イギリスのライトレール協会の機関誌 Tramways & Urban transitの2012年07月号No895が手に入りました。
Portland-Milwaukie attains full funding and TriMet orders another 18 LRVs; Aarhus to build Denmark’s first LRT line; UK’s final approval for tram-train trail; RATP dev expands in Algeria; Nottingham’s new trams revealed.
UK light rail conference review
TAUT report in the leading topics of debate from the UK’s largest-ever light rail industry gathering.
Turning the tide
Following controversy and program overruns, the new light rail system in Norfolk, Virginia is proving itself a boon for the city. Vic Simons reports.
System Factfile: Dortmund
Neil Pulling examines the inpact of continual public transport modernization for the Ruhr’s largest city and how it has helped the shift to a new economic model.
PM ‘n’ IDEA:Innovative track technology
Dr Jay Jaiswal and Dr Robert Carroll discuss the cost and efficiency savings that can be realized by light rail infrastructure owners from the EU-funded PM ‘n’ IDEA program.
Calgary West trials; Suzhou’s metro operations began; Halberstadt marks 125yaer of tram operations; Luas collision driver acquitted; Amsterdam revisits metro plan; Bern publishes options for second cross-city tramline.
Replacing first-generation rail with new Why the UK needs greater transport funding parity.
The LRTA at 75 : A personal view
Light rail transit Association chairman Andrew Braddock reflect on 75 year of the Association, and why its role is more relevant than ever in the modern world.
Ckassic tarms: Long-lived interurbans
Mike Russell review the history of Poland’s last surviving interurban tramway lines.