Above: Calculated rates of return for selected routes. Route A above is Batheaston to Whiteway as below, and Route B is Upper Weston to Combe Down
One proposal for a new tram network – the actual routes would be determined by economic and feasibility studies. Nevertheless engineers have already established that all these routes are feasible from the point of view of road width, bends and gradients.
Below – the same layout but “tube map style”
The above map shows the schematic of the old 1904 – 1939 tram routes IN BROWN with the modern proposed routes which largely duplicate the old routes in other colours. Below is shown the old tram map, with routes corresponding to the BROWN above