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Magazine: Tramways & Urban Transit: updated 16 February 2015
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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 March T&UT issue (No 927) and the March issue of Tramway Review (241) have been dispatched.
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. 2015 Membership cards for on-line only members are available to be printed in the members area!
The March T&UT and the March TR 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 www.lrta.info/shop.. If when logged in you do not see the link to the on-line magazine then e-mail OLM@lrta.org with you membership number and details.
Personal members, except those who pay by Direct Debit, will have received 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 and January magazines.
Direct debit: Members who pay by Direct Debit have been sent a letter outlining the 2015 rates. There is no need to reply unless you wish to change any options otherwise renewal will be automatic.
LRTA renewals, at home and abroad, can be made on-line through our shop.
Do you want to reach the light rail & tramway market?
Your ad should be in our magazine and/or on this web site!
To advertise in Tramways and Urban Transit e-mail: email@example.com
To advertise on the website contact: firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
|927 March 2015||Mike Russell||SHENYANG: Riding the dolphin|
|927 March 2015||Vic Simons||Driving north American 'Urban style' LRT|
|927 March 2015||Vic Simons||Gomaco Trolley: Giving streetcars a second life|
|927 March 2015||Scott McIntosh||Is LRT really the noisy neighbour?|
|927 March 2015||Neil Pulling||Systems Factfile 90 - Daugavpils, Latvia|
|927 March 2015||Mike Russell||Classic Trams: Porto spectacular|
|927 March 2015||Insert||Melbourne: Modernising the world's largest tramway|
|926 February 2015||Michael Taplin||New tramways for 2015|
|926 February 2015||Micah Bergdale||Comment: Engaging the customer is the challenge...|
|926 February 2015||Will Marshall||Record-breaking advances in traction power|
|926 February 2015||Vic Simons||LRT's big bang in the US oil capital|
|926 February 2015||Paul Rowen||Regional devolution: A new future for UK light rail?|
|926 February 2015||Neil Pulling||Systems Factfile 89 - Rhein-Neckar Light Rail, Germany|
|926 February 2015||Mike Russell||Classic Trams: Amsterdam's museum line|
|925 January 2015||Vic Simons||Calgary: Success breeds ambition|
|925 January 2015||Scott McIntosh||Tram Design: Issues And Constraints|
|925 January 2015||Régine Charvet Pello||Multi-Sensory Transport|
|925 January 2015||Mark Terry & Clive Pennington||Technology, Reliability and Resilience|
|925 January 2015||Alexey Maslov||Inside the 'Bat-Tram' (Uraltransmash R1)|
|925 January 2015||Paul Priestman||The New Tube: 'Creating a Sense of Place Is Critical'|
|925 January 2015||Julia Wahnsiedler||Is Hydrogen the Holy Grail for Off Wire Operation?|
|925 January 2015||Neil Pulling||Systems Factfile 88 - Helsinki, Finland|
|925 January 2015||Mike Russell||Classic Trams: Gotha's Double Anniversary|
Earlier years articles lists:- 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.
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, c/o LRTA, PO Box 26, Sawtry, PE28 5WY, United Kingdom. - or by email at email@example.com
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