Study Trip Leipzig, Chemnitz and Zwickau, 22-24.10.2017

Deadline for registration: 6th October 2017

Sunday 22.10.17
Study trip begins and ends in Berlin. Transport by bus has been organised from Berlin.
Arrival at a Berlin airport (Tegel or Schönefeldt) no later than 15:30
Travel to Leipzig and get-together meeting in the evening

Monday 23.10.17
In Leipzig will we will look at barrier-free solutions, tram solutions in narrow streets and the mixed usage of shared space
Morning
Welcome meeting with LVB officials (local traffic company) and presentations
Presentation "Tram and Bicycling" by T. Heinemann, City of Leipzig
"Challenges and Experiences in a Large Scale Tram Network", Stephan Besier
Lunch Break                    
Afternoon
Field trip Leipzig
LRT tram solutions - urban integration and design
Trams in narrow streets and the mixed usage of shared space
Innovative tram stops
Cycling and tram
Safety aspects
Dinner

Tuesday 24.10.17
Morning
Travel from Leipzig to Chemnitz
Meeting at the local transport network VMS (Verkehrsverbund Mittelsachsen)
Barrier free solutions in Chemnitz
Field trip Chemnitz tram-train
Tram-train connection at Chemnitz Central Station
Trