized Railway Station, The city center car parks, the bus station Scotland, the "New Saudi Arabia of Green Renewables" electrical energy will power the trams. The permanence denoted by the track in street encourages developers to concentrate their investments near the lines. The close spacing of stops means that development can be spread along a corridor, revitalizing a whole area - not just one plot A system is being promoted as part of the huge Wirral Waters regenerating from Birkenhead to New Brighton Dundee Waterfront is the ideal place to initiate the first system in Scotland.Starter Lines
LR A Waterfront Tourist Line for Liverpool Feb 2015In view of the sale of by Mersey travel of rails, overhead, vehicles and other equipment, is it time to revisit this proposal which has all the services moved and a significant of amount of progress has happened since the original proposal at the time of the cancellation of Merseytram by Labour's Alistair Darling. This would tie in with at least two other Liverpool Waters proposals and certainly infill with any One North proposals The current plan for by the CA, Liverpool City Region has no Light Rail content at presentStarter Lines
LR Starter Line - High Wycombe - 2010LR Starter Line - High Wycombe - 2010Starter Lines
LR Starter Line - Low Cost Tramways - MacIntosh 2010LR Starter Line - Low Cost Tramways - MacIntosh 2010Starter Lines
LR Low Cost Tramways - Trams beyond the WireLR Low Cost Tramways - Trams beyond the WireStarter Lines
LR Starter Line - Technology - Parry People Mover Article - 2010LR Starter Line - Technology - Parry People Mover Article - 2010Starter Lines
LR Starter Line Low Cost Tramways - Austerity - Harkins 2010 LR Starter Line Low Cost Tramways - Austerity - Harkins 2010Starter Lines
LR Low Cost Tramways - Arizona returns the Streetcar LR Low Cost Tramways - Arizona returns the StreetcarStarter Lines
LR Low Cost Tramways - Fort WorthGrowth in new ‘big’ tramways often takes attention away from the small systems that perform a vital local function. Scott McIntosh looks at the Fort Worth Subway, a system that served the city for 40 years. Starter Lines
LR Low Cost Tramways - Smart GrowthJon Reeds examines the global Smart Growth movement and light rail’s crucial role in developing the low-carbon urban centres of the future. Starter Lines
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