Tramways and Urban Transit October 2022

Tramways and Urban Transit

Tramways and Urban Transit October 2022


INSIDE THE OCTOBER ISSUE:

FROM LEGACY TO MODERNITY
Yarra Trams’ Ian Hopkins explores some of the innovative ideas leading Melbourne’s iconic tramway through the 21st Century.

‘WE LIVE IN A VOLATILE WORLD…’
It’s all change on the Tyne and Wear Metro. Nexus COO Martin Kearney shares his current challenges – and enthusiasm for the future – with Simon Johnston.

THE ESOTERIC ART OF RISK
Do we really understand the term risk? Andy Shaw of Nottingham Trams sheds a little light on the topic of risk management.

A STRATEGY FOR THE FUTURE
James Hammett of UKTram on the bold plan to secure a sustainable future for light rail.

SYSTEMS FACTILE: LILLE
Neil Pulling reports from one of France’s oldest tramways, due to make a return to greater prominence in the city.

CLASSIC TRAMS: PORTO’S 150 YEARS
Mike Russell on the events held to mark the inauguration of tramway operation in Iberia.

HEADLINES

CAF wins order for MBTA Type 10 LRVs as FTA imposes ‘special directives’ over safety;
EUR670m for Rome’s light rail;
London accepts two-year GBP1.2bn base funding deal;
Spanish cut-price tickets follow German 9-Euro scheme;
Halle orders 56 new trams;
Saudi Arabia signs Alstom development partnership;
Audit identifies holes in Dublin MetroLink business case.

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