イギリスのライトレール協会の機関誌 Tramways & Urban transitの2011年12月号が手に入りました。
Bonbardier launches new LRV for the North American market; Manchester to retire original T68/T68a fleet; Shanghai metro crash injures over 290; Velez-Malaga becomes victim of Spanish austerity measures; Lodz consolidates tramway operations.
Review of the Year 2011
This year has been very promising for light and urban rail growth globally, but has also offered a couple of stark warning – TAUT reflect on the past 12 months.
Growing operation on the Costa Blanca
Neil Pulling report on the expansion of TRAM Metropolitano de Alicante, and how it has developed into a multi-modal light rail system serving one of Europe’s most popular coastal regions.
System Fact file:Valenciennes
TAUT review the unusual tram development in France’s thirteenth largest provincial agglomeration.
New studies revive Bogota metro project; Copenhagen exercises option for further 28 three-car metro trains; Orleans receive final Alstom trams, line B opens in June 2012; Chemnitz looks for new hybrid trams; Bangalore finally opens Namma Metro line; Bombardeir offers to open new facility in Doha,Qatar.
Why do European tramway schemes seem easier to progress?; More focus on the passengers please!; Short-sighted thinking in Leeds misses the big prize. Columnist Paul Rowen covers the UK party conferences
Mike Russell report from the Romanian tramway that closed….re-opened for private hire excursions.