Tramways and Urban Transit February 2023

Tramways and Urban Transit

Tramways and Urban Transit February 2023


INSIDE THE FEBRUARY ISSUE:

ALEXANDRIA’S REVIVAL
The wholesale rehabilitation of the 160-year-old Raml line aims to quadruple passenger numbers in Egypt’s second city.

PROGRESS IN PLZEŇ
Light rail in this Czech city has a long history – and a bright future of growth and renewal, reports Andrew Thompson.

GMUNDEN: A TRAMWAY REBORN
Austria’s shortest urban tramway has been revitalised and transformed by its recent connection to one of Europe’s oldest overland railways.

SYSTEMS FACTFILE: PITTSBURGH
Vic Simons explores a diverse US LRT system which has evolved from a once-massive network of streetcar and interurban lines.

CLASSIC TRAMS: ASVI’S ANNIVERSARY
Mike Russell reviews recent events to mark the 50th anniversary of Belgium’s ASVi.

HEADLINES

Metro and tram openings in 11 Chinese cities;
Limmattalbahn – Switzerland’s newest tramway;
Boston’s Green line reaches Medford;
Stadler delivers first VDV tram-train mock-up;
Final trams run in Ust-Ilimsk;
Bangladesh opens its first metro;
Scottish Government confirms ambitions for Glasgow and Edinburgh;
Green line LRV prototype displayed in Calgary;
Re-gauged Waldenburgerbahn re-opens to passengers.

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