Urban Tramway Infrastructure, 16th May 2017 in Copenhagen
On 16.05.2017 Light Rail Day is holding a technical seminar for “Urban Tramway Infrastructure“ with emphasis on city tram stops. Speakers from several countries will offer examples from various countries in Europe, including France. Have a look on "Schedule". In addition the participants in Copenhagen will receive the newly published book “Design of Urban Tramway Infrastructure“ (a manual for urban architectural integration). The book has a value of approximately 50 € and is included in the participation fee. State and local governmental contractors have been approached as well as architects, landscape architects, engineers, planners and consultants. The seminar will be held at the "CfL-Center for Ledelse" in Copenhagen, only a mere 10 minutes by foot from “ Østerport” station. Light Rail Day has hosted seminars and conferences at this location in previous years. The seminar will take place a day after the large Danish rail conference. So if you are already in Copenhagen why not take opportunity to stay on an extra day and participate in our technical seminar.
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11. -12.09.2017 in Aarhus/Denmark
Aarhus is the world cultural capital for 2017.
17: 00 For those participants already in town, there is the option of taking part in an event hosted by ”Letbaner.dk” (Lightrail.dk): At 17:00 Letbaner.DK (Lightrail.DK) welcomes you to the Light Rail Day 2017 with a small exhibition from the association Lightrail.DK and from Odense Light rail. (Odense is expected to open in 2020). At 18:00 we are going for a pleasant walk in the inner city, to see some sights as well as the new Light Rail Line in the renewed harbour district. At 19:00 We will end up at the Irish Pub - Tir Na Nog - in Frederiksgade 40, where you are able to bring a burger menu from the neighbour burger bar. You can also choose to visit any other restaurant to eat before a beer on the pub.
Tir Na Nog Pub is situated 160 meter from the hotel, just around the corner, and everything must be paid individually this day.
10:30 Light Rail Day begins. A tram will transport the participants through the newly built system and will finish in the depot that we are visiting. The local partners will then introduce themselves there. It has not been decided whether the “ Nordic Light Rail Prize“ will be awarded again yet.
19:00 Networking dinner at the hotel
Conference with lectures at the hotel “Scandic Aarhus City“, Østergade 10, DK-8000 Aarhus C