UK Metro & Light Rail Systems 2nd Edition

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A new 2019-published edition of the Platform 5 guide to the rolling stock of London Underground and all public-carrier light rail and metro systems in the UK. Includes complete fleet lists and technical data for all trams and metro vehicles vehicles in service, plus engineers’ fleets, on-track machines and preserved vehicles. UK Metro & Light Rail Systems covers the following:

  • London Underground
  • Blackpool & Fleetwood Tramway
  • Docklands Light Railway
  • Edinburgh Trams
  • Glasgow Subway
  • Greater Manchester Metrolink
  • London Tramlink
  • Nottingham Express Transit
  • South Yorkshire Supertram
  • Tyne & Wear Metro
  • West Midlands Metro

For every London Underground line and light rail/metro undertaking, a general introduction provides a brief history of each line and details of day-to-day operations including service frequencies, operating times and depot/maintenance information. Further details of fares and ticketing requirements are provided and, where applicable, future plans for each line or network.

This introduction is followed by detailed fleet lists with tabulated technical data and unit formations. Technical specifications are explained using notes and appendices. Includes specially commissioned and updated maps for this publication and the book is well illustrated throughout using colour photography. UK Metro & Light Rail Systems is a useful source of reference and a valuable addition to any book collection.

160 Pages. A5 Size.

New for this edition:

  • New Glasgow Subway cars;
  • 27 Additional Manchester Metrolink trams;
  • Updated maps, showing planned extensions for Edinburgh and Birmingham;
  • Coverage of the introduction of tram-train services in South Yorkshire;
  • Expanded Preserved Underground Stock section including hauled coaching stock.
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