Frankfurt's local transport plan: tram in Ten minutes

head of the Traffic Department, Klaus Oesterling (SPD) makes pressure. When it comes to him, it is decided that the new local transport plan in this year of the

Frankfurt's local transport plan: tram in Ten minutes

head of the Traffic Department, Klaus Oesterling (SPD) makes pressure. When it comes to him, it is decided that the new local transport plan in this year of the city councillors in the Roman. The urban transport company Traffiq draft to define how the Bus and train to develop traffic up to the year 2025, and to show prospects until well into the next decade, said Oesterling on Tuesday. In view of the growing number of inhabitants in the coming years, in principle, longer U-Bahn would have to be used for trains and articulated buses with more space and in shorter intervals to. To seek a lower loss of time when passing through transport hubs and trouble-free journeys were made as far as possible short stays at the stops.

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editor in the Rhein-Main-Zeitung, responsible for the Rhine-Main-part of the Frankfurt General Sunday newspaper.

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"The transport should be attractive, fast, and reliable," said Traffiq CEO Tom Reinhold. The goal must be to increase the share of public transport in the total traffic. Six concrete measures to achieve this are listed in the draft of the local transport plan. The acceleration of the three tram lines and 13 bus lines belongs to. First Tests were very promising, is it at Traffiq; the travel times were shortened by up to eleven minutes.

The metro line 5, currently under construction, will, as already announced, with two above-ground stations to the Römerhof be extended. At the other end of the extension of the metro line 5 to the Frankfurter Berg to the program. The Plan is called, also, the extension of the U2 to Bad Homburg. The line 7 is intended to eventually lead up to the commercial area of military road more.

Ten-minutes-clock and Around-the-clock operation

With the planned Metrobus network will be on the Bus-the main axes made a new offer, the sector is characterised by a Ten-minutes-clock and Around-the-clock operation. The first seven Metrobus routes will operate according to Traffiq in December of this year. In addition, more Express buses would be fitted with several existing bus routes extended and additional Connections were made. The roadmap of the street supply is switched lanes Oesterling to be in the core consistently on a Ten-minute intervals. For the tram lines 11, 12, and 16, an acceleration programme was provided. Through the use of long trains on high-demand routes, the available space can be increased. With a view to the next decade, the local transport plan identifies as a perspective, the creation of a tram ring in Frankfurt, as well as the extension of the network to Bad Vilbel and Dreieich.

Date Of Update: 01 July 2020, 12:21

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