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“The overall capacity, including people standing, has also fallen notably, albeit more modestly, in that busiest hour, from some 1,104 people overall to 997 people.”
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The corridor capacity of tram line can be 12,000 per hour.
An argument advanced for the Glider is an interim approach to “establish the demand ” which can then be converted to a tram later if it exists. This seems illogical since it is not difficult ( so I am told to reasonably accurately predict tram take-up based on previous experience) and in any case, a bus never has the same attractiveness or modal shift as a tram, so the bus results will be irrelevant.