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Dresden cargotrams

Discussion in 'off topic' started by Homehelp, Feb 26, 2011.

  1. Homehelp

    Homehelp pfm Member

    If they could build a new city would you like to see cargo trams like this one which runs VW car parts to factories round Dresden. I think its fabulous . They dont hang around ether




     
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  2. cooky1257

    cooky1257 pfm Member

    They look ruthlessly efficient;-)
     
  3. Rico

    Rico Bloody Colonials

    "light rail", surely?pretty cool.
     
  4. TheDecameron

    TheDecameron Unicorns fart glitter.

    It is wonderful and I cant help thinking what a f**k up Britain is by comparison when it comes to technology and long term investment. Fantastic orchestra too BTW, the Dresden Staatscapelle, one of the finest in the world
     
  5. sq225917

    sq225917 situation engineer

    We have similar for public transport in forward thinking Sheffield.
     
  6. TheDecameron

    TheDecameron Unicorns fart glitter.

    ..Edinburgh awaits
     
  7. prowla

    prowla pfm Member

    I guess having the city flattened 60 years ago gave a clean slate to re-develop.
    (Plus the allies decided to rebuild rather than subjugate Germany.)
     
  8. cooky1257

    cooky1257 pfm Member

    What? Dresden was bombed in the 50"s?
     
  9. canonman

    canonman pfm Member

    Croydon / Wimbledon have also had a good system for well over 10 years.
     
  10. TheDecameron

    TheDecameron Unicorns fart glitter.

    the citizens of Dresden are eternally grateful Im sure
     
  11. matt j

    matt j pfm Member

    We've got trams in Notts too, pretty nifty. I reckon over time they should just keep expanding the networks to incorporate the suburbs rather than limiting them to purely city centre routes.

    Pity we're so hung up on pure profit rather than quality of service, we don't seem to be interested if there's not a gazillion pound to be made by cramming half the town into a single carriage and then charging them £300 for a ticket.
     

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