Zurich tram newslog The latest news and information on Zurich's trams and related topics http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich Limmattalbahn and Farbhof update According to a corresponent on the SwissRail ioGroup, the loop at Farbhof was closed at end of traffic on 12th http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=170719 http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=170719 Wed, 17 Jul 2019 18:00:00 +0200 Limmattalbahn photos Following up on my recent report on the first phase of Limmattalbahn, here are some pictures of my visit on http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=250619 http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=250619 Tue, 25 Jun 2019 18:00:00 +0200 New AVA trains Another one I missed previously: The first of the new Stadler-built trains for the Schöftland to Menziken line of AVA http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=240619b http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=240619b Mon, 24 Jun 2019 18:10:00 +0200 Photo update — Brienz Rothorn Bahn New pictures uploaded of a rainy day on the Brienz Rothorn Bahn as well as heritage coaches seen in Winterthur. http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=240619 http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=240619 Mon, 24 Jun 2019 18:00:00 +0200 Pyongyang pictures Not quite up to date, but a fascinating internet find. Ex-Zurich Standard Trams in Pyongyang on Richard Lomas' website. http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=190619 http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=190619 Wed, 19 Jun 2019 18:00:00 +0200 Restore WSB Saloon car A society has been formed with the goal of salvaging and restoring to working order WSB's saloon car 115. This http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=180619b http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=180619b Tue, 18 Jun 2019 18:10:00 +0200 Geissbock tram back in Zurich Some catching up one news I missed. This newslog announced the return of the Geissbock tram from Lucerne to the http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=180619 http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=180619 Tue, 18 Jun 2019 18:00:00 +0200 Limmattalbahn opening Infrastructure on the first phase of Limmattalbahn (Farbhof to Schlieren) is approaching completion. The line will commence operation on 2nd http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=170619a http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=170619a Mon, 17 Jun 2019 18:00:00 +0200 New funicular at Zurich airport A new short funicular is to be built just outside Zurich airport. The area on the other side of the http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=170619b http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=170619b Mon, 17 Jun 2019 18:10:00 +0200 SZU on rare track There will be no SZU trains Zurich HB to Selnau from 13.07.2019 to 01.09.2019 (inclusive) due to track work. http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=170619c http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=170619c Mon, 17 Jun 2019 18:20:00 +0200 Basel St Louis: Services suspended over antisocial behaviour The cross-border tram extension of Basel's route 3 opened amidst much fanfare in 2017. Following incidents of antisiocial and threatening http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=070619 http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=070619 Fri, 07 Jun 2019 18:00:00 +0200 Peckham cantilever truck number 8 Following up on the previous item on this newslog, concerning Peckham cantilever trucks, the same Facebook source has provided a http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=040619 http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=040619 Tue, 04 Jun 2019 18:00:00 +0200 Facebook find: Peckham cantilever truck Interesting find on Facebook, from the 1897 (American) Peckham catalogue, showing "Peckham's 'Standard' Cantilever Extension Truck 6C", and claiming that http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=310519b http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=310519b Fri, 31 May 2019 18:10:00 +0200 SBB considers bringing back night trains This newslog has reported the slow demise of night train services from Switzerland. SBB officially pulled out of the business http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=310519 http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=310519 Fri, 31 May 2019 18:00:00 +0200 Trolleybus pics Some random photos of trolleybuses (and other stuff) I took today on Wehntalerstrasse near Milchbuck. No specific reason. http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=300519 http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=300519 Thu, 30 May 2019 18:00:00 +0200