light rail

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light rail

a transport system using small trains or trams, often serving parts of a large metropolitan area
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But a Merseytravel spokeman said today: ``The government's 10-year transport plan includes 25 light rapid transport schemes and they are not all going to be in big conurbations like Manchester, Birmingham or Leeds.
The report said: 'If the Government is serious about enabling light rapid transport to play its full role in tackling congestion it must go beyond statements of support and be prepared to contribute public funds.
A light rapid transport system, probably based on small electric trams, that will move around the city centre quickly.