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Melbourne’s iconic fleet comes full circle

Melbourne’s iconic fleet comes full circle

Bendigo Tramways in Victoria, Australia, has been carrying out the restoration and refurbishment of Melbourne’s iconic City Circle fleet for a few years now, with the latest vehicle relaunched being 102-year old Tram no.7.

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Tramway current demand

Tramway current demand

David Gibson gives an overview of the power requirements of a modern tram, and offers suggestions on how that demand can be reduced through onboard energy storage.

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125 years of the MER

125 years of the MER

As the Manx Electric Railway approaches its 125th anniversary, Andrew Scarffe looks back over its long – and sometimes unlikely – history and forward to an exciting week of special events.

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Light rail in Denmark

Light rail in Denmark

Following the inaugurations in Aarhus, TAUT explores the two other key light rail developments in Denmark – in Odense and Copenhagen.

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Denmark’s LRT revolution

Denmark’s LRT revolution

The East Jutland city of Aarhus is the first in Denmark to reinstate modern LRT service, with a network that uses both street-running and tram-train operation. TAUT reports.

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Staying safe in a digital world

Staying safe in a digital world

System interconnectivity can have huge benefits, but with tighter regulations on data breaches coming in 2018, what are the risks and responsibilities for operators and maintainers?

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Luxtram: A capital idea

Luxtram: A capital idea

Francis Wagner reports from the opening of Luxembourg’s modern tramway, the first stage of a transformational multi-modal programme for the European capital.

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Connecting Cambridge

Connecting Cambridge

Cambridge has major transport issues to overcome to cope with predicted growth. Lanna Blyth outlines a light rail solution for an ancient city with fiercely protected heritage.

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