By Railway Gazette International2018-01-08T11:23:08+00:00
GERMANY: Düsseldorf’s tram network was extended by 2 km on January 7, when a northern extension of Line 701 was inaugurated.
The new route from Rath S-Bahn station to ISS Dome has three stops. The €30m cost of work was funded entirely by the city.
GERMANY: An extension of the light rail network in Stuttgart was inaugurated on December 9, linking two existing lines with a new tunnel section offering a shorter and more direct route to the northeast. The 1·2 km link between Hallschlag and Wagrainäcker has an intermediate stop at Bottroper Straße. The ...
GERMANY: What claims to be Germany’s smallest tramway grew by 440 m to reach a total of 2·9 km on December 1, with the opening of a one-stop extension from Vogelwiese to Salztor in Naumburg. The extension returns trams to a further section of what was once a circular route ...
GERMANY: Düsseldorf Lord Mayor Thomas Geisel officially launched services through the Wehrhahn tram tunnel at 12.30 on February 20. Regular passenger services began the following day. The 3·4 km route links Bilk in the south with Wehrhahn in the northeast through the centre of Düsseldorf. The line has six ...
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