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Another great year for VBZ

filed on: 26.04.2007 (26th Apr 2007)

Tram at Zurich Hauptbahnhof VBZ has published its passenger statistics for 2006. These show passenger journeys are continuing to rise, now reaching 296.7 million (2.3 million more than 2005 *). Of these, 186.8 million (+1.5 million) were by tram, 51.7 million by trolleybus, 36.4 million by diesel bus in the city and 2.3 million by neighbourhood minibus (Quartierbus). The night buses transported 300,000 passengers (+15%) and VBZ-operated buses outside the city 19.2 million.

The most popular tram line was route 14 (73,000 passengers per day), with the greatest growth being seen on routes 5, 7 and 9 (more than 4% each). The favourite trolleybus route was 33 (45,000 passengers) and the favourite diesel bus route was 80 (8.6 million in total).

source: VBZ

See also:
274 million passengers (12.04.2006)
A good year for VBZ (25.02.2005)

* This figure does not appear to be compatible with the figure of 274 million as reported on this site for 2005. I assume the 2005 figure covers only activities within the city.

This news item is from the 2007 newslog.

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