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Future depot strategy

filed on: 14.02.2011 (14th Feb 2011)

VBZ has published its strategy on future depot usage. Rather than concentrate in large out-of-town depots, VBZ values its distributed locations, which reduce dead operating mileage. However, in order to deliver value for money, it is reviewing these. Furthermore, with maintenance needs developing due to more complex tram types, a transition to "competence centres" is a possibility.

  • Main worshops: stabling capacity for 25 to 40 trams to be created.

  • Oerlikon: extension in progress.

  • Kalkbreite (Elisabethenstrasse): rebuilding in progress, trolleybus stabling planned in outdoor part.

  • Hard (Escher-Wyss-Platz): reduced maintenance duties, new construction planned.

  • Wollishofen: reduced maintenance duties, co-use by buses to be considered.

  • Hardau (currently bus and trolleybus depot): to be modified for increased fleet of double-articulated trolleybuses.

  • Hagenholz: (currently bus depot): relocation to be considered.

  • Sonnental (Dübendorf, currently bus stabling): no change.

  • Aargauerstrasse (planned tram depot): required when Rosengartentram opens, circa 2020.

source: VBZ, bahnhofplatz.net

This news item is from the 2011 newslog.


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