Tag: NGT Trolleybus

No Trolleybus for South Leeds

Belle Isle Circus and Whitfield estate safe as Trolleybus scheme is scrapped The proposed trolleybus scheme for Leeds has been scrapped following the Planning Inspector’s recommendation that the scheme was “not suitable for development”. The trolleybus had been due to run from a park and ride off junction 7 of

2013: the South Leeds year in review

  Welcome to our review of 2013, a year of contrasting weather – a winter that didn’t let go until late May followed by a long warm summer and rounded off by wild storms. One of the stories that ran all year, started right here at South Leeds Life with

Trolleybus protest held outside Leeds Civic Hall

    Protesters opposing plans for Leeds’ new £250 million trolleybus system lobbied outside Leeds Civic Hall today. Around 30 protesters held placards and gave out leaflets ahead of a council meeting to discuss some of the planning  issues facing the planned NGT (Next Generation Transport) trolleybus scheme, which will

South of the River – Big infrastructure versus little people

  Infrastructure projects are interesting aren’t they? New roads and railways, for example. I watched that documentary about the London Underground last night. My daughter, who is currently living in “that London” and I get quite excited about the tube. She even bought me a book about the tube map