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From Milan's legendary cauldron of football, to Italy's largest wholesale food markets, via the Duomo - the traditional way to get to San Siro Stadium, Tram 16

The fastest way, since 2015, to get to Milan’s legendary San Siro football stadium is the lilac M5 Metro line, with the terminus of the line at San Siro completed just April this year – the year of Expo 2015 in Milan. 287 more words


Bombardier's Battery Technology

I have just found this timely article in the Rail Engineer entitled Battery-Powered Tram Record.

It is a detailed technical article about batteries and their application to Bombardier’s new trams in Germany. 10 more words


Quiet in the suburbs

The picture the world is getting of life in a paralysed Brussels is a little overstated. Perhaps it’s a result of the massive concentration of journalists who normally report arcane policy battles – but don’t know very much about the town’s daily life. 397 more words


Where did my high tops go last week?

Monday 16th – Sunday 22nd November 2015

Last week it was the start of my final exams for the year so my high tops took some very nervous trips to college on the light rail. 13 more words

High Tops

Vote to be held on Tram extension

Edinburgh councillors will vote tomorrow (Thursday) on whether to extend Edinburgh’s current tram network to Leith and Newhaven.

Despite  work on the original tramlines concluding only two years ago, Labour are believed to be strongly in favour of the controversial plans which would cost a further £162 million and have an estimated completion date in 2021. 189 more words


The Sky Ride

I was twelve, or thirteen, busting out all over and quiet at the same time.  Testing the waters, with my feathered hair and lip-gloss.  I wore my 501 button-down jeans and a black Jack Daniels tee shirt and we piled into the car and took a long ride to a  theme park.  468 more words