Damage buses do to roads, cellars and tram tracks

Five photographs showing bus damage to Manchester Metrolink track, starting with one taken recently on Eccles New Road in Salford.  The final photo is included to show the damage that buses do to roads generally.  The drainage gulley is at the far end of the huge passenger-drenching puddle.  Welcome aboard a third-rate form of public […]

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To fill the vacuum left by WECA and the Western Gateway(s), Greater Bristol Forum for Transport and Bath Trams produces professional suite of transport plans

In the absence of WECA the West of England Combined Authority producing any coherent plans to tackle congestion, pollution and climate change, Transport Forum for Greater Bristol (TfGB) – an alliance of local campaign groups   including but not limited to Bath Trams have produced their own set of integrated coherent  plans covering commuting, rat run […]

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DKE, Swept Path, Structure Gauge and Dynamic Kinematic Envelope – DKE

See also: https://bathtrams.uk/arguments-for-trams/5531-2/ Structure Gauge and Kinematic Envelope To ensure that the path required for the passage of trains is kept clear along the route of a railway, a “structure gauge” is imposed. This has the effect of forming a limit of building inside which no structures may intrude. The limit includes not only things […]

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