Zurich tram newslog The latest news and information on Zurich's trams and related topics http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich 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 Voters give green light for Limmattalbahn (a second time) Preliminary results of the vote on Limmattalbahn indicate that a massive majority have said no to proposals to abandon the http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=230918 http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=230918 Sun, 23 Sep 2018 18:00:00 +0200 Three new trolleybuses in Zurich The thre new HESS double-articulated trolleybuses (ordered in 2017) have been delivered to Zurich. They are classified by HESS as http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=210918c http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=210918c Fri, 21 Sep 2018 18:20:00 +0200 Limmattalbahn vote this weekend In 2015, a cantonal referendum approved the construction of Limmattalbahn, the light rail project from Zurich Altstetten to Killwangen Spreitenbach. http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=210918b http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=210918b Fri, 21 Sep 2018 18:10:00 +0200 RBS goes to Innotrans, more photos More on the RBS Worbla at Innotrans. Link to RBS Facebook page, enlarge above screenshot http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=210918a http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=210918a Fri, 21 Sep 2018 18:00:00 +0200 Facebook find, RBS goes to Innotrans Interesting Facebook find, RBS train (yes, narrow gauge) on its way to Innotrans by way of the big railway. Link to http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=120918 http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=120918 Wed, 12 Sep 2018 18:00:00 +0200 Photo update: Belgrade A friend visited Belgrade last year and has allowed me to share some photos of the ex-Basel trams here. http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=070818 http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=070818 Tue, 07 Aug 2018 18:00:00 +0200 Photo update: Fire brigade attend to trolleybus at Bucheggplatz In the early hours of this morning, the fire brigade attended to trolleybus 176 at Bucheggplatz. I managed to capture http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=010818 http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=010818 Wed, 01 Aug 2018 18:00:00 +0200 A sad moment: Kurbeli 1408 goes for scrap A sad moment: According to banhofplatz.net, Aktion Pro Sächsitram has parted ways with Kurbeli tram 1408. Besides the works car conversions, http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=300718 http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=300718 Mon, 30 Jul 2018 18:00:00 +0200 More on 1408 Here is some more (not quite up to data) information on 1408. APS themselves have not mentioned the scrapping on their http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=300718b http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=300718b Mon, 30 Jul 2018 18:10:00 +0200