Government woeful on delivering light rail schemes, says LRTA’s president
By Meera Rambissoon
woeful was the word used to describe the government’s performance on light rail over the last seven years, at last week’s light rail conference in the London’s Docklands.
At the Transit-sponsored conference Light Rail 07: Civilised Urban Transit, president of the Light Rail Transit Association, Mike Parker, bemoaned the lack of progress made by government since the Ten Year Transport Plan of 2000’s pledge of delivering 25 new light rail schemes proposed. Parker also...