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Japanese cargo tram

filed on: 19.05.2011 (19th May 2011)

Cargotram in Kyoto In the past, this webiste has reported on cargo tram developments around the world. Besides Zürich, Dresden has a cargo service serving the Volkswagen factory. Attempts to operate mixed goods services in Vienna and Amsterdam have come to naught, and it might seem that interest in such projects is colling off a little. But now there is a new name on the list. The Keifuku Electric Railroad, a light railway in Kyoto, is today inaugurating a once daily parcels services using a dedicated vehicle attached to a regular tram. The service is operated for Yamato Transport Co. to Arashiyama, from where onward delivery will be provided by bicycles.

source: Cargotram Yahoogroup, Nikkei.com (screenshot here in case original no longer available).

This news item is from the 2011 newslog.


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