Dave, The UKTram website has a report on costs of tramways at uktram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Briefing_Paper_-_Costs_of_Light_Rail_Schemes.pdf This should be the starting point for any discussion of tram costs. As Mat says, the cost can depend on all sorts of factors, but in general £20-£30 m per km is a good ball-park figure. This would include the cost of […]
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:
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.
You can join either or both. Please send email using firstname.lastname@example.org 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.