イギリスのライトレール協会の機関誌 Tramways & Urban transitの2016年6月号No942が手に入りました。
KC streetcar opens; UITP calls for MENA vison; Toshkent tramway to closer; warnings over the future for Russian system; six new lines planned for Miami-Dade; battery tram for Charlotte’s Gold line?
TRAM: AN AIR QUALITY SOLUTION
James Harkins links at the public health issues surrounding our pollution choked cities and considers how light rail can save lives and money.
ROMANIA’S TRAMWAY REVIVAL
Mike Russell concludes his two part review of tramway operations in modern day Romania.
RAIDING THE PARTS BIN
Scott McIntosh considers the future and past prospects of using ‘off the shelf’ components in urban rail.
SYSTEM FACT FILE: VIENNA
Neil Pulling exproes one of the world’s great tramways, where transport provision is placed at the heart of the city’s appleal.
Changsha maglev opens; Dreden CarGotram operation cease; Oslo opens metro connection; Wimbledon Tramlink upgrade is finish; Hitachi/AnsldoBreda cars arrive in Honolulu.
A Swiss perspective on project delays: Sofia’s unusual gauge explained and more thoughts on the proposal to convert the Isle of Wight railway to tramway operation.
CLASSIC TRAMS:HAGEN’S LEGACY
Trams last ran in the German city of Hagen 40years ago, but many vehicles are still use elsewhere in Europe, as Mike Russell reports.