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Just a thought on tram lines and the amount of roadway required – has no-one ever been to Amsterdam? Trams rarely have reserved road space and in some cases thravel along very narrow streets indeed, over canal bridges and even, in Leidsestraat I think, go into single shared track mode in a pedestrianised street. So, all this nonsense about needing dedicated and segregated road space and demolishing lots of houses is just that. If there was a will to build a tramway, the means would be found. The last people who should be allowed to design a tramway in a city are road engineers! Some pics which partly illustrate the A’dam scenario:

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