Posted in Bristol City Council, Public Transport, Rapid Transit, Trams, tagged Bristol, Bristol City Council, Bristol Politics, Bristol Tram, BRT, Bus Rapid Transit, Cumberland Basin, James Skinner, Liberal Democrats, MShed, Pip Sheard, Tim Kent, Trams for Bristol, ULR, Ultra Light Rail on May 31, 2011|
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By Ian Onions, Political Editor
PLANS for a new tram system in Bristol have come off the rails.
A report by council experts and consultants says it would not be as good as the bendybus scheme, which is already on the table.
Members of the consortium who are promoting the tram met with cabinet councillor Tim Kent and council officials yesterday.
Afterwards, consortium chairman James Skinner said he was extremely disappointed that hopes of a tram appeared to be over.
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