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The Light Rail Transit Association’s magazine is widely regarded as the definitive light rail journal and is essential reading for all concerned with urban transport and planning. T & UT is published on the third Friday of every month and is full of news, features and articles about light rail and urban transit systems around the world.

Read how cities are transforming themselves with modern modes of urban transit — making them better places to live, work, shop and play — enabling civilised life without the dominance of the motor car.

The LRTA also publishes an historical magazine Tramway Review, further information here.

The November T&UT issue (No 995) has been dispatched.

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The November T&UT issue (No 995 -->

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Article list for 2020 Vol. 83, earlier years lists are linked below

January 2020 2019 index
985 January 2020George Lowder MBEUKTRAM:Driving A UK Agenda
985 January 2020Clive Pennington and Olga EvstafyevaTowards 'Intelligent Infrastructure'
985 January 2020Philippe Bernard and Derek SmallTram-Train: Making New Connections
985 January 2020Neil PullingSystems Factfile 147 - Helsinki, Finland
985 January 2020Mike RussellClassic Trams: Brno's Big Tramway Party Part 2
986 February 2020Simon Johnston & Tony StreeterComment: Now is the time to turn words into action
986 February 2020Mike Taplinnew tramways for 2020
986 February 2020Vic SimonsUps and Downs in Denver
986 February 2020Reg HarmanWhat's your tramway really worth
986 February 2020Neil PullingSystems Factfile 148 - Berlin, Germany
986 February 2020Mike RussellClassic Trams: Gotha's double anniversary
987 March 2020Professor Glenn LyonsThe future of mobility: Planning for the unwritten future
987 March 2020Oliver DoyleBringing LRT to Mautitius
987 March 2020Simon JohnstonRebuilding in Bucharest
987 March 2020Neil PullingSystems Factfile 149 - Strasbourg, France
987 March 2020Mike RussellClassic Trams: Blackpool's tram legacy Pt. 1
988 April 2020colin Robey UKtramMaking tramway delivery quicker and more cost-efficient
988 April 2020Mike TaplinTram orders 2020
988 April 2020 Safety: Tramway crossings
988 April 2020Marcos Espanol of Tranvía ZaragozaDepots:Zaragoza; A test bench for the future
988 April 2020Neil PullingSystems Factfile 150 - Den Haag, The Netherlands
988 April 2020Mike RussellClassic Trams: Blackpool's tram legacy Pt. 2
989 May 2020 News Special Focus: COVID-19 impacts
989 May 2020Morgan LyonsWHACK-A-MOLE: A lousy crisis strategy
989 May 2020Julia WahnsiedlerNext generation LRT: Doha
989 May 2020Dr Rob CarrollAccessibility: Can tram-train bridge the gap?
989 May 2020Daniel PykeTrack masterclass: Not all rail is created equal
989 May 2020Neil PullingSystems Factfile 151 - Brandenburg an der Havel, Germany
989 May 2020Mike RussellClassic Trams: Leipzig's new tram museum
990 June 2020Alistair Gordon, CEO Keolis UKComment: Learning lessons for the future
990 June 2020Reuven LevyJerusalem LRT: Meeting the Covid-19 challenge
990 June 2020Matt JohnstonThe need for investment: Making the case after coronavirus
990 June 2020Neil PullingSystems Factfile 152 - Caen, France
990 June 2020Mike RussellClassic oerations and the pandemic
991 July 2020Morgan LyonsThe path to recovery: A new destination for transit
991 July 2020Daniel PykeRail masterclass: Why rails don't last forever
991 July 2020Michael TaplinThe french tramway phenomenon. Pt 1
991 July 2020Neil PullingSystems Factfile 153 - Rotterdam, The Netherlands
991 July 2020Mike RussellClassic Trams: Splendid saxon survivors Pt 1
992 August 2020 Morocco: Expanding complex LRT networks
992 August 2020Luc KoenotRussia: A (cautious) tram revival? Part 1
992 August 2020Michael TaplinThe french tramway phenomenon. Pt 2
992 August 2020Neil PullingSystems Factfile 154 - Budapest, Hungary
992 August 2020Mike RussellStuttgart's dual festival
993 Sept. 2020Karin SchwarzVienna: A Euro a day keeps the climate crisis at bay
993 Sept. 2020Nicola Small & Dr Nick MallinsonVLR: Coventry's vision for future mobility
993 Sept. 2020Luc KoenotRail masterclass: Second chances count
993 Sept. 2020Neil PullingSystems Factfile 155 - Ulm, Germany
993 Sept. 2020Mac GardnerClassic Trams: Return to Dunedin
994 Oct.2020Mathew TaylorLRT costs: be careful what you read...
994 Oct.2020 Tyne & Wear Metro: 40 yeaars and counting. Part 1
994 Oct.2020Daniel PykeRussia: A (cautious) tram revival? Part 2
994 Oct.2020Neil PullingSystems Factfile 156 - Nottingham, UK
994 Oct.2020Mike RussellClassic Trams: The T2 story. Part 1
995 November 2020Paul ComfortComment: Children in transport
995 November 2020Tobyn Hughes and Martin KearneyTyne & Wear Metro: 40 yeaars and counting. Part 2
995 November 2020Phil Hewitt Israel: Cross-country connections
995 November 2020Beverley NielsenBristol Biomethane: A new fuel future?
995 November 2020Neil PullingSystems Factfile 157 - MTR Light Rail - Hong Kong SAR, China
995 November 2020Mike RussellClassic Trams: The T2 story. Part 2
996 December 2020LA Metro CEO Phil Washington / Vic SimonsLA: Building back better in action
996 December 2020Tony StreeterBerlin’s route to net zero
996 December 2020Stephen Lewis Rail Masterclass: Breaking out of the groove?
996 December 2020Neil PullingSystems Factfile 158 - Around the Pearl River Delta, China
996 December 2020Mike RussellClassic Trams: The T2 story. Part 3

Earlier years articles lists:- 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009* 2008 2007 2006 2005** 2004** 2003** 2002** 2001**
* one article available as a pdf
** some articles available to read as web pages.

List of selected articles from 1999 to 2005 available to read as web pages.

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