MUNICH’s tram network was extended to the district of Steinhausen on December 10, when the city’s mayor Mr Dieter Reiter and Mr Ingo Wortmann, CEO of Munich Transport (MVG) inaugurated the 2.8km extension of Line 25 from Max Weber Platz to Berg am Laim S-Bahn station.
Significant passenger growth in the past 12 years is forcing Munich Transport (MVG) to engage in a variety of projects in order to continue to offer a high-level of service. CEO Herbert König reflects on the challenges MVG faces to deliver the required improvements with Kevin Smith.
What does digitisation mean for the urban public transport services of the future? Kevin Smith reflects on how rail operators are responding to these challenges from views expressed during the International Public Transport Association's (UITP) international rail conference held in Munich at the end of October.