MISCELLANEA GEOGRAPHICA – REGIONAL STUDIES ON DEVELOPMENT Department of Geography, Université de Bourgogne, France e-mail: email@example.com Yves Boquet Received: 3 June 2016 Accepted: 15 March 2017 Abstract Tramways have made a remarkable comeback in France since the 1980s. An organization of public transport based on the decentralized administration system set up in the early 1980s […]
From David Walmsley, BSc PhD CMILT MCIHT, Transport Analyst says: The above World Bank table is accurate for the type of roads into Bath, but is optimistic for buses and trams, however it does show that trams are much more effective than buses. More realistic figures are shown in the table below. The roads into […]
No wires in Seville at left Draft 5 Notes of the first open meeting: Date: 18th Oct 2017. Venue: The Rising Sun Pub, Grove Street Bath. 19 People attended the meeting. Note the views herein, are those of the speakers and not necessarily those of Bath Trams Dave Andrews C.Eng. Organised & chaired the meeting. […]
Above is a freight tram in Dresden – this could replace 8 HGVs since most HGVs entering Bath only drop off about half their load. These freight trams would be loaded at peripheral tram stops, so no freight consolidation centre is required, and HGVs can approach from any direction and offload without having to waste time […]
The introduction of trams back into cities sometimes incorporates a determined effort to maximise the infrastructure. Implementing a unique city tourism attraction with retro-style vintage restaurant dining car trams is one way its done. Providing a wonderful fine dining experience and a sightseeing trip through the city’s highlights has great appeal to visitors.