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Standing room only at the trolleybus public meeting

aaaaaa The meeting was chaired by the Reverend Joanne Pearson, assistant rector at St George’s Church, and priest in charge at St Augustine’s, Wrangthorn and the speakers were Councillor James Lewis, head of the West Yorkshire Integrated Transport Authority, and Councillor Richard Lewis, head of Development at Leeds City Council. . After an introduction by […]


Public meeting about the trolleybus scheme


Rome’s Trolleybus Scheme Wastes Millions

adcdef . “Mayor Veltroni’s trolleybus scheme is a waste of millions” said the posters. The year was 2008, and the rival candidate for mayor Signor Alemanno had put up posters all over Rome promising to cancel the trolleybus project and replace it with an extension to the underground system. But in the end, the trolleybus […]


Large turnout to Alderman Townsley’s second talk

adcdef . Over sixty people attended this evening’s talk by transport consultant Don Townsley on why NGT would be bad for Leeds. This was Alderman Townsley’s second talk on this subject in the space of a month. The previous talk was also given at the Heart centre, and was attended by over a hundred people. […]


Revealed : Metro’s plan to tarmac even more of Woodhouse Moor

Little Moor, with Woodhouse Cliff on the right, and the existing school access road on the left . It’s bad enough that Metro and Leeds City Council want to run trolleybuses across Monument Moor. Now, thanks to the efforts of a vigilant local resident, we have learnt that they also plan to tarmac sections of […]


Whither the Trolleybus ? – back by popular demand

The first presentation of this talk was given on the 27th February to a packed audience – “full to standing”. By popular demand this is a further opportunity to learn the facts about NGT and form a balanced opinion without the sales pitch. adcdef .


Alderman Townsley’s talk on NGT a big success

adcdef . There was standing room only this evening in the main hall at the Heart centre in Headingley. People from all along the A660 had turned out to hear transport consultant Don Townsley’s long awaited talk on why NGT would be bad for Leeds, and they were not disappointed. . At the end of […]


Talk by Alderman Don Townsley on why NGT is bad for Leeds


How New Generation Transport May Affect Property Prices

Property values in parts of Leeds 6 and Leeds 16 postcode areas may be adversely affected by the introduction of the proposed New Generation Transport (NGT) scheme, which will see trolleybuses running from Holt Park into the city centre and out to Stourton. The A660 Otley Road has been earmarked for the scheme, with a […]


The NGT Business Case assumes the frequency of the Number 6 and Number 1 bus services would be halved

hello . There was a consultation event this evening at Ralph Thoresby School in Holt Park about the proposed trolleybus scheme. The scheme involves running trolleybuses from the city centre to a terminus at the Holt Park District Centre. The Holt Park terminus does raise concerns for many about the possible future conflict between the […]


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