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Electrifying the Limmittalbahn

Electrifying the Limmittalbahn

In August, the ground-breaking ceremony took place for the new Limmattalbahn tram route linking the growing urban conurbations in the Limmattal Valley, stretching north-west of Zurich.

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OLE Design Principles

OLE Design Principles

TAUT examines the tools and methods that electrification designers and installers use to create efficient and aesthetically pleasing overhead contact wire systems.

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The 12th UK Light Rail Conference

The 12th UK Light Rail Conference

The 12th UK Light Rail Conference took place at the University of Manchester on 18-19 July, with over 260 delegates debating key issues on the future of the mode, and with presentations and panel debates on core strategic, technical and operational issues.

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L.A. light rail on the move

L.A. light rail on the move

Since our summer 2016 visit to Los Angeles, plans for the new urban streetcar have moved forward considerably and the recrntly-approved Measure M sales tax will act as a significant project accelerator for many other LRT schemes. Vic Simons reports.

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