イギリスのライトレール協会の機関誌 Tramways & Urban transitの2012年02月号No890が手に入りました。
Toronto considers PPP Crosstown project; Veolia seeks to sell transport business; minister sets six-month target for UK industry; Edinburgh line expands one stop.
New tramways for 2012
Although not as intensive as 2011 for openings,2012 still promises tramway growth. Mike Taplin reports.
Poland prepares for Euro 2012
Poland and Ukraine are to host football’s Euro 2012; Mike Russell examines Polish LRT development.
System fact file:Brno
A bustling city of magnificent architecture, Brno also has a long-established tramway with plenty of variety.
Noise and vibration
Richard Patching from leading acoustic engineering firm Patching Associates examines the processes for measuring and mitigating noise and vibration from LRT.
New 22km of metro due to open in Istanbul; FTA signs USD900m grant agreements for Houston; Russian extensions in Moscow, Volgograd and Yekaterinburg; tram-trains recommended for SNCF bellegarde freight line; First Hamburg DT5 undertakes trials.
Utility issues – elephant gun needed ; guided busway experiences; history in Valenciennes.
Classic trams: Stockholm
In the first of a trilogy on Swedish preservation, Mike Russell considers Stockholm’s Transport Museum.
75 year of LRTA memories
Reflections on Light Rail Transit Association history, from Geoffrey Skelsey and George Atkins.