イギリスのライトレール協会の機関誌 Tramways & Urban transitの2012年05月号No893が手に入りました。
Toronto light rail supporters win key vote; Siemens announces global expansion ambitions; Alstom demonstrates its Citadis tram in Moscow; Bombardier preferred bidder for USD3.4bn, 775-car BART order.
Smart ticketing technologies
John Austin examines the strategies operators can and are employing to drive ridership – and look to the future.
Creating safer journeys
Dr Lisa Dorn explains how detailed research is shaping tram driver employment and training regimes.
System Factfile: Valencia
Introducing modern tram to Spain was just one of a project to drastically restructure public transport in its third-largest city.
Mixed fortunes in Ukraine
Concluding TAUT’s comprehensive review of Ukraine’s tramway landscape, Mike Russell turns his attention to the nation’s central and southern regions.
Bangalore metro expansion approved; Work starts on Kuala Lumpur light metro extension; City ring and Soleilmont line open in Charleroi; Paris orders more metro cars.
More views on the high-speed versus urban rail investment debate and questions over the distribution of EU funding for tramways.
Classic Trams: Ballarat’s trams live on
Mike Russell reports from Southern Australia on how dedicated enthusiasts run a unique heritage operation.