Re: [carfree_cities] Hybrid Trams
I am not sure where the hybrid tram truth lies...with
Alstom or Siemens...
This is Alstom link. Click on it and then go down the
page and under References go to Kassel:
--- Richard Risemberg <rickrise@...> wrote:
> A quote:http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0BQQ/is_9_44/ai_n6239930
> > The remaining 10 are hybrid electro-diesel
> tram-trains, claimed to be
> > the first of their kind to operate in Germany.
> They will enter service
> > by the end of 2005 between Kassel and Wolfhagen.
> Inside the city they
> > will use the existing overhead-electrified lines
> and will switch to
> > diesel power when running on the non-electrified
> tracks to Wolfhagen.
> And a link:
> Here's a silly little version made for a pier in
> UK--not very useful in
> our context but cute:
> And a good bit of info on diesel trams specifically:
> Richard Risemberg
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