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CAD12bn to fund GTA rail projects

CAD12bn to fund GTA rail projects

Following negotiations with provincial and municipal leaders, on 11 May Canada’s Federal Government committed 40% of the USD26.8bn (EUR18.23bn) required to progress four ‘shovel-ready’ rail projects in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) in what is claimed to be the ‘largest investment in public transit in the GTA’s history’.

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Berlin’s last Tatras

Berlin’s last Tatras

Friday 7 May marked the last day of Tatra operation in Berlin (Germany), when four two-car trains of KT4D ran from Marzahn depot.

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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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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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