First line opened 1895; network comprises 9 routes, serving 278 stops.

An extension of Line 8 north from Kleinhüningen to Weil am Rhein Bhf opened in December 12, 2014, crossing into Germany (2·5 km, 5 stops). Line 3 was extended to Burgfelderhof on the French border on July 31, 2017 (500 m, 1 stop), with the remainder of the line to the SNCF station at Saint-Louis opened on December 9, 2017 (3 km, 4 stops).

BVB has through running from three Baselland Transport routes, south to Ettingen, Aesch and Dornach.

Address
Claragraben 55
4005 Basel
Switzerland
Phone
+41 61 285 1212
Fax
+41 61 285 1248
Email
info@bvb.ch
Website
www.bvb.ch
 

Traffic

Passenger journeys
92·5 million
Information year
2016
 

Network data

Gauge
1000 mm
Length
88·5 km
Electrification
88·5 km - 600 V DC
Rolling stock
209 LRV/tram cars

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