1 tram light rail track installation costs £20-£30 m per km is a good ball-park figure.

Dear Dave Andrews, 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 […]

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Non-exhaust particles such as ground up tyres, road and brake dusts are likely more numerous and more toxic than diesel emissions

See Also: https://bathtrams.uk/oslo-effect-comparative-non-tailpipe-emissions-from-various-forms-of-transport/   https://uk-air.defra.gov.uk/assets/documents/reports/cat09/1907101151_20190709_Non_Exhaust_Emissions_typeset_Final.pdf “Consequently, on the basis of current emissions inventory estimates and toxicity evidence, non-exhaust particles from the UK road traffic fleet should be considered as potentially having a greater public health impact than the exhaust particles.” “Regenerative braking does not rely on frictional wear of brake materials so vehicles using regenerative […]

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Energy intensity / relative energy consumption / carbon footprint for transport modes, rail, bus, car, tram

See https://bathtrams.uk/dft-calls-for-light-rail-proposals-across-the-uk-here-is-the-lrta-light-rail-transit-association-response/ for full article for above image   See also for detailed calculation: https://bathtrams.uk/the-most-energy-efficient-mode-of-public-transport/         See also: https://bathtrams.uk/oslo-effect-comparative-non-tailpipe-emissions-from-various-forms-of-transport/

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Relative emissions pollution non-tailpipe ( tyres brake and road dust) emissions for buses trams transport

See also: https://bathtrams.uk/the-oslo-effect-how-non-exhaust-pipe-non-tailpipe-particulate-emissions-are-a-serious-health-problem/ https://www.applrguk.co.uk/media/files/L-R-Applrg-Oslo-Effect-2-v12pdf https://www.hps.scot.nhs.uk/publications/hps-weekly-report/volume-53/issue-28/defra-releases-report-on-non-exhaust-emissions-from-road-traffic/ Non-exhaust particles such as ground up tyres, road and brake dusts are likely more numerous and more toxic than diesel emissions       Here is also a comparison of different non-tailpipe emissions: (Extract below is from a submission to DFT as a result of its call for evidence on […]

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2 Recent German Light Rail Tram Track costs – £13 – £20m / km

See Also: 0 Likely Tram Track Installations costs for Bath – French Tram Engineering Experts EGIS 1 tram light rail track installation costs 2 Recent German Light Rail Tram Track costs – £13 – £20m / km 3 UK Tram track light rail installation costs – “circa £20m to £30m per route kilometre” 4 Tram […]

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How Nottingham actually cut congestion, pollution and attracted business and housing along the line, by installing trams 12th June 2019 BRLSI

The Nottingham tram system has been highly effective in cutting congestion, pollution and traffic ”   Councillor Dave Liversidge, portfolio holder for transport, said in 2018 ““…, figures released just this week by the Department for Transport showed Nottingham achieved the biggest reduction in per capita car traffic of any English local authority outside London – […]

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