Zurich tram newslog The latest news and information on Zurich's trams and related topics http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich Stadler to modernize Forchbahn Be4/6 Stadler has won a contract to modernize 13 Be4/6 Forchbahn trains by 2024. They will receive Voith converters (a first http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=141218 http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=141218 Fri, 14 Dec 2018 18:00:00 +0100 Tram Affoltern Another proposed line that is edging towards realization is Tram Affoltern. The information I provided on this has been somewhat http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=131218c http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=131218c Thu, 13 Dec 2018 18:20:00 +0100 Limmattalbahn to Baden Plans for the extension of Limmattalbahn to Baden are making progress. The line will continue beyond its (soon to be constructed) http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=131218b http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=131218b Thu, 13 Dec 2018 18:10:00 +0100 Glattalbahn extension to Kloten The cantonal government has given VBG approval to proceed with the planning of an extension of Glattalbahn from its present http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=131218a http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=131218a Thu, 13 Dec 2018 18:00:00 +0100 This newslog is 15 years old I missed the date, but on 12th November, this newslog was 15 years old (here is the 2003 page, when http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=041218b http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=041218b Tue, 04 Dec 2018 18:10:00 +0100 bahnhofplatz.net is no more Regrettably, the forum bahnhofplatz.net is no more. The site, which was always a valuable source for news and discussions closed http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=041218 http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=041218 Tue, 04 Dec 2018 18:00:00 +0100 Ex-Winterthur GTZ in Kramatorsk Internet find (November 2017) of one of the two ex-Winterthur GTZ trolleybuses that made it to Kramatorsk (Ukraine). transphoto.ru/video/3880/ http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=211118 http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=211118 Wed, 21 Nov 2018 18:00:00 +0100 Mirage trams to return According to 20 min, the two mirage trams presently with the tram museum will return to service next September (when http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=131118a http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=131118a Tue, 13 Nov 2018 18:00:00 +0100 Stadler to supply Limmattalbahn and Waldenburgerbahn Limmattalbahn and Waldenburgerbahn have placed a joint order for 18 low floor cars, to be supplied by Stadler from their http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=131118b http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=131118b Tue, 13 Nov 2018 18:10:00 +0100 SZU seeks new trains SZU is seeking to acquire five new sets for Uetlibergbahn. The type will be designated Be570 and be required to http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=161018 http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=161018 Tue, 16 Oct 2018 18:00:00 +0200 Internet find, 1973 photos Rare internet find on Drehscheibe Online, rare 1973 rail photos including VBZ and Forchbahn. http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=101018b http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=101018b Wed, 10 Oct 2018 18:10:00 +0200 Photo update (minor) I have uploaded a couple of photos reflecting recent events (Tram Hardbrucke and new trolleybuses, here). http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=101018 http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=101018 Wed, 10 Oct 2018 18:00:00 +0200 Trolleybus, Hönggerberg lines to be electrified by 2023? Today's 20 Minuten features an article on the chronic overloading of the bus routes serving the ETH (Swiss Federal Institute http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=041018 http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=041018 Thu, 04 Oct 2018 18:00:00 +0200 New trolleybuses in Bern and Biel Zurich is not the only city to be taking delivery of Hess trolleybuses right now. At least two double-articulated trolleybuses http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=280918 http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=280918 Fri, 28 Sep 2018 18:00:00 +0200 83 percent want Limmattalbahn In this weekend's referndum, 83 percent of voters said no to the proposal to cancel the Limmattalbahn light rail project. http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=240918 http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=240918 Mon, 24 Sep 2018 18:00:00 +0200