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For a new era of city transport!

The Light Rail Transit Association’s magazine is widely regarded as the definitive light rail journal and is essential reading for all concerned with urban transport and planning. T & UT is published on the third Friday of every month and is full of news, features and articles about light rail and urban transit systems around the world.

Read how cities are transforming themselves with modern modes of urban transit — making them better places to live, work, shop and play — enabling civilised life without the dominance of the motor car.

The LRTA also publishes an historical magazine Tramway Review, further information here.

The December T&UT issue (No 984) and the December issue of Tramway Review (260) have been dispatched.

Members Area

The members area is now active and can be accessed in the same way as for the on-line magazine. Currently it holds the AGM papers and a new document which gives advice on campaigning.

The December T&UT issue (No 984) and the December issue of Tramway Review (260) are now available on-line for members and can be accessed by logging into your account (or creating an account) on the LRTA shop at If when logged in you do not see the link to the on-line magazine then e-mail with you membership number and details.

Renewals for 2020

Personal members, except those who pay by Direct Debit, should receive a yellow insert (with the November issue) with details of other societies and overseas agents along with a renewal form on the reverse of the address carrier for the November, December, January and February magazines.

Direct debit: Members who pay by Direct Debit will be sent a letter outlining the 2020 rates. There is no need to reply unless you wish to change any options otherwise renewal will be automatic.

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Article list for 2019 Vol. 82, earlier years lists are linked below

January 2019 2019 index
973 January 2019Geoff ButlerLIGHT RAIL DAY 2018
973 January 2019Reg HarmanCrossing boundaries in Alsace
973 January 2019Tim KendellUK barriers to progress
973 January 2019Neil PullingSystems Factfile 135 - Gdansk, Poland
973 January 2019Mike RussellManx Electric past & future
974 February 2019Vic simonsRevitalising Milwaukee
974 February 2019Thomas LorentInnovation in urban integration
974 February 2019Tim Kendell & Ian AmbroseUK Tram-Train: Learning lessons
974 February 2019Neil PullingSystems Factfile 136 - Olomouc, Czech Republic
974 February 2019Mike BallingerCelebrating 140 years in Graz
975 March 2019Michael TaplinNew tramways for 2019
975 March 2019Vic SimonsEl Paso's Streetcar Resurrection
975 March 2019 Tel Aviv's LRT Dream
975 March 2019Neil PullingSystems Factfile 137 - Innsbruck, Austria
975 March 2019Mike RussellPraha's Double Line Heritage
976 April 2019Michael TaplinLRT rolling stock review 2019
976 April 2019Reg HarmanA tramway for the Potteries?
976 April 2019Peter Ehrlich and Simon JohnstonOKC Streetcar: a new chapter in the Cinderella story
976 April 2019Neil PullingSystems Factfile 138 - Elblag, Poland
976 April 2019Mike RussellA snowy winter's birthday in Lódz
977 May 2019Alessandro Fantechi and Giovanni mantovani Florence T2: A modern masterpiece
977 May 2019 Stockholm: Past, present and future
977 May 2019Hans CruseComment: Creating a new backbone (Stockholm)
977 May 2019Reinhold SchröterSafety in Stuttgart
977 May 2019Neil PullingSystems Factfile 139 - Bordeaux, France
977 May 2019Mike TedstoneLisbon's line 24: A classic revival
978 June 2019Minister of state for Transport Jesse Norman MP Comment: Light rail's role in our changing towns and cities
978 June 2019 Creating 'seeing' LRV's
978 June 2019 Enhancing safety
978 June 2019Stockholm: Past, present and future. Pt 2
978 June 2019Tony StreeterArtics roll in Schöiche
978 June 2019Neil PullingSystems Factfile 140 - Prauge, Czech Republic
978 June 2019Mike RussellA dual gauge German rarity
979 July 2019Geoff Butler Brussels "EU Light Rail 2019" Conference report
979 July 2019Shany Shaked & Robert Wagner Preparing Canberra Light rail
979 July 2019Sandrine Vielhescaze & Yves Montaron Toulouse creates new connections
979 July 2019Len Vossman Saving Energy
979 July 2019Tim KendellComment: Providing the evidence on the value of light rail
979 July 2019Neil PullingSystems Factfile 141 - London Trams, UK
979 July 2019Mike RussellA tale of two tramways (Bydgoszcz & Gdansk
980 August 2019Alistair Gordon Comment: New tram networks must be integrated and affordable.
980 August 2019Vic Simons Big ambitions in Atlanta.
980 August 2019 METROLINK: Next Stop...Trafford Park
980 August 2019Yarra Trams' Infrastructure Maintenance and Renewal Team Renewals: The Melbourne way.
980 August 2019LRT Excellence DayAsset maintenance and renewal lessons.
980 August 2019Neil PullingSystems Factfile 142 - Reims, France
980 August 2019Mike RussellClassic Trams: Brussels 150 - Celebrating in fine style!
981 September 2019 UK LIGHT RAIL CONFERENCE: 'Is this our turning point'.
981 September 2019Vic Simons Blue, gold, silver and red in Charlotte.
981 September 2019 Next-generation tramways: Nice
981 September 2019Neil PullingSystems Factfile 143 - Augsburg, Germany
981 September 2019Mike RussellClassic Trams: Brussels 150 - Celebrating the Vicinal
982 October 2019Colin S. WaltonComment: Why the UK desperately needs a proper light rail strategy.
982 October 2019SOUTH WALES METRO: The transformation begins.
982 October 2019Lanna BlythTampere: another reason to smile
982 October 2019Thomas LorentFastening systems and track insulation
982 October 2019Next-generation tramways: Luxembourg
982 October 2019Neil PullingSystems Factfile 144 - Tallinn, Estonia
982 October 2019Mike RussellClassic Trams: Brussels 150 - Part 3
983 November 2019Lauri KangasHelsinki: Jokeri Light Rail
983 November 2019Algeria's tramway revolution.
983 November 2019Neil PullingSystems Factfile 145 - Taiwan: Danhai Light Rail Transit
983 November 2019Mike RussellClassic Trams: Timisoara's milestone
984 December 2019Vic SimonsOttawa welcomes the Confederation Line.
984 December 2019Algeria's tramway revolution Pt 2.
984 December 2019Global Light Rail Awards 2019 Special
984 December 2019Neil PullingSystems Factfile 146 - Munich, Germany
984 December 2019Mike RussellClassic Trams: Brno’s grand cultural event - Part 1

Earlier years articles lists:- 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009* 2008 2007 2006 2005** 2004** 2003** 2002** 2001**
* one article available as a pdf
** some articles available to read as web pages.

List of selected articles from 1999 to 2005 available to read as web pages.

The Editorial and Production Team:

Simon Johnston, Editor–in–Chief of Tramways & Urban Transit welcomes comments, ideas — even criticism! - from readers.

If you have an article, feature, photo or letter for publication in the magazine which you would like considered for publication you can contact Simon by post at:

The Editor, Tramways & Urban Transit, 13 Orton Enterprise Centre, Bakewell Road, Orton Southgate, Peterborough PE2 6XU United Kingdom. - or by email at

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