Thursday, December 01, 2016

CAF delivers first Uithof Line LRV to Utrecht

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THE first of 27 CAF Urbos 100 LRVs for Utrecht’s Uithof Line has begun its journey from Spain to the Netherlands.

Following delivery, the vehicle will go on public display at Nieuwegein depot in Utrecht on January 18.

The 33m-long bidirectional LRVs have a maximum speed of 70km/h and accommodate up to 216 passengers.

Due to open in mid-2018, the 7.5km Uithof line will connect Utrecht Central station with the Uithof universary campus on the eastern side of the city.

A full description of the project will appear in the February 2017 issue of IRJ.