Special Features

  • APTA Expo 2002 Photo Diary. Images and comments of the big Las Vegas transportation event. Includes first public look at Las Vegas Bombardier M-VI vehicle.
  • Banana Field Monorails Exist! Almost unknown until Richard Yudin wrote this article.
  • New6Daegu Monorail. Arguably the most beautiful urban monorail system in the world, opened in 2015.
  • Daejeon Maglev. A beautiful pictorial essay of Korea's new maglev by TMS member Luke Starkenburg.
  • Disneyland Monorail's new surroundings (California Adventure 2001). A pictorial essay with emphasis on new landscaping and architecture.
  • Disneyland Monorail's new Mark VII trains. A nine page Photo Essay of these new beauties in Anaheim, California.
  • Düsseldorf Airport SkyTrain. The second Siemens-built monorail provides rail station to airport terminal service.
  • Gyro-Dynamics Monorail. Gyroscopically-balanced monorail proposed in 1960s.
  • Inuyama Monorail. This short line was a major pioneer for Japan, with some interesting features.
  • Kitakyushu Monorail - Photo Essay. Japan's second major urban straddle-beam monorail, seven pages of big pictures.
  • Kuala Lumpur Monorail. A thirteen-page photo essay of the spectacular new urban monorail from a 2004 visit, with images from one end of the line to the other.
  • LA's Worst Transit Decision. A look back at a turning point in the history of Los Angeles transit.
  • Las Vegas Monorail. Details and images about the USA's most exciting monorail project in years.
  • Las Vegas Monorail-Opening Day, July 15, 2004! Six page pictorial with commentary on first impressions.
  • Listowel's Lartigue Monorail. Amazing return of historic Lartigue monorail.
  • Lockheed Monorail. A look into the little-known history of this aircraft manufacturer's history of monorail building.
  • Metrail Test Track. A rare visit to a full-scale monorail test track, three pages on the new hybrid monorail in Malaysia.
  • Moscow Monorail. Four page photo essay including operations during the harsh Russian winter.
  • Niles Monorail. A new hobby debuts, garden monorailing. A tour and the history in pictures.
  • Okinawa Monorail. Exclusive pre-opening photo essay of Japan's newest monorail system, which opened August 10, 2003.
  • Pearlridge Center Monorail. Hawaii's only monorail, an ideal example of building-to-building shuttles.
  • Seattle Center Monorail - 2001. TMS President Kim Pedersen takes us on a tour of an enduring classic, an old monorail that can still be a model for new systems. Six pages of spectacular images.
  • Seattle Center Monorail - 2010. SCM Maintenance Manager Russell Noe' and TMS President Kim Pedersen present six pages of photos on the major rehabilitation the system underwent in 2010.
  • Seattle Scrunch of 2005 - Photo Essay. Two trains, two tracks pinched together at one end, and the unfortunate consequence of November 26, 2005.
  • Seattle Center Monorail turns 50 - Photo Essay. Pictures from the special event on March 24, 2012, including the presentation of TMS's first Historic Landmark.
  • Shonan Monorail - Photo Essay. A three-page photo essay of the world's first Safege-based monorail system.
  • Switch Myth. The lie that monorail switches are a problem continues to be spread by conventional rail forces. Read this article for the truth!
  • Sydney Monorail. Six pages of photographs of Australia's iconic Von Roll urban monorail. Images from 1997, when the monorail was nine years young.
  • Tama Monorail. Three pages of pictures and map of system outside Tokyo.
  • The Monorail Society - Twenty Year Anniversary / Part I. Journal Entries from the beginning
  • The Monorail Society - Twenty Year Anniversary / Part II. Monorail History in TMS's first 20 years
  • Tokyo Disney Resort Line Trains
  • Tokyo Disney Resort Line - Photo Essay. Disney's newest monorail system.
  • Tokyo Trees. Do monorails disturb urban green zones? A picture essay from the Tokyo-Haneda Monorail.
  • The Tres Pinos Monorail. An 1800's steamer quasi-monorail story with a sad ending.
  • Wallpaper...Free! Great images to enjoy monorail on your computer screen.
  • Walt Disney World Landscaping. TMS member Arthur Dutra's photo essay of how well monorail can blend with greenery.
  • Wolmido Monorail. The world's first application of Urbanaut technology.
  • Wuppertal Schwebebahn in Postcards. 100 years of monorail history as seen in postcard pictures.
  • Zaragoza's Plaza Imperial Monorail. Pretty pictures of a short shuttle line in Spain.
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