The additional corridor would be built as part of the construction of a tram
line to the passenger port.
It is 60 years this month since the network was closed, the last tram
running from the Pier Head to Bowring Park.
Following the inauguration of Dubai Tram
in November 2014, the authority, in coordination with Dubai Police, had closed down all left and U-turns along the tramway to avoid accidents.
The line now carries 6.5 million passengers a year and is one of only a few in the world that has double-decker trams
. They even featured on Corrie in 1989, when money-grabbing love rat Alan Bradley finally got his comeuppance when he was hit by one outside the Strand Hotel on the promenade and was promptly killed.
"And with the trams
having the potential to be one of the most energy-efficient forms of public transport, the ground-breaking system will fulfil our ultimate goal of transforming our development, Education City into a smart city," Muhannadi added.
station instead on lower St Mary Street would not only be poorly integrated, but would displace the buses and coaches that Cardiff cannot fit in the tiny bus station.
The Amman Valley Railway Society members hope the network can be spread across South West Wales and they believe new eco trams
with no pollution should be part of the metro system.
We have had many complex issues to work through with our partners in the project to make sure that the vehicles can operate safely in Britain without causing disruption to regular tram
and rail passengers."
But the age of Middlesbrough's trams
ended in 1934, apart from match days when the town's few remaining open toppers could be seen 'earning their corn' on football specials.
The longer route from Al Sufouh to the Marina area will have a tram
every 12 minutes, as compared to the earlier 10.
is the first outside of Europe to be powered by ground electric cables extending throughout the tramway.
The 1km-long diversion will be in place for at least one month, with the tram
scheduled to be open for operation by November.