Tramways and Urban Transit August 2020

Tramways and Urban Transit

Tramways and Urban Transit August 2020

INSIDE THE August ISSUE:

MOROCCO’s GROWING LRT CITIES
The future projects planned to grow the successful networks in Rabat and Casablanca.

RUSSIA: A CAUTIOUS REVIVAL
Luc Koenot begins his detailed two-part article with a review of the manufacturing sector and the current situation in Moscow.

THE FRENCH TRAM PHENOMENON
Michael Taplin concludes his survey of the modern light rail revolution in France, covering systems from Rouen to Nancy.

SYSTEM FACTFILE: BUDAPEST
Neil Pulling explores one of the world’s great tram cities, looking at recent projects that have brought greater network cohesion.

CLASSICS TRAMS: STUTTGART
Mike Russell reports from the celebrations held to mark 60 years of a city tramway icon.

HEADLINES

Austin approves LRT expansion;
Huangpu tramway opens;
Search begins for Ontario line partners;
NY MTA faces ‘worst financial crisis in its history’;
Karlsruhe completes major city tram works;
Coronavirus could increase new scheme costs by ‘over 20%’.