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(Norway )BERGEN

Images kindly supplied by Bergen kommune, Bybanen. (Thanks)

preparatories works

ground level section (1)

ground level section (2)

tunnel section (1)

tunnel section (2)

Stadler car
Bergen
In Bergen executive studies are going on from 2000 to project a modern LRT line in order to connect the city center to the airport; first phase (city center-Nesttun, 10 km) is expected to be opened in 2009, while the whole line (extended up to Bergen airport at Flesland) could be completed in 2014. Because of line route involves 25% of local population, the ridership forecasts is remarkable (40.000-50.000 pax/day, 26.000 in the first phase); the average stops distance (about 800 m) and the system priority in road crossing will allow high commercial speed.
In 1994 it was also re-opened a short section of the elder tramway network, dismissed in the years '60s, whose tracks are still partly visible along some of the streets. The short line (only 300 m) runs inside Bergen Technical Museum (located in operates in Mohlenpris); it's under examination the choice to extend the recovering of other segments of the old infrastructure.
Bybanen (official site)

description uptaded on Feb 11th, 2011

map created on Jan 29th, 2011 (© 2005-2014 Ing. M. Tarozzi)

CHRONOLOGY
22-06-2010Byparken-Nesttun

CountryNorway
LineLine 1
InhabitantsCity 240.000, District 350.000
Date opening2010
Future development:phase 2 (2012): Nesttun-Lagunen/Radal; phase 3 (2015): Lagunen/Radal-Bergen Airport; long term extensions to Asane and Storevatnet
Length (km)9.8
Track sectionsmostly ground level (in segregated lanes); 2 km in tunnel
Stops15, average distance m 700
Platforms--
Platform doors--
General characteristicslength about 45 m
n. of vehicles12
n. of cars per vehicle5
Typesteel wheels bi-directional
Vehicle dimensions (m)length 32.2 m, width 2.65
Vehicle capacity (pax)212 (84 seated)
Frequency 5'/10'
Current/Voltage750 V DC overhead
Type of guide/gaugestandard gauge rails (1435 mm)
Speed Km/hComm 25-30, Max 80
Accel./Decel. (m/sec2)--
System capacity2.400-4.200 pphpd
Ridership26.000 pax/day
Total cost18 M Euro/km
Staff--
System builderSTADLER
ModelVariotram
NOTEtechnical card referred to phase 1: city center-Nesttun
option for further 4 Stadler Variotram
rolling stock capable to be extended up to 7 cars for each vehicle (42 m)
technical data uptaded on Jan 29th, 2011