The 2002 Light Rail Conference and Exhibition is to be held from 22 to 24 October 2002 in Manchester.

Light Rail 2002 will include a conference and exhibition. Exhibiting companies will include those electrifying urban transport, manufacturers, designers, engineers, consultants, promoters, contractors.

In parallel to the exhibition, there is a professional conference.

The two main days of the conference will focus on the 10 years of Manchester Metrolink and on other developments worldwide, including hardware and software advances.

The third day will offer technical visits in the Manchester area.

Full details of the conference will be announced shortly. In the meantime, offers of papers for presentation at the conference will be considered by the programme committee.

For more information, or to receive the exhibition or delegate pack or conference programme, contact:

Transport Science Ltd, 26 Hope Street, Liverpool L1 9BX, England
Phone: 0151 707 0100. Fax: 0151 707 0001 Email: transport-science at

Transport Science Ltd was set up in 1990 as a non-profit distributing company limited by guarantee, dedicated to providing high quality information about environmentally friendly public transport.

It runs an annual light rail event which has previously been held in Basel, Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh and London. Transport Science publishes technical information, runs seminars and undertakes consultancy, most recently for Hunslet-Barclay in relation to the Taipei Metro in Taiwan.

Transport Science Ltd is partner of LETS (Liverpool Electric Tram System) promoting the scheme of a 10 lines tramway in Merseyside.

For more information about the LETS Tramcar project: