Tramways and Urban Transit November 2021

Tramways and Urban Transit

Tramways and Urban Transit November 2021


INSIDE THE NOVEMBER ISSUE:

DRAFTING A UK LRT STRATEGY
Authorities, operators and regulators gather to shape the steps required for a blueprint for future light rail development in the UK.

EUROPEAN LIGHT RAIL CONGRESS
As the industry continues its return to in-person events, Geoff Butler rounds up the highlights of two busy days in Zaragoza.

A VIEW OF OUR DIGITAL FUTURE
Improved efficiency and better engagement – Siemens Mobility shows how digital tools can help restore confidence in light rail.

WHO MANAGES OUR SAFETY?
Independent verification or approval by the state? Tony Streeter explores the issues around light rail safety regulation.

SYSTEMS FACTFILE: OLSZTYN
Andrew Thompson explores Poland’s newest tramway as it introduces a new fleet and embarks upon significant expansion.

CLASSIC TRAMS: LIBEREC
Mike Russell and Luc Koenot mark the end of regular metre-gauge service in this Czech city after almost 126 years.

HEADLINES

Constantine’s tramway expands;
Metro plans feature in Glasgow’s GBP30bn ‘greenprint’;
Zürich unveils its 2050 tram-metro vision;
New derailment forces closures in Ottawa;
Further recovery funding for US transit;
Guangzhou opens its latest high-speed express metro.

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