Cargotram services expand
13.12.2004 (13th Dec 2004)
The 2005 Cargotram schedule has been published. Besides continuing to pick up cumbersome waste items from the previous eight locations, the service will now also serve Irchel.
A summary of the Cargotram success story is:
April 2003: after an absence of 37 years, freight returns to the Zürich tram network. A trial service is introduced collecting waste from Laubegg, Letzigrund, Tiefenbrunnen and Wollishofen (each destination served once a month).
November 2003: Cargotram wins an innovation prize. The service becomes permanent.
January 2004: Four further destinations are added (Albisrieden, Hirzenbach, Seebach and Wartau).
January 2005: Irchel is added as ninth destination.
See also: 11.08.2004, 16.04.2004, 12.11.2003 and 2003 Cargotram article.
This news item is from the 2004 newslog.
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