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Old August 2nd, 2005, 02:24 PM   #1
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GENEVA | Public Transport

Geneva is small city but public transport works very ably. TPG has some new buses (Volvo) and trams (Bombardier). It look very nice and it's comfortable.
Below some pictures of new and old vehicles.


Line 5 at the Palexpo bus stop.


Inside Volvo


At Gd.Saconnex Place bus stop


Old Mercedes (line 14) at Nations bus stop


Inside Mercedes


Rear view of Mercedes


New Bombardier on a new line 13 to Nations


Oldies but goldies (1)


Oldies but goldies (2)


Cornavin train station


Old trolley to Onex Cite


And the same to Rive


At the airport

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Old August 8th, 2005, 09:35 PM   #2
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Old August 9th, 2005, 01:02 AM   #3
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Old September 27th, 2012, 05:14 AM   #5
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Do any trolley and tram routes cross one another there? If so, then does the tram pantograph contact the overhead trolley wires at such junctions? If not, then how is contact prevented?
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Do any trolley and tram routes cross one another there? If so, then does the tram pantograph contact the overhead trolley wires at such junctions? If not, then how is contact prevented?
Suggest you have a look at the last picture in the post above very closely, as it shows the trolley bus crossing a tram line and shows the overhead too.

An explanation of how it is done is here:

http://www.rhaworth.myby.co.uk/trtr/tramtrol.htm
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Thank you ajw373, my screen was too tiny to make out either rails or number of wires no matter how hard my scrutinising that last shot. Interesting that those tram wire/rod ends adjacent at an off-angle to that intersecting trolley wire aren't curled up, I'd have thought the pantograph risk becoming snared.
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Progress on new Genève–Eaux-Vives station on new CEVA station, taken from CEVA update:

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Old November 26th, 2014, 06:54 PM   #13
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From Global Rail News:

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Geneva 2030 rail expansion project begins
26 NOV, 2014



Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) has launched a CHF 3 billion project to double the capacity of the railway between Lausanne and Geneva over the next 15 years.

Geneva 2030, described by SBB as “the biggest railway project in the next decade”, will significantly improve rail services in the cantons of Vaud and Geneva.

One of the key elements of the project is a CHF 1.2 billion expansion of Geneva Cornavin station, which is set to be delivered by 2025

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Rhône-Alpes orders Régiolis EMUs for Geneva RER
Thursday, July 02, 2015



THE French region of Rhône-Alpes has placed a €160m order with Alstom for 17 multi-system Régiolis EMUs, which will be used on the cross-border Leman Express (formerly Franco-Valdo-Genevois RER) network around Geneva

The order is an option from a framework contract awarded to Alstom by French National Railways (SNCF) in 2009 and takes the total number of Régiolis sets on order to 184, 79 of which have already been delivered.

The 160km/h 72m-long trains for Leman Express will seat up to 204 passengers and will be equipped for operation on 15kV ac, 25kV ac and 1.5kV dc electrification systems. The trains will also be fitted with ETCS

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Underground expansion for Geneva Cornavin station
Wednesday, December 09, 2015



PLANS to upgrade Geneva's main railway station at Cornavin by constructing an underground extension with two tracks took a step forward yesterday with the signing of a general agreement by representatives of the Swiss Federal Office of Transport and the city and Canton of Geneva

The SFr 1.6bn ($US 1.6bn) project has been commissioned by Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) as an essential part of its plan to boost services following the introduction of the Leman Express RER in 2019 on the new CEVA line between Cornavin, Eaux-Vives and Annemasse

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Some late news about line 12 tram extension. Annemasse officials announce it to be phased, due to unsecured budget (wealthy swiss balk at financing projects on the other side of the border ):
a first half towards Rue du Parc will be ready for september 2019, coinciding with the Léman Express inauguration. The second extension, towards Perrier, is planned for 2021.

http://www.lemessager.fr/genevois/an...928b929n154395





Every tram extension projects, another one likely to happen being the one towards St-Genis-Pouilly (line 18):
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ABB wins 1st commercial order for breakthrough 15-second flash charging technology to enable CO2-free public transport in Geneva

