Saturday, 4 October 2008

Lisbon 29th Sept 2008

'Carris' still operates bus and tram services in Lisbon. In 1978 there was an extensive tram network and lots of different types of trams. Now there are 5 routes and two types of tram.
1. This bogie car is a static booking office.
2. There are 45 of these rebuilt 4-wheelers with traditional wooden bodies but new German trucks and electrical equipment. This is one of ten used for tourist serivces.
3. There are 10 of these artics which provide an 11 minute service on route 15 to Alges.
4. The remaining 35 4-wheelers operate services 12, 18, 25 and 28. Trolley poles are used on the 12 and 28. Pantographs elsewhere including depot journeys.

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