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Light Rail for better public transport

Welcome

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Manchester Metrolink
M5000 at Eccles

The LRTA is a not–for–profit UK based organisation and has members throughout the world. Free of any trade or political affiliation; it is the world’s leading organisation concerned with the achievement of better public transport through light rail, tramway and metro systems in towns and cities world–wide.

Tramways & Urban Transit — T&UT
T&UT is published on the third Friday of each month. It has news and features from around the world about urban transit developments and the latest information about tramways and light rail.

Tramway Review
Our historical quarterly is available with membership or as a stand alone subscription.

LRTA Web Site

We are updating this web site, pages may have been moved or renamed. Section first page links are in the green header bar. The site map has page links and brief descriptions. Related pages links and revision date are in the blue header bar. Some pages also have a blue links column on the right hand side. Until updates available, older style pages are retained.

Why you should join the LRTA

If you wish to see improved public transport in our cities then you should join the LRTA — the more members the more effective we can be in campaigning for the introduction of trams and light rail.

Members receive T&UT as part of their subscription, at a discount on the cover price. There is now a choice of postal or online versions of the magazine. Postal subscribers can also access the online version.

Membership includes access to the LRTA e–Group; a YAHOO group. You can join online at the LRTA shop by clicking the Discussion Group item on the join/renewals page. Alternatively to join please e–mail groups@lrta.org; include your full name, membership number and post/zip code to ease the task of checking membership.

Members also now have access to the members area which is now active and enables members to see the magazine on-line plus a selection of internal documents not available to the general public including a special guide to campaigning . To access go to the LRTA shop and create/log in to your account. Email OLM@lrta.org in case of problems.

US and Canadian Visitors; feeling starved of up–to–date North American transit news? T&UT carries the breaking news stories each month in the most comprehensive and timely coverage now available.

See How to join the LRTA page for more details.



Books from LRTA Shop

Rotating images of books available in shop See the Books and Publications page and LRTA Shop for more details.

Latest update — 12 September 2014



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