Vic Simons visits Wisconsin to explore another example of the modern US streetcar being used as an urban regeneration tool.read more
UK light rail projects can be difficult to get off the ground, but in Europe they’re flourishing.
Tim Kendell analyses the barriers, both real and perceived, to further development of the mode.
Noise and vibration modelling is a key element in the planning and design of urban rail systems, and the issues are multiplied when you venture underground….read more
Most tramways are localised units, but Strasbourg and Basel have crossed key boundaries to help realise multi-national ambitions for light rail as a tool in urban strategy. Reg Harman finds out how.read more
Thomas Lorent, Head of the Transit Steering Group at Pandrol, looks at the issues of noise and vibration related to urban rail transport and how the latest innovations in track design are ensuring a more harmonious relationship between residents and rail transport.read more
Metrolink’s latest tram order promises greater comfort as work on the system’s newest line progresses.read more
Creating comfortable environments is vital to attracting passengers. TAUT discovers how designers are taking all five senses into account when conceiving both vehicles and infrastructure.read more
With public service now underway, Tim Kendell and Ian Ambrose relate some of the challenges in delivering the UK’s tram-train pilot – and the lessons that can be shared across the industry.read more
SPT’s Charles Hoskins talks TAUT through some of the major projects
being delivered on the Glasgow Subway that will ensure that it is not only fit
for the future, but become a class-leading pioneer for the UK.
The issue of noise and vibration in the interaction between track and vehicles on light rail and metro systems is a major challenge for both authorities and operators – Marcel Ujfaluši discusses how this can be reduced.read more