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This section presents past papers from Locomotive & Carriage Institution Seminars.

The first six papers are from the Evolution of Modern Traction Seminar held on 5th November 2005

The final article is from a Seminar dedicated to Croydon Tramlink held on March 2001

Burry to Holcombe Electricfication Alternative Fuels Train Tram 1 Train Tram 2 Signalling on LUL Rly Power Supply in Europe Blade Runner Croydon Tramlink

The History of the Bury to Holcombe Brook  3,500 Volts DC Electrification Scheme, Tony Sprought

Alternative Fuels for Transport - the reason for their need, Robin Whittaker

Train Tram Part 1 - Historical Context: The Train Tram Concept and the future of Public & Private Transport with particular relevance to the Tramways Alpes Maritime,  John Thurston

Train Tram Part 2 - The Future: The Train Tram Concept and the future of Public & Private Transport with particular relevance to the Tramways Alpes Maritime.  John Thurston

The Development of Signalling on the London Underground,  Piers Connor

Standardisation of Electric Railway Power Supply In the European Union. Outlines the history of the different railway electrification schemes around Europe.  Hongjian Luo

The BladeRunner Concept  Which it's promoters claim could deliver five times the capacity of a road lane or railway line and a halving of the emissions by 2020.

An account of three lectures on the history and operation of Croydon Tramlink during the March 2001 Seminar.