イギリスのライトレール協会の機関誌 Tramways & Urban transitの2012年09月号No897が手に入りました。
US approves largest transportation infrastructure fund in its history; RATP Dev to run Casablanca and Washington trams; UK’s leeds trolley receives go ahead; Salzburger Lokal-bahn takes low-floor vehicles; Manufacturers sign Chinese technology transfer agreements.
Vic Simons visits Pennsylvania to report on heritage street car special Brookville Equipment, which has high hopes for its modern low-floor design for US market.
Alstom in Russia
Ageing infrastructure and vehicles are a major challenge for many local operators. Alstom’s Bernard Gonnert explains how the company is ready to respond.
System fact file :Le Mans
Le Mans has been internationally famous for almost 80 year for its 24-hour sports car race Neil Pulling reports on a different from of transport for the French city.
Skoda-led consortium wins Plzen maintenance contract; Ground-breaking ceremony held for Hongkong’s Sha Tin to Central metro; Daylight translohr trials on future Paris line T5; Arlington(VA) agrees Columbia Pike line proposal; San Francisoco(BRAT) exercises option with Bombardier to increase car order to 410.
The Great 21st Century Streetcar Conspiracy ; new tracks for old route revisited; And don’t go wire free… save weight. All the latest comment form TAUT reader.
Classic Trams: Geneva Sesquicentenary
Geneva recently marked 150 year of continuous operation in European tramway history. Mike Russell reports.