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Magdeburg still feels flooding pain

Magdeburg still feels flooding pain

This city in Saxony-Anhalt has now largely completed repairs to major tramway damage caused in 2013 – but there is still no date for the last of them. Tony Streeter reports.

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Phoenix light rail takes flight again

Phoenix light rail takes flight again

Following years of planning to develop a more complete transit network, the greater Phoenix area is moving from a single light rail line to a network with a new modern streetcar added to the mix. Vic Simons reports from the Valley of the Sun.

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Chemnitz: The model matures

Chemnitz: The model matures

City and regional authorities in eastern Germany are making huge strides with a trailblazing tram-train project. Tony Streeter provides an update.

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New tramways for 2017

New tramways for 2017

Michael Taplin presents his annual round-up of the new tramways planned to open over the next 12 months… perhaps as many as 21.

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UK Light Rail Awards 2014

‘Light rail is a success story in the UK that needs to be replicated in more cities’, UK Minister of State told those assembled at the UK Light Rail Awards.

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SmartRail Asia

SmartRail Asia

The SmartRail Asia team have worked with Thailand’s number 1 railway publication,ThaiTRANS to put together an official SmartRail Asia magazine packed with interviews and features with some of the leading industry figures within the Asian rail industry. With so much investment in South East Asian rail, this magazine will uncover the latest opportunities and new projects profiled at the SmartRail Asia show later in the year. In this edition, we speak to: Ms. Soithip Traisuth, Permanent Secretary for Transport, Thailand Mr. Yongsit Rojsrikul, Governor, Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand Mr. Jamroon Tungpaisarnkit, Chairman, SRT Electrified Train Co., Ltd. Download the magazine SmartRail Asia will host over 3,000 visitors and a high-level congress for a maximum of 250 railway and government executives in Bangkok this November. Further local partnerships with associations such as Thai Electrical & Mechanical Contractors Association (TEMCA) have been established by the event, which is also co-located with The Engineering Institution of Thailand (EIT)’s Engineering Expo 2014, and Securtech ASEAN 2014. SmartRail Asia is set to be: “The most important gathering of consultants, contractors and engineers in the region this year.” – Ali Adam, Advisory Committee member and Chairman, Arcadia Engineering Make sure that you do not miss out and book your free exhibition pass today. Click here to register.  All Tramways and Urban Transit readers are entitled to a 15% discount. To claim, please enter TRAM15 when registering. Click here to learn more:... read more