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An intelligent future

An intelligent future

With benefits for operators, passengers and the bottom line, the application of Artificial Intelligence and automation to public transport is a question of ‘when’ not ‘if’. Lanna Blyth digs a little deeper into the reasons why.

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25 years of DART Light Rail

25 years of DART Light Rail

From a ‘starter line’ in June 1996 to today’s sprawling 150km (93-mile) network, DART Light Rail is one of the great success stories of the modern LRT era. TAUT explores how the network has helped to transform the way that North Texans travel, work, and live.

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‘Our future is fareless’

‘Our future is fareless’

As LA Metro prepares to put its fare-free initiative before the board, outgoing CEO Phil Washington tells TAUT how he believes this will become the national norm in five to ten years’ time.

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Powering trams (part two)

Powering trams (part two)

David Gibson concludes his two-part survey of modern LRT electrification, looking at some alternatives to the overhead wire.

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Global Light Rail Awards 2016

Global Light Rail Awards 2016

New UK Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport Paul Maynard told the Global Light Rail Awards on 5 October “you definitely have a supporter here today”.

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Ffestiniog Travel – 2017 dedicated tram tours

Ffestiniog Travel – 2017 dedicated tram tours

Tour operator Ffestiniog Travel has extended its escorted holiday programme to include more dedicated tram tours in the UK and Europe. It offers a chance to indulge your hobby within a relaxed, informative and organised holiday shared with fellow enthusiasts.

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SafeRail Congress

The 7th annual SafeRail congress is the only dedicated congress for all stakeholdersinvolved in the operational safety, digital and physical security on the US railroad andtransit network.

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SmartRail Europe

SmartRail Europe is the annual show for railway infrastructure managers, train operating companies, systemand data integrators and technology suppliers to create the digital railway of the future.

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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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