Modern trams for Bath & Bristol...

Tram or light rail are the only technology proven to solve congestion.

If you would like to join in or listen to discussions about trams and their contribution to dealing with congestion there are two email forums you may wish to join:

Discussion forums

One is for those generally interested in trams and transport issues, and which is skewed towards Bath, but most of the points are relevant to other cities – https://groups.google.com/forum/#!contactowner/bathtramreintroduction

The other with more technical details is a forum aimed at national tram experts – general but all are welcome.

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!contactowner/expertsfortrams

You can join either or both.  Please send email using tyningroad@gmail.com if you are interested in joining.

Obtaining information from the site

Enter your enquiry into Google but add ‘Bath Trams’ at the end e.g.

  • “will people switch from cars to trams Bath Trams 
  • do underground utilities / services always need to be diverted for trams installation Bath Trams”

This will generally reveal the answer if it’s on this site.

Latest Posts

7th in sequence of tram letters in Bath Chronicle

Dear Chronicle Lawrence Sanders’ letter suggesting trolley buses for Bath was interesting so it is worth explaining the fundamental difference between a tram and a bus. ( trolley or diesel, or electric bus) What it comes down to is that trams are expensive to buy, but cheap to operate on each trip. So once you […]

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Buried underground cables pipes utilities movement diversions and tram light rail installations

Also see previous posting: https://bathtrams.uk/cost-of-service-diversion-do-not-rule-out-trams-edinburgh-notwithstanding/ David Walmsley Mon, 18 Feb, 22:29 to me, , , BoardBathTramGroup I am not at all certain that running trams over excavations would be acceptable in the UK. It goes against the NRSWA safety code. David Walmesly David Holt Tue, 19 Feb, 11:08 to , , BoardBathTramGroup, David, me I wonder in what particular respect(s) it goes against the […]

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