Summary in English

The tramway between Lund Central Station and ESS (European Spallation Source) is a contribution to the public transport of the future, in one of the busiest commuter routes in Lund, also called The Science Road.

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The Tram Route:

  • The tram route runs from Lund Central Station to Science Village/ESS in North East, connecting passengers with rail services and main working places and research institutions in Lund.
  • The tram route is approx. 5,5 km long. Double tracks. 9 stops.
  • The infrastructure is defrayed by the municipality of Lund and the Swedish State. 

Urban Planning along the Tramway

  • The tram route Lund C - ESS connects Lund's medieval city center and a completely new city in the North East, Brunnshog.
  • The tramway is a spine of The Science Road: all the stops are also vital nodes for urban planning along the way.
  • Every node is a matter for urban densification or urban expansion.
  • Urban planning in the area aims to achieve a mixed-use city.
  • Until 2050, when the area is built completely, there will be approx. 50,000 people living or working along the tram route.


Urban space and Infrastructure:

The Fleet:

  • 7 modern accessible trams: length approx. 33 m, breadth 2,65 m, with an overhead wire.
  • Practical capacity: approx. 200 passengers (we count with 2 people per square meter).
  • The manufacturer is CAF from Spain.
  • The fleet is defrayed by Skånetrafiken/Region of Skåne.

 

Traffic:

  • The trams are going to run every 7,5 minute at the start.
  • The trams will be given an own street space and are not going to share space with other traffic means, crossings exepted.

 

Depot:

  • Is located nearby the research center ESS, at the end of the tramline.
  • The depot is defrayed by Region Skåne.

 

Timeplan:

  • The construction works on the infrastructure started in January, 2017, and were finished at the end of the 2019.
  • The operation of the trams is planned to begin on the 13th of December, 2020.


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Box 41, 221 00 Lund

E-post
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