Zurich tram newslog The latest news and information on Zurich's trams and related topics http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich 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 Photo contrasts Tonight, heavy snow began to fall in Zurich. I took some pictures at Bucheggplatz. And as a contrast, photos I took http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=081217 http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=081217 Fri, 08 Dec 2017 18:00:00 +0100 Tram Hardbrucke opening this weekend, and network changes This weekend will see the opening of the new tram connection across Hardbrucke. Demonstration rides will be provided on Saturday http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=071217 http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=071217 Thu, 07 Dec 2017 18:00:00 +0100 Basel tram to St Louis opening Enthusiasts attending tram openings will have a busy day on Saturday. Besides the opening of Zurich's Hardbrucke tram, Basel will http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=071217b http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=071217b Thu, 07 Dec 2017 18:10:00 +0100 Basel trams in Sofia Interesting Youtube find of ex-Basel trams heading for Sofia. http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=011217 http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=011217 Fri, 01 Dec 2017 18:00:00 +0100 First tram on Hardbrucke VBZ have announced on their facebook page that test running of the new tram link on Hardbrucke commenced on Monday http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=130917 http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=130917 Wed, 13 Sep 2017 18:00:00 +0200 Limmattalbahn work begins, and trolleybus cut back Today marks the official comemncemnt of work on Limmattalbahn. At the same time it is also the end of trolleybus http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=280817re http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=280817re Mon, 28 Aug 2017 20:50:00 +0200 Trolleybus update As from the timetable switch of this December, trolleybus route 34 will be joined up with route 31, finally fulfilling http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=260817re http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=260817re Sat, 26 Aug 2017 20:50:00 +0200 No BLT trams for VBZ Various speculations have been doing the rounds recently that surplus BLT Be4/6 and Be 4/8 trams might be finding their http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=220817re http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=220817re Tue, 22 Aug 2017 20:50:00 +0200 Hardbrucke, a bit of history With the completion of the tram link across Hardbrucke approaching, VBZ's website features an article on the history of the http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=080817re http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=080817re Tue, 08 Aug 2017 20:50:00 +0200 Battery trolleybus reliability questioned Following the failure of the experimental battery trolleybus 183 at Bucheggplatz, which took two hours to clear, the press has http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=280717re http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=280717re Fri, 28 Jul 2017 20:50:00 +0200 Three double-artic trolleybuses ordered VBZ has ordered three additiona double articulated trolleybuses from Hess. These are part of the option that was part of http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=190517re http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=190517re Fri, 19 May 2017 20:50:00 +0200