EPTC The East Penn Traction Club

Light Rail Prototype Information

Keeping up with the tremendous growth on North American Light Rail is a daunting task that a pair of East Penn members have chosen to tackle. Also there are several organizations that keep track of LRT operations and publish their findings on the Web.  EPTC has decided to take advantage of these efforts and direct you to our list as well as several professionally maintained web sites to retrieve prototype Light Rail information.

Transit Operators, United States and Canada – EPTC list.  Updated Jun-20-2012.

A large PDF file containing a chronological list of US operations including routes and links to operation’s web site.  Maintained by EPTC members Fred Schneider and Bruce Bente. 

American Public Transportation Association (APTA)US Light Rail Transit Links

Lists most Light Rail and Heritage operations.  Also links to other sites.

Light Rail NowLight Rail Progress

News, features, facts, and myths.

Light Rail Transit AssociationAdvocating Public Transportation.

A wealth of information about Light Rail.

Transportation Research BoardHome Page

Interested in all forms of transportation..

Light Rail Central – The North America Light Rail Information Site

News, photos, terminology, maps and more.

NOTE:  This site is not current and appears to be inactive.

APTA - Streetcar and Heritage site

Hosted bySeashore Trolley Museum

Public Transportation.orgInformation about benefits of Public Transportation

These and many more links can be located on the Web with a simple search.  Google “Light Rail Systems in US”. Let us know if you get to all 1.5 million hits.

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