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Tra(u)matic consequences...

News that any plans for a tram transformation of Norwood Parade is at least a decade and a half away should be welcomed as a victory for sanity…and a defeat for the loony lobby that is promoting the nightmare of  a similar service on Unley Road. 158 more words

Environment

A Disappointing Evening

Our previous hot weather was just a warm up (pardon the pun) for this week’s weather.

I mean…

Found an air conditioned bus. I want to live in it.

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Switzerland

Getting from the Airport

  • Once you arrive in Prague your first thought is getting to your hotel. You can get a taxi but the good thing about Prague is that it has a great public transport system.
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Lines Around Leeds

The current display in the entrance of the Local and Family History department, Leeds Central Library, showcases the history of trams in Leeds. It features a large number of photos from our collection, plus articles from our archive of local newspapers, copies of route layout maps, and a selection of books on the topic. 521 more words

The Grosvenor Hotel, Eastgate Street, Chester - Circa 1865

An excerpt from an Old Guide Book Of Chester (1865)

The old building called The Royal Hotel occupied the site of the present structure (Grosvenor Hotel Built 1865) had been long found very inconvenient and ill adapted for carrying on the large amount of business which devolved upon it as the principal hotel of the city. 518 more words

Chester

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

The South Wales newspapers have run three stories about public transport in as many days. I thought I’d summarise them here.

On June 28, Rhodri Clark reported that bus use in Wales has fallen to its lowest since records began in 1982. 1,753 more words

Public Transport