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Government go-ahead for $270 million, 14 km-long South Hampshire Rapid Transit light rail system from Fareham to Gosport with 1 km-long tunnel beneath Portsmouth harbour. Work on BOT scheme should start 2003 for completion 2006. More from www.hants.gov.uk 21/01. Notice of works concession published by the Hampshire County Council and Portsmouth City Council for the design, build, finance, operation and maintenance of the South Hampshire Rapid Transit, Phase 1 (SHRT-1) between Fareham, Gosport and Portsmouth. A 1 km immersed tube tunnel under Portsmouth Harbour will link Gosport Esplanade with The Hard. Deadline 25th March, 2002. Visit http://ted.eur-op.eu.int/ojs/en/frame.htm, OJ S 26, document 19624-2002 or contact Hampshire and Portsmouth City Councils as joint promoters, Portsmouth, fax +44 023 92841765. E-mail lrt@hants.gov.uk 07/02.