Zurich tram newslog The latest news and information on Zurich's trams and related topics http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich Temporary change of web domain On account of temporary problems with the web domain proaktiva.ch, I am temporarily moving this newslog onto the domain proaktiva.eu http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=220920 http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=220920 Tue, 22 Sep 2020 18:00:00 +0200 Ceneri Base Tunnel opens The 15.5km base tunnel through Mount Ceneri (in the canton of Ticino) opened on 4th September. This is a transformational http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=080920c http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=080920c Tue, 08 Sep 2020 18:20:00 +0200 Liechtenstein S-Bahn rejected 90 million EUR plans to create an S-Bahn in Liechtenstein with cross-border services to Switzerland and Austria, were rejected by http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=080920d http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=080920d Tue, 08 Sep 2020 18:30:00 +0200 Flexity not yet in service Inofficial predictions that Flexity would debut on route 11 yesterday did not come to fruition. bahnforum.ch http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=080920a http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=080920a Tue, 08 Sep 2020 18:00:00 +0200 Zurich's first Flexity As we eagerly await the apperarance of a Flexity tram in passenger service, it is interesting to reminisce that it http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=080920b http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=080920b Tue, 08 Sep 2020 18:10:00 +0200 Flexity in service on Monday Flexity is expected to deput on route 11 on Monday (7th September). bahnforum.ch http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=030920 http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=030920 Thu, 03 Sep 2020 18:00:00 +0200 Moscow trolleybus RIP Sad news from Moscow. What was not too long ago one of Europe's largest trolleybus systems, was closed down on http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=310820 http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=310820 Mon, 31 Aug 2020 18:00:00 +0200 Mirage back in service The Mirage coupled set (taken out of service due to pneumatic/brake problems earlier this month) is reported as back in http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=280820a http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=280820a Fri, 28 Aug 2020 18:00:00 +0200 Mirage and Karpfen in Vinnitsa Several contributors on bahnforum.ch have been sharing recent photos of the ex-Zurich trams in the Ukrainian city of Vinnitsa. One of http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=280820b http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=280820b Fri, 28 Aug 2020 18:10:00 +0200 Limmattalbahn, final tram design revealed The final design of the Stadler trams for Limmattalbahn has been released. The eight trams are being built in Stadler's http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=280820c http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=280820c Fri, 28 Aug 2020 18:20:00 +0200 Limmattalbahn to Baden, the film While on the topic of Limmattalbahn, here is a film published on the website of limmattalerzeitung.ch along the proposed future http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=280820d http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=280820d Fri, 28 Aug 2020 18:30:00 +0200 Depot Hard Found online, this artist's impression of the new residential block to be built at Hard Depot (Escher-Wyss-Platz). On the left http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=280820e http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=280820e Fri, 28 Aug 2020 18:40:00 +0200 Minor photo update I am uploading a small and rather eclectic mix of recent photos on different topics. http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=250820 http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=250820 Tue, 25 Aug 2020 18:00:00 +0200 Depot Hard rebuilding The rebuilding of Depot Hard (that is the depot by Escher-Wyss-Platz) will lead to total closure of the depot for http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=110820 http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=110820 Tue, 11 Aug 2020 18:00:00 +0200 Shunting the Swissmill siding A fascinating youtube clip showing shunting on the street running siding to the Swissmill, including the crossing of tram tracks http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=100820c http://www.proaktiva.ch/tram/zurich/newslog/newsitem.php?item=100820c Mon, 10 Aug 2020 18:20:00 +0200