Tramways and Urban Transit August 2021

Tramways and Urban Transit

Tramways and Urban Transit August 2021


INSIDE THE AUGUST ISSUE:

KIELS TRANSPORT OF THE FUTURE
Addressing climate change targets, this German city is studying two alternatives for its regional transport network: tram and BRT.

COVENTRY VLR ON TRACK
With trials beginning soon, Nicola Small of Coventry City Council updates TAUT on the next key steps for Very Light Rail.

MAKING LRT EVEN GREENER
Pandrols Thomas Lorent describes what the company is doing to reduce emissions in track construction and maintenance.

TRACKS OF TRANSFORMATION: 25 YEARS OF DART RAIL
Morgan Lyons delves into the history of Dallas Area Rapid Transit as the North Texan transit agency celebrates a quarter-century of remarkable LRT growth.

SYSTEMS FACTFILE: JENA
Tony Streeter reports on preparations for a new low-floor fleet in this Thuringian city.

CLASSIC TRAMS: CRICH UNDER COVID
The UK’s National Tramway Museum has faced one of the most serious crises in its 60-year existence as a result of the pandemic. Mike Russell reports.

HEADLINES

Expansion on nine Chinese systems in June – and Jiaxing opens its new tramway;
Ruhrbahn order sees CAF enter the German Stadtbahn market;
LRT ‘key’ to sustainable housing development;
Australian cities cautioned over ‘unproven trackless trams’.

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