Analysis

A boost for Russian trams?

16 Dec 2016

The federal subsidy programme for Russian tram and trolleybus manufacturers is coming to an end. But how much of an effect has it had? The end of 2016 marks the end of a 1bn rouble project to support the Russian tram and ... more

Towards the Metro of the Future

28 Oct 2016

RGTV: Automation, costs and reliability will be touchstones of metro development over the next 15 to 20 years, according to the panellists convened by the Railway Gazette Group for our latest interactive live ... more

A UITP study showed that the opening of route T3 in Paris contributed to a decrease of 25% in car use on the route.

Safeguarding the competitiveness of light rail

26 Oct 2016

With the rise of non-rail ‘electro-mobility’ and new approaches to urban transport such as car sharing and taxi apps, light rail and trams are facing increased competition. Where should the rail supply industry put its focus to ensure the attractiveness and competitiveness of light rail vehicles? ... more