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Default Devolved franchising powers & Leeds Trolleybus

On Thu, 05 Jul 2012 15:21:47 +0100
Paul Corfield wrote:
In separate news the Leeds Trolleybus scheme has been granted the go
ahead and funding.

http://www.dft.gov.uk/news/press-rel...ess-20120705b/


I wonder if they'll keep it cheap and simple and buy a tried and tested
reliable off the shelf system from europe or go with the usual "the UK
operating enviroment is a special case so we need to design everything from
scratch" idiocy?

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Default Devolved franchising powers & Leeds Trolleybus

On Jul 5, 3:59*pm, wrote:
On Thu, 05 Jul 2012 15:21:47 +0100

Paul Corfield wrote:
In separate news the Leeds Trolleybus scheme has been granted the go
ahead and funding.


http://www.dft.gov.uk/news/press-rel...ess-20120705b/


I wonder if they'll keep it cheap and simple and buy a tried and tested
reliable off the shelf system from europe or go with the usual "the UK
operating enviroment is a special case so we need to design everything from
scratch" idiocy?

B2003


....They could go for the ultra cheap option of buying the fleet from
Sandtoft and getting an access derogation on heritage grounds.
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