Revolutionary technology requires no overhead lines and offers silent and zero-emission mass transit solution as a viable alternative to diesel buses, providing a model for future urban transportation


Zurich, Switzerland, July 15, 2016 – ABB has been awarded orders totaling more than $16 million by Transports Publics Genevois (TPG), Geneva’s public transport operator, and Swiss bus manufacturer HESS, to provide flash charging and on-board electric vehicle technology for 12 TOSA (Trolleybus Optimisation Système Alimentation) fully electric buses (e-buses) which will run on Line 23, connecting Geneva’s airport with suburban Geneva. The e-buses can help save as much as 1,000 tons of carbon dioxide per year, when compared with existing diesel buses.

ABB will deliver and deploy 13 flash-charging stations along an urban transit bus route, as well as three terminal and four depot feeding stations. This will be the world’s fastest flash-charging connection technology taking less than 1 second to connect the bus to the charging point. The onboard batteries can then be charged in 15 seconds with a 600-kilowatt boost of power at the bus stop. A further 4 to 5 minute charge at the terminus at the end of the line enables a full recharge of the batteries. The innovative technology was developed by ABB engineers in Switzerland.

“We are proud of this breakthrough technology to support Geneva’s vision of providing a silent and zero-emission urban mass transportation for the city. It provides a model for future urban transport and reinforces our vision of sustainable mobility for a better world” said Claudio Facchin, President of ABB’s Power Grids division. “As part of our Next Level strategy, we are committed to developing customer-focused solutions and technologies that help lower environmental impact.”

The decision to deploy TOSA on Line 23 was undertaken after the successful pilot of the first such e-bus on the route from Geneva airport to the Palexpo exhibition center. The Line 23 bus route will be slightly modified in order to provide a fast connection to Praille-Acacias-Vernet, a new suburb being built to accommodate 11,000 flats and office space for about 11,000 employees. When fully commissioned in 2018, the high-capacity articulated buses will depart from both terminuses at 10-minute intervals during peak times. The line carries more than 10,000 passengers a day and the replacement of diesel buses by TOSA e-buses reduces noise as well as greenhouse gas emissions.

As part of a separate award by HESS, ABB will supply 12 flexible drivetrain solutions for the buses including integrated traction and auxiliary converters, roof-mounted battery units and energy transfer systems (ETS), as well as permanent magnet traction motors. Both contracts include five-year maintenance and service agreements to ensure operational reliability, efficiency and safety.

"The deployment of TOSA on Line 23 is the result of the collaborative efforts of the public and private sector partners who invested in this vision. This innovative project opens the way for the future of mobility, by providing a sustainable and environmentally-friendly mass transport solution for the well-being of our community," said Luc Barthassat, Geneva’s State Councilor for Transport and Environment.

Geneva is one of the world’s leading cities, recognized as a global center of diplomacy, a financial hub and a technology and innovation center. It is also a popular tourist destination with a high quality of life. It hosts the highest number of international organizations in the world, including global headquarters of institutions like the United Nations and the Red Cross.

ABB provides a range of technologies to support mobility applications such as railways, metros and electric buses and vehicles. Transportation and Infrastructure is one of the three customer groups, served by ABB alongside utilities and industry, and sustainable mobility is a key focus area within ABB’s Next Level strategy.

ABB is celebrating 125 years of its legacy in Switzerland and has been actively involved in the transportation sector including rail. As a recent example, ABB technologies are helping to power and ventilate the recently commissioned 57 km Gotthard base tunnel through the Alps - the world’s longest railway tunnel.

ABB (www.abb.com) is a leading global technology company in power and automation that enables utility, industry, and transport & infrastructure customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in roughly 100 countries and employs about 135,000 people.

http://www.abb.com/cawp/seitp202/E9C...D0034C30B.aspx

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New Stadler Tango Monochrome Rose tram unit was introduced as part of Art&Tram project:
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http://www.lematin.ch/suisse/suisse-...story/15673501


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