Tramways and Urban Transit October 2020

Tramways and Urban Transit

Tramways and Urban Transit October 2020

INSIDE THE OCTOBER ISSUE:

LRT COST MYTHS BUSTED
Mathew Taylor explains just a few of the reasons why ‘back of a napkin’ costings for LRT schemes can do more harm than good.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY METRO!
TAUT begins a two-part celebration of the UK’s LRT pioneer, looking at the genesis and recent rebirth of the Tyne and Wear Metro.

SECOND CHANCES COUNT…
In the third part of our rail masterclass series, Daniel Pyke explores and contrasts tramway maintenance philosophies.

SYSTEM FACTFILE NOTTINGHAM
Neil Pulling revisits Nottingham to explore how NET has attracted significant local support for further expansion.

CLASSIC TRAMS: THE TATRA T II
Mike Russell begins his chronicles of the life of this significant Eastern European tramcar.

HEADLINES

VDV Tram-Train tender released;
Muni Metro closed until 2021;
LA to accelerate rail projects;
Jena chooses Stadler’s Tramlink;
Phuket LRT delayed by two years.

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