BASELLAND Transport (BLT), the Swiss light rail operator serving the greater Basle area, has sold six redundant trams to Gotha Tramways (TWSB) for use on the German city’s recently-reprieved tram network.
BASELLAND Transport (BLT), the Swiss tram operator serving the greater Basel area, has launched trials with a collision warning system with a view to equipping its entire fleet of Tango trams with the technology.
A new SFr 87m ($US 87.7m) tram link between the Swiss city of Basle and the French town of St Louis in Alsace was officially opened on December 9 after two years of construction, reviving a cross-border tram service which closed around 60 years ago.
SWISS light rail operators Baselland Transport (BLT) and Zürich-based Limmatttalbahn have issued a joint tender for the supply of 18 metre-gauge LRVs with the contract set to include up to eight options.
SWISS Port Railway (HBSAG), which operates two River Rhine ports in Basle, one of the most important junctions on the Rotterdam - Genoa TEN-T rail corridor, opened a new railway control centre in Kleinhünigen on July 3.
SIEMENS announced on February 16 that DB Regio has ordered 39 EMUs to operate on its Rhine Valley rail network in southwest Germany from 2020.