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Bombardier opens Brazilian monorail production center; Toronto Transit City plan reinstated; Alstom looks with French Stategic Investment Fund at joint purchase of Translohr; Edinburgh debates temporary terminus; Cincinatti chooses CAF; Agreement reached on Budapest debt.
Blackpool: New life for an icon
Following a four-year renewal designed to support local regeneration, the Allegheny river, the ‘T’ light rail system serving Pennsylvania’s second city may grow further into Allegheny County.
Lyon’s expanding light rail landscape
Arguably France’s second city, Lyon has supported major metro and tramway developments in recent years – with more still to come.
Hong Kong approves Shatin – Central metro ; New Wroclaw branches open for business; Los Angeles Expo light rail line opens; Tallinn to introduce free travel; Tyne & Wear Metro celebrates tenth anniversary of Sunderland and South Hylton.
Onboard storage question and the role of nanotechnology; resurrecting old tram tracks for new system; An Australian perspective on high-speed rail v light rail investment; and is vehicle-mounted ‘catenary’ a solution to power demand?
Classic Trams: Polish melody silenced
Mike Russell report from Poland on the demise of two independent operators and a classic design of long-lived articulated car.