Bloated Tramway Cost Estimates
A huge problem in BC is the monstrously costly Skytrain, which has inhaled billions of rail transit dollars over the years.
We should look at the success of places like France, Spain and Finland, in building tram lines inexpensively, and reasonably quickly.
By Louis Guilbault, of Victoria BC. I have no financial connection to any rail manufacturer or consultant. Please contact regarding errors or omissions.
For more background on General Motors’ and others’ roles in destroying electric railways in the US, see Taken for a Ride, an informative 1996 PBS production, on youtube.