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    High plaltforms on Cleveland R.T.A?

    Given that the Cleveland light rail runs entirely on reserve, with no stops in the street environment, and even shares tracks with a subway, one might wonder why it doesn't have high platform loading. It may be a legacy systems, but so is the Pittsburgh light rail, which has converted to mostly...
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    Ramped/raised curb lane streetcar stops

    In Melbourne we have a rebuilt a few tram stops so as to improve access to both high and low floor trams simply by raising the curb lane so as the be (almost) the same height above the TOR as the entrances. The first such stop was on Danks street in a bayside suburb called Albert Park...
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    Another pivoting bogie low floor tram has arrived in Melbourne!

    Here in Melbourne, the capital of the Australian state of Victoria, we are introducing a new type of low floor tram, which is sometimes called the Flexity-Melbourne. It's based on the 70% low floor Flexity Swift, but, like the Skoda ForCity introduced before, with ramp access to the raised...



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