Tramways and Urban Transit February 2022

Tramways and Urban Transit

Tramways and Urban Transit February 2022


INSIDE THE FEBRUARY ISSUE:

CAN ‘FARE-FREE’ REALLY BE FREE?
Morgan Lyons delves into the different perspectives of the value of transit, exploring the current fareless travel debates.

FORCHBAHN: FIT FOR THE FUTURE
110 years old in 2022, this Swiss interburban has ambitious modernisation plans, as Andrew Thompson discovers.

DEVELOPMENTS IN PHOENIX
With a new urban streetcar line about to launch and further LRT expansion underway, Vic Simons visits Arizona.

WHERE NEXT FOR WELLINGTON?
Neil Pulling examines the latest mass transit proposals for New Zealand’s capital.

SYSTEMS FACTILE: KRAKÓW
Neil Pulling reviews developments on this extensive tramway in southern Poland.

CLASSIC TRAMS: RUSSIA’S SURVIVORS
Mike Russell surveys some original and recreated heritage cars on Russian tramways.

HEADLINES

Chinese cities open 565km of new metro lines in December;
Karlsruhe inaugurates EUR1.5bn tram subway;
Leipzig, Görlitz and Zwickau join forces for rolling stock renewals;
Wuyi launches the first stage of its new tourist tramway;
EUR3bn for Italian rail projects;
Puebla – Cholula tram-train service suspended;
Five-year investment programme for Russia’s regional tramways.

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