Tram units undergoing maintenance

Engineers from CAF, the company that built the trams used, for a short time, in Vélez-Málaga have spent the past couple of weeks servicing the units following their return from Australia.

Tram begins its journey to Sydney

This morning, the Vélez-Málaga tram has started its final journey, destination Sydney, Australia. The tram ceased functioning on June 4th 2012 and the Council has negotiated a €200,000 per year rental agreement with the city of Sydney.

The neverending tram saga in Vélez-Málaga

The socialist Mayor of Vélez-Málaga, Salomé Arroyo, has made a commitment to maintain three-way talks in an attempt to try and reduce the technical rate of the much-troubled Tranvia tram system in the town and to pave the way for the second section of the tram to be made operational after two years of delays.

The trams in Vélez-Málaga…

It is easy to see why the Tranvia tram system in Vélez-Málaga is having such a hard time. I was in Torre del Mar the other day and saw half a dozen trams go past and the number of occupants on each (whole) tram ranged from 2 to a staggering 8. For some reason it just doesn’t seem to have …

Tranvia system in Cádiz

Work has started on construction of the urban section of the Tranvia tram system on its way through Chiclana de la Frontera, Cádiz province.

Tranvia passenger numbers continue to decline

The Tranvia tram system in Vélez-Málaga has ended 2009 with the worst set of figures since it began in 2006, the number of passengers using the service continuing to decline.