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Saving energy with trams - Research Project EcoTram 3000 mwh to be saved

Published: May 18, 2010; 00:00 · (Vindobona)

While trams are getting more and more comfortable they do require significant amount of energy for heating and cooling. The new project EcoTram aims to combine comfort and energy efficiency.

Saving energy with trams - Research Project EcoTram 3000 mwh to be saved / Picture: © Wiener Linien

For this project Rail Tec Arsenal, SCHIG, Siemens, Technical University (TU) Vienna, Vossloh Kiepe and „Wiener Linien“ formed a consortium.

It is funded by “Österreichischen Forschungsförderungsgessellschaft” (FFG) and their climate and energy fund, in line with “Neue Energien 2020”.

An intensive testing program is initiated at this early stage: A tram is…

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