イギリスのライトレール協会の機関誌 Tramways & Urban transitの2015年12月号No936が手に入りました。
UITP’s ‘Munich Declaration’ challenges for cities and operators; Bpmbardier claims Primove range record; Stadler acquires Vossloh Rail Vehicles; Dublin planning underway for lower cost Metro North; Siemens to build Turkish tram factory.
Vic Simons reports form TriMet’s latest opening: the Orange Line, linking Portland and Milwaukee
Public transport in the Upper Silesia region has had mixed fortunes, but Witold Urbanowcz reports why the latest light rail closure came as something of a surprise.
PUTTING PASSENGERS FIRST
Stops, station and interchanges are the gateway to our systems. Scott McIntosh asks if we’re spending the right proportion of our time considerling their form and function.
SYSTEM FACT FILE: BOSTON
The capital of Massachusetts, already boasting an admirable public transport network, is seeking to expand again Vic Simons sums up the current offerings.
WORLD WIDE REVIEW
Kim Jong inspects new North Korean built metro train set; Medellin rubber typed tramway open ; EUR455m financial plan for Paris Tram Express Sud tram train agreed; Olsztyn tramway to open in December; Kuala Lumpur MRT line 2 approved; San Diego looks at light rail expansion.
The best laid plan for Midland Metro seem to have gone awry; plus more on stray currents and issue of articulation.
CLASSIC TRAMS: PRAHA AT 150
The celebration of tramways around the world continue, this time in Prague, as Mike Russell reports.