With more than 60% of the urban tramway systems concentrated in the USSR and Eastern Europe, there is considerable scope for widespread standardization of tramcars. The author describes how progress in standardization has been achieved through strong central planning. Czechoslovakia and the USSR now supply 90% of all tramcars for East European undertakings.

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    IPC Transport Press, Limited

    Dorset House, Stamford Street
    London SE1 9LU,   England 
  • Authors:
    • TAPLIN, M
  • Publication Date: 1976-7

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Subject/Index Terms

  • TRT Terms: Light rail transit; Technology
  • Geographic Terms: Europe
  • Subject Areas: Operations and Traffic Management; Passenger Transportation; Public Transportation; Railroads; Vehicles and Equipment;

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00139534
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Union of Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 26 1981 12:00AM