イギリスのライトレール協会の機関誌 Tramways & Urban transitの2012年08月号No896が手に入りました。
Manchester opens the first section of its Oldham and Rochdale extension; Brest welcomes the return of tramways after 68 years; new lines in Orleans and Algiers; Washington DC explores funding options; Congestion charging plan to boost ailing finances of Budapest operator BKV?
Looking back in Angers
Neil Pulling visits western France to assess the tramway’s fortunes one year on and the city’s plans for expansion.
Tram Zurich West
The latest tramway addition in Switzerland’s largest city came in under budget and is changing the face of areas marked for regeneration, Andrew Moglestue explains.
Systems Fact File:Kusttram
Belgium’s 68km coastal tram continues to flourish after over 125 years of operation, with a ridership record of 13milion passengers between 2010 and 2011.
Warsaw: Joining the Euro metro league
Witold Urbanowicz explains how the landscape of Poland’s capital is changing and the crucial part that metro expansion is playing in the city’s ambitions for growth.
Batna commissions tram studies; New report suggests Toronto’s 2020 LRT is unachievable; Siemens Chinese metro signaling wins; Le Have undertakes first trials; Netherlands debates U-turn on tramway privatization; Uijeongbu matro enters service; LA continues light rail expansion.
More considerations for wire-free operation; Why the UK needs to embrace EU funding.
Classic trams;Long-lived interurbans-part2
In the second part of his spotlight on the last two Lodz interurban tramline, Mike Russell further reviews their operation and history