Tramways and Urban Transit December 2020

Tramways and Urban Transit

Tramways and Urban Transit December 2020

INSIDE THE DECEMBER ISSUE:

BUILDING BACK BETTER IN ACTION
Metro CEO Phil Washington explains how LA County is driving urban rail expansion – and his ambitions for a fareless future.

BERLIN’S ROUTE TONET ZERO
Tony Streeter explores the German capital’s rationale for backing tramway development as a solution to congestion and air quality.

BREAKING OUT OF THE GROOVE
In our latest Rail Masterclass Stephen Lewis considers some of the current theories around the problematic issue of rail breaks.

SYSTEM FACTFILE SPECIAL: LRT IN THE PEARL RIVER DELTA
Neil Pulling explores the growth of both metros and wire-free tramways in China’s rapidly-developing southern region.

CLASSIC TRAMS: THE TATRA T II
Concluding his three-part history, Mike Russell looks at the cars in active preservation.

HEADLINES

Mengzi opens China’s 20th tramway;
Further emergency grants for UK systems;
Cincinnati streetcar goes fare-free;
Wiesbaden tram plans derailed;
Sinara-Škoda joint venture wins major Moskva tram order.

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