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Laura Gröndahl will design fabrics for Tampere Tramway

13.3.2019

Designer (UAS) Laura Gröndahl has been selected to design fabrics for Tampere Tramway. The designer was chosen on the basis of jury votes and public votes submitted online during Tampere Tramway's Maketti display. Helena Hyvönen was the public’s favourite, and she also received a prize. Public votes counted for 20% in the selection process. 

Tampere Tramway’s Mock-up Exhibition was a huge success – More than 15,000 “mock-up passengers” tried out the new tram car

27.2.2019

A full-scale model of Tampere Tramway was on display from 21–26 February 2019 in the Sorsapuistosali space at Tampere Hall. The event attracted over 15,000 visitors over a 6-day period.

Tampere Tramway Ltd, NRC Finland Oy and YIT Suomi Oy signed an alliance agreement for Tampere Tramway maintenance

12.2.2019

Tampere Tramway Ltd, NRC Finland Oy and YIT Suomi Oy signed a maintenance alliance agreement concerning Tampere Tramway on 12 February 2019. This is an option to the alliance agreement for construction.

Tampere Tramway’s fabric designer will be selected by public and jury votes

30.1.2019

The fabric designer for Tampere Tramway will be selected on the basis of public and jury voting held on 21–26 February 2018.  At that time, the fabric options and designers will be presented to the public in conjunction with the Tampere Tram Mock-up Exhibition being held at Tampere Hall.

Tampere Tram Mock-up Exhibition gives Tampere residents their first taste of Tampere Tramway’s tram car

15.1.2019

A full-scale model of Tampere Tramway will be on display from 21–26 February 2019 in the Sorsapuistosali space at Tampere Hall This event is open to the public daily from 2 pm until 7 pm and it’s free of charge. City residents can learn more about the tram car features and Tampere during the tramline era. 

Tampere residents chose a red tram car

1.10.2018

In a public vote on tram car colour, the red option received 13,867 votes, which was 59% of all votes. The other colour option – light blue – received 9,711 votes and placed second in the vote. This result means that the Tampere cityscape will have a red tramway starting in 2021. A total of 23,578 votes were submitted during a public vote held in conjunction with the Tampere Day event weekend.