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Luton DART work begins

Construction has officially started on the 2.1km (1.3-mile) DART (Direct Air to Rail Transit) project connecting London Luton Airport with Luton Airport Parkway station.

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Tramway stables saved

The Isle of Man’s Tramway Terrace stables have been bought for IMP600 000 (EUR682 000) by the Department of Infrastructure.

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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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Rethinking Chicago Transit

Rethinking Chicago Transit

Mark Walbrun and John Krause have a radical proposal to re-establish streetcar service in the Windy City, once a US light rail pioneer. TAUT examines the plan.

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Intermodal 2016

Intermodal 2016

Can coherent and efficient integrated travel strategies be developed across all modes that satisfy all parties and bring us more in line with the needs of the passenger? TAUT reports from two days of debate in the UK city of Nottingham.

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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