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Bolzano tram scheme moves ahead

Bolzano tram scheme moves ahead

Celebrations were seen in the Italian city of Bolzano on 15 December, as the first Railjet train link to the Austrian cities of Innsbruck, Salzburg, Linz and Wien (Vienna) was introduced.

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Enhancing safety

Enhancing safety

TAUT examines the role of technology and human factors in improving passenger safety on urban tramway systems.

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Florence T2: A modern masterpiece

Florence T2: A modern masterpiece

The Tuscan capital is world-renowned as the birthplace of the Renaissance, but with its latest addition Alessandro Fantechi and Giovanni Mantovani show how the city is becoming a leader in the art of the modern tramway.

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Safety in Stuttgart

Safety in Stuttgart

Reinhold Schröter of Stuttgarter Straßenbahnen talks to TAUT about how serious incidents in previous decades have helped shape the city’s light rail system of today.

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A tramway for the Potteries?

A tramway for the Potteries?

Reg Harman explores the viability of a tramway scheme for the Stoke-on-Trent area, linked to wider initiatives to reinvigorate this world-famous region.

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Tel Aviv’s LRT dream

Tel Aviv’s LRT dream

TAUT revisits one of the largest and most ambitious LRT projects in the world to review progress five years on and look at what the future holds.

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Revitalising Milwaukee

Revitalising Milwaukee

Vic Simons visits Wisconsin to explore another example of the modern US streetcar being used as an urban regeneration tool.

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UK barriers to progress

UK barriers to progress

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.

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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