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A Note from An Appreciative Visitor!

  • Posted On: 6 February 2021

Happy Saturday! (6th February) As a Mom I'm reaching out to let The World Alliance of Tourist Trams & Trains know your Links page was a big help to my daughter Kerri and a school project she's working on.

With all the uncertainty still happening with COVID-19, Kerri's school has moved all their work to virtual classrooms online. It's been quite the transition for sure this school year, but I'm doing my best to help Kerri with her homework to ensure she doesn't fall behind!

Right now I'm helping her with a transportation project for her social studies class; they're learning about the history of transportation, the pioneers who changed travel and important moments in transportation history. Your page led us to some great websites to check out and include, so Kerri and I wanted to make sure we thanked you.


16th UIC Covid-19 Task Force web-conference held on 26 January 2021

  • Posted On: 27 January 2021

The 16th meeting of the UIC Covid-19 Task Force was attended remotely on 26 January 2021 by around 50 participants from across the globe.

Marc Guigon, Chair of the Task Force, welcomed the participants and gave an overview of presentations to come, with a particular focus on technical solutions for vaccination certificates and how the various vaccination campaigns will have an impact on the pandemic.

A series of interesting presentations were delivered by representatives from DSB (Danish Railways), the ICC (International Chamber of Commerce), CIT (International Rail Transport Committee) various UIC members and the consultancy Consilium GCV.


WATTRAIN December 2020 Newsletter now available.

  • Posted On: 19 January 2021
WATTRAIN December 2020 Newsletter now available

 

  • This edition of the WATTRAIN Newsletter focusses on WATTRAIN’s newest members in India.
  • The following Press release and testimonials outline the vision of the creators and supports of TRAM World Kolkata. 
  • We take a look at preparations and activity at the Railway At The End Of The World. 
  • And keep updated on Sustainable Steam projects

The UIC Covid-19 Task Force has published a new state-of-the-art entitled “Contamination Rates on Trains”.(UIC)

  • Posted On: 17 December 2020

The latest state-of-the-art document entitled Contamination Rates on Trains, produced by the UIC Covid-19 Task Force with the help of its members, has just been published:

https://bit.ly/2W0ax1N


West Bengal Transport Corporation ( Calcutta Tramways company)..and an appeal!

  • Posted On: 16 December 2020
Kolkata (Calcutta )Tramways is a living heritage site under threat. Historic public transportation system that out-survives trams in many international cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, London, Melbourne. In Calcutta, the tram was established in 1873. This is a unique mass transport system in Asia that was never discontinued....

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