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The new Zürich tram is coming!

Flexity. But what's strange in the picture? A green star for a correct answer

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Re: The new Zürich tram is coming!

They havent taken the plastic off the handrails?

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Old 12.07.2019, 17:28
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They havent taken the plastic off the handrails?

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Actually its more something thats obvious from the pic as something strange.
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Old 12.07.2019, 17:39
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Re: The new Zürich tram is coming!

Wooden seats. More hygienic and robust...
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Wooden seats. More hygienic and robust...
Getting close!
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Old 12.07.2019, 17:46
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Re: The new Zürich tram is coming!

I see buttons and handles on the wall where there would be a door, but it doesn't look like a door at all - more like a small panel between windows.

Edit - And there are no rails on the ceiling. What is one supposed to hold onto when the tram is packed with commuters?
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Re: The new Zürich tram is coming!

I will let you in on it. The guy sitting takes up two seats. So again its a tram made for anorexic people.
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Re: The new Zürich tram is coming!

No women in the picture.
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Re: The new Zürich tram is coming!

Two seats on either side making four in a row rather than three in total in a row on the older trams?
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People on tram seem Happy and are smiling
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People on tram seem Happy and are smiling
For them its maybe something new. Travelling on a tram!

And at least one does not have to sit on urine soaked cloth seats
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No women in the picture.
I can see three.
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Old 12.07.2019, 21:19
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Re: The new Zürich tram is coming!

So. Next comes ( and I would guess very soon ) the fare increases to pay fot it all.
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Re: The new Zürich tram is coming!

Not sure about that. The purchase of new vehicles is a continuous process and the budget is reserved yearly using normal revenue. Fare increases happen when the entire system becomes not sustainable anymore due to big-picture causes, very rarely due to a single event (tram purchase, line extension etc).
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I will let you in on it. The guy sitting takes up two seats. So again its a tram made for anorexic people.
Passive aggressive fat shaming is the Swiss way.
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Too clean to be real tram.
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