The first section of the report gives a general background to the studies and summarises the study findings. In section 2, minitram operation, safety requirements, and station design are discussed. Section 3 deals in general terms with vehicles and guideways and illustrates the alternatives which the two vehicle contractors have developed. Section 4 outlines the characteristics of Sheffield[s town centre and describes the proposed route for the PDS and how it would operate. In section 5, an attempt is made to show how the PDS could be physically and visually integrated into the town centre. Section 6 presents conclusions on minitram's suitability for Sheffield and how it might be implemented. ;TRRL;

  • Corporate Authors:

    Matthews (Robert), Johnson, Marshall and Partners

    London,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1974

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: 87 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00131475
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: R&D Rept.
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: May 14 1976 12:00AM