6th in sequence of tram letters in Bath Chronicle

see also: https://bathtrams.uk/7th-tranche-of-letters-in-bath-chronicle/ Letter from Dave Andrews Dear Sirs, John Carson makes a number of useful and insightful points about the difficulties buried utilities can create for tram re–installs. However they are not not as great as he implies.  Edinburgh Tram was based on a heavy, sleepered rail system and trams, and these impose pressure at a far […]

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House prices boosted after opening tram routes in five leading cities

https://www.lloydsbankinggroup.com/Media/Press-Releases/press-releases-2017/lloyds-bank/House_prices_boosted_after_opening_tram_routes/ 12 May 2017 House prices near improved transport infrastructure grow strongly two years after routes open Half of locations with a tram stop see house prices outperform the rest of the city House prices along the Elizabeth Line (Crossrail) up by 22% in two years before line opens House prices have been boosted by […]

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5th in sequence of tram letters in Bath Chronicle

Bath Chronicle February 28 2019 letters page 5th sequence See Also previous letter: https://bathtrams.uk/saga-of-anti-edinburgh-tram-and-sequence-of-letters-in-bath-chronicle/ https://bathtrams.uk/another-slew-of-letters-supporting-trams-following-john-carsons-letter/ https://bathtrams.uk/third-tranche-of-letters-in-bath-chronicle-about-trams/ https://bathtrams.uk/4th-in-sequence-of-tram-letters-in-bath-chronicle/ https://bathtrams.uk/5th-in-sequence-of-tram-letters-in-bath-chronicle-2/ Original text as sent to Chronicle: Dear Chronicle, John Carson makes a number of useful and insightful points about the difficulties buried utilities can create for tram re–installs. However they are not not as great as he implies.  Edinburgh […]

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Difficulties involved in utility / services diversion for street running trams

See also: https://bathtrams.uk/cms/wp-admin/post.php?post=5637&action=edit Dear Dave,                 Relating to recent correspondence in the press I would like to make a point about Utilities in streets to be developed for tram services. I can agree with your correspondents that we as a nation need to do better; but having been involved in a survey of utilities myself (for […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Govt considering supporting tram re-introduction:

PRESS RELEASE Bath Trams are pleased to note that the Govt has listened to the type of the evidence advanced by Bath Trams and is now actively considering supporting their re-introduction: “New tram networks could be rolled out in towns and cities across England under government plans to cut congestion and pollution. The Department for […]

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