イギリスのライトレール協会の機関誌 Tramways & Urban transitの2013年8月号No913
New joint ventures and orders for Alstom; Hongkong challenges monorail plan; PESA secures 120 car Moscow tram order; first pictures of Midland Metro Urbos 3 tram.
Tony Streeter asks if our LRT systems are robust enough to cope with extreme weather.
Understanding the Weather
Steven Wallace form The Met Office looks at how operators can prepare for the worst.
Rebuilding LRT after the flood
Assessing the damage-and cost as operators clean up after June’s devastating floods.
UITP 60th congress, Geneva
TAUT reports back from Geneva on the biggest public transport congress and exhibition in the world- and the messages to help achieve greater ridership.
System fact file
Austria’s second largest tramway has implemented major recent track and fleet expansion, as Neil Pulling explains.
San Diego: A US original
Vic Simons reports from California as the pioneer of modern US light is about to embark on a key northern extension.
Debrecen and Miskolc welcome their first new low-floor tram; Wellington tram plans derailed by new cost estimates; Qatar rail selects metro construction consortia.
Responses on value engineering; Paul Rowen asks ‘are we pushing hard enough for LRT?’
Classic trams: Beamish Part2
Mike Russell concluders his two part article on one of the UK’s greatest heritage systems.