イギリスのライトレール協会の機関誌 Tramways & Urban transitの2015年6月号No930が手に入りました。
Is bombardier the next major or manufacturer to leave the rail market?; Dallas Street car opens; Battery powered tram trails begin in Kagoshima; Liege tramway funding in doubt; Santos tramway passenger trails.
Commnet:Urban rail’s role
UITP Secretary General Alian Flausch looks at some of the challenges in achieving public transport’s aim of doubing ridership figures by 2025.
Blizzard buries Boston
Herbert Pence reviews the devastating effects of snowstorms that crippled Boston’s transport service – and the subsequent clean up and politicalbacklash.
Stray current: Myth of legend?
James Shoedon examines some of the issues around the electrical current that feeds modern tramway systems.
Comment: Local champions
TAUT publisher Howard Johnsto argues that LRT needs strong personalities.
System fact file: Hong Kong
Over 80 year separates the openings of Hong Kong’s two rail formats; Neil Pulling explores these distinctive systems.
Melbourne project will require diversion of ten tramlines: Brussels run out reaches 300; St Etienne approves third tramline plans; Oslo to tender for 80 low floor trams; Seattle’s Sound Transit approves Lynnwood light rail extension.
Green track, bikes, and the need for detail.
Classic trams: Trolley Poles PT3
The development of the bow collector is examined by Mike Russell and Alan Pearce.