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  Subject: Trams in London Message: This from Derek Reynolds is similar to his letter published in Local Tansport Today Feb or March 2006 Wp Ref. Trams reynolds 01 I like trams. They are photogenic, quiet and 'swishy', accelerate rapidly, you know exactly where...
  Subject: Dont get rid of rails!! Message: It seems people are forgetting that oil running out is coming rather soon. Then most cars buses ect are going to be off the road FACT. Bio fuels are good (i use bio diesel myself) but we would need an area the size of...
  Subject: Road / Rail Future Message: In competition with Robert Kirby's humorous article in the FT of 2/23/06 Margaret and Shirley Osmaston in Essex wrote as follows. Unlike poor Pamela who had had to get her bike out just as it was beginning to rain, Pauline was...
  Subject: Speed Humps Message: Re: Speed humps I am a London cabbie and I expect that in 10 years time I will not be able to work owing to severe back pain caused by speed humps. Maybe I can then sue the councils for compensation owing to the damage the humps...
  Subject: "managed to avoid congestion" Message: The anti-rail argument on this site is pretty much built on the single premise that roads will be "managed to avoid congestion". In practice there is only one proven way of "managing roads to...
  Subject: Here! Here! Message: At last a sensible critical assessment of the problem. It is clear that on any truly independent assessment of the facts, that the best solution to public, private and freight transport is the ROAD. Rail was a great Victorian invention...
    THE SPEED CAMERA DEBATE Message: Just read the TRANSPORT-WATCH article on speed cameras. I totally agree with it but comment, it's not just "anecdotal" evidence that contradicts the claims that the public generally support speed cameras. That claim...
  The human factor Message: This website makes an excellent case against rail on technical and economic grounds but it ignores the crucial human factor. No matter how clever a transport master plan is, it is useless if there is no compliance on the side of passenger. And...
  Subject: Following our advertisement Mike Arthur provided the following useful quotes. Message: Labour's Glenda Jackson, when Junior Transport Minister, said, with regard to rural rail lines: "...an infinitely better, faster more modern, more accessible service...
  Subject: Following the Transport-watch advert Barry Cash writes: Are Quarter cars the answer? Message: "Selling is easy. You ask people what they want and then you give it to them". So said a better salesman than I. In those words of wisdom lies the solution to...
  Subject: Congratulations on Transport Watch Message: About time some sanity was introduced into transport policy. This website is the first sight of it. Let us hope it is the spark that produces a bonfire of the policies that have brought the country to a standstill...
Railways: myth and mathematics Published in The Business 15-16 June 2003 (Page 20) Save were emboldened (The Business called itself London's first global business magazine published in the United Kingdom It was edited by Allister Heath; published by Andrew Neil and owned by the...


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