Basel: First Combino returns
filed on: 08.01.2007 (8th Jan 2007)
The first modified Combino type tram was returned to Basel on 22nd December. Combino 310 was the pilot vehicle for the Basel modifications and left its home city in November 2005. The modification of the other vehicles of this type will now commence. The first of these left Basel on 18th December. The modified 310 will have to undergo type acceptance testing before returning to passenger service.
The Combino type is undergoing design modifications following the discovery of dangerous structural defects in March 2004.
source: Strassenbahnen Yahoogroup
This news item is from the 2007 newslog.
to link to this item please use: