Railways / Germany: Electric Multiple Units / Desiro HC (462)
The Desiro HC (for "High Capacity") electric multiple units were developed by Siemens and first used in scheduled service on the Rhine-Ruhr Express (RRX) at the end of 2018. The trains are made up of single-deck end coaches and intermediate double-deck coaches. The engines are situated in the end coaches.
Public Transport / Germany / Magdeburg
Magdeburg is the state capital of the East German federal state of Saxony-Anhalt. It has about 230,000 inhabitants and has an extensive tram network with a system length of more than 60 kilometres. The trams are operated by → MVB (Magdeburger Verkehrsbetriebe GmbH).
Public Transport / Scandinavia / Göteborg (Gothenburg)
The city of Gothenburg is located in the west of Sweden and has about 600,000 inhabitants. It has the largest tram network in Scandinavia with a system length of about 80 km. Most of the lines are separated from the road traffic outside the city centre. Some of the routes have been built without any crossings, resulting in very attractive travel times. The network operator is → Göteborgs Spårvägar AB.