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Headline

Monorail plans drawn up by London borough

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I seem to remember that the Merry Hill monorail was dismantled in the 90s because HMRI decided it was too dangerous to evacuate in the event of a fire or other emergency onboard. The fire brigade said that every part has to be accessible from below. Quite right too. It was reconstructed on the Gold Coast in Queensland and also recently demolished for the same reason. The Sydney monorail has also been dismantled for the same reason. May I suggest that Havering council establishes if it would be allowed to operate with passengers before spending too much on the engineering and commercial viability. Although it looks like they've spent a fair bit on glossy graphics to get everyone excited. Please don't waste council taxpayers money but spending yourself up a blind alley.

Posted date

8 May, 2019

Posted time

9:30 am

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