The local Spanish conservatives (PP) and Catalan separatists (ERC) are saying that the public launch on April 3rd of Barcelona’s gorgeous new light rail service (nother site) should be delayed, while the crumbly old Catalan nationalists (CiU) have only just stopped short of asking for each tram to be preceded by a man waving a red flag.
They say they’re worried by the twenty-odd accidents caused by moronic car drivers during trials. However, since these politicos never called for car transport to be halted until century-old car-on-everything-else safety concerns are resolved, they’re only succeeding in making themselves look stupid.
The whole light rail project is one of the fruits of better greater-metropolitan transport planning over the last decade and comes in two bits: TramBaix, which links Barcelona to towns on the edge of the Llobregat valley to the south, and TramBesòs, which does the same for the Besòs valley to the north.
It is the first section that is due to be inaugurated on April 3rd and, apart from the formidable benefits it should bring to inhabitants of the outer reaches of our universe, it will enable us to boldly go and visit Bofill’s Walden 7 development in Sant Just Desvern without having to sit for an hour on a crowded bus. Here’s a view of Walden 7 with the old Sansòn cement factory chimney in front of it taken on a grey day during this walk:
Here, taken on this walk, is a shot of Mexican multinational Cemex‘s Sanson cement factory at Sant Feliu, where the Llobregat
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