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Talinn's Next Milestone

Author: CIVITAS Support
Posted on: Tuesday, May 27, 2008 - 20:41

Although, it was wintertime in Tallinn and not ideal conditions to implement priority and information systems in public transport, the Swedish company Thoreb AB finished the second stage with the installation of equipment for priority and information systems.

The second milestone was on 30th November 2007 and the executor of contract completed the installation of: 63 Tallinn Bus Company’s buses 48 Tallinn Tram and Trolleybus Company’s trolleybuses, 26 intersections-as part of the priority system, 7 depot stations with WLAN (wireless local area network).The third milestone was on 31st March 2008: the executor finished the installation of information systems on 199 buses (plus 20 trailers), 41 trolleybuses and 52 trams. At the same time, the executor has been testing the priority system, which has to be finally inspected and approved at the end of May 2008. At the beginning of this year, the City of Tallinn started the next tendering procedure of public procurement called “Preparation of dissemination activities in spring 2008” and preparing the marking of public transport lanes which will be part of the priority system for public transport in Tallinn.

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