イギリスのライトレール協会の機関誌 Tramways & Urban transitの2013年7月号No912
Leadership changes for UITP; Serious issues prompt Oslo to consider renewal; Hong Kong mass transit accident injures 70.
Howard Johnston asks if ‘ value engineering’ is in danger of devaluing the true role of LRT.
UK light rail conference
All the key debate and hot topics from the UK’s largest urban industry symposium.
Developing ‘Urban style’ LRT
Alan Jones of steer Davies Gleave looks at the lessons North American cities can learn from modern European LRT design approaches to shape its cities of the future.
Denver’s ‘Big Bang’
The RTD’s multi-billion dollar FastTracks program will transform transit connections with 122 miles of new LRT and commuter rail over the next two decades.
System fact file :Rouen
Neil Pulling reports on the Rouen ’Metro’, its change of identity and renewed tram fleet.
Tram-Train: The Chemnitz model
Chemnitz in south – eastern Germany is part way through an ambitious tram – train project and in February a symbolic point was reached, as Tony Streeter explains.
Constantine tramway to open on 4 July; DeLijn consider new express tram route; Bonn confirms LRT subway plan; Gothenburg removes prematurely corrosion-damaged cars.
More on light rail’s role in creating true end-to-end connectivity; further debate in tramway electrification.
Classic tram; Beamish-part1
Mike Russell examines the history of one of the UK’s greatest heritage systems