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Medellín 2 [CO] - Expanded into a genuine public transport connection?

K. Budach - 08.04.13

The Council of the city of Medellín approved the contract for a feasibility study to link the university "Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana" (UPB) with the station Estadio the city (metro line B) by extending the trolleybus line in October 2012. The Carrera Street should be provided 70 in about 1.1 km in length with catenary and a bus lane. About 20,000 students daily frequenting the campus, most of them coming by public transport. The light rail and metro lines, the scale in recent years, BRT buses "Metroplús" affect the campus in only about 1 km away. within the university campus itself, the planning group took SYTECSA on 1.12.2011 as reported a 500m long test Ring route in operation on a trial operation in Belkommunmash BKM 420 is used for demonstration purposes. The passenger ride is free, but the trolley does not run to a fixed timetable and not on all days.

The test trolleybus to be expanded into a genuine public transport connection. Recording: Ernesto Guggenberger

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