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Germany confirms pandemic response funding

An emergency rescue package for local transport worth EUR2.5bn – part of a wider national stimulus deal of EUR130bn for 2020-21 – was announced by the German federal government on 3 June.

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Redefining the Nantes tramway

Redefining the Nantes tramway

Design agency RCP has worked on many urban transport projects in France, specialising in detailed examination of the passenger experience to deliver high-quality, attractive and sustainable solutions.

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Learning lessons for the future

Alistair Gordon, CEO of public transport operator Keolis UK, explains why light rail can no longer be of lower strategic importance to our transportation networks.

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Tramway crossings

Tramway crossings

TAUT talks to industry experts to explore the key design considerations for one of the most important tramway interfaces.

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New tramways for 2020

New tramways for 2020

Michael Taplin looks at the prospects for new tramway openings this year, with new lines around the world due to open – and a few hanging over from 2019.

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Tram-train: Making new connections

Tram-train: Making new connections

Philippe Bernard and Derek Small from SYSTRA, and Stephen Ware from TSP Projects, a SYSTRA company, examine the benefits of tram-train with case studies from France and the UK.

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Rail Live!

Rail Live!

Rail Live! is now firmly positioned as one of the world’s most exciting rail events. This event brings top tier leaders of the rail industry together to discuss topics critical to future developments in the premium conference, alongside an action-packed exhibition which attracts the full rail supply chain.

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European Light Rail Congress 2021 – Zaragoza

European Light Rail Congress 2021 – Zaragoza

The European Light Rail Congress brings together leading opinion-formers and decision-makers from across Europe for two days of debate around the role of technology in the development of sustainable urban travel.

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Your night to shine?

Your night to shine?

The Global Light Rail Awards is tomorrow (2 October) – will this be your night to shine? Join the industry in celebrating light rail excellence and innovation over the past 12 months.

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APTA EXPO

Held just once every three years, APTA EXPO is the world’s largest showcase of technology, products, and services related to the public transportation industry.

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Heritage calendar highlights

A number of cities are to host tempting events for those interested in heritage tramway operations this year; among them Antwerp, the Rittnerbahn in Italy, and Zürich.

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SmartRail Europe

SmartRail Europe

SmartRail Europe – 5-6 April 2017, Amsterdam – is the annual show for railway infrastructure managers, train operating companies, system and data integrators and technology suppliers to create the digital railway of the future.

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