イギリスのライトレール協会の機関誌 Tramways & Urban transitの2015年1月号No925が手に入りました。
Zhuhai begin test running; Hitachi bids for Finmeccannica rail assets; UK tram-train project faces further delays; Bombarbier wins 156 tram order for Vienna; United Street car enter ‘hibernation’ phase.
GALGARY: SUCCESS AND AMBITON
One of the world’s busiest tramways has not only recovered after the 2013 floods, but has also expanded yet further.
TRAM DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS
Scotto McIntosh looks at tramcar evolution, and asks if there is ‘perfect’ low-floor car.
RCP Design Global’s Regine Chstvet-Pello considers the emotional impact of transport.
LRT’S TECHNIDAL FUTURE
Mott MacDonald’s LRT rolling stock team looks at what the future may hold in operational and technical considerations.
INSIDE THE BAT-TRAM
It shook up the design world in 2014, now the desiner of the Uraltransmash R1, talks to TAUT about his very different approach.
THE NEW TUBE FOR LONDON
The unique challenges of designing a new Tube for London are discussed by its designer, Paul Priestman.
TIG/m is pioneering a new generation of ultra-sustainable vhicles; Julia Wahnsiedler looks at the future for hydrogen power.
SYSTEM FACTFILE: HEKSUNKI
The tramway in Finland’s capital is its primary mode of public transport; Neil Pulling reports from the elegant city.
WORLD WIDE REVIEW
Manchester’s relocation works nears completion; Maryland Governor threatens new LRT lines; Budapest line 17 contracts awarded; tenders invited for Luxembourg.
Comments on Pyongyang; Are the Chinese manufacturers set to gain further ground in US?; Dubai’s technical masterpiece.
A weekend of nostalgia celebrated a double anniversary-Mike Russell reports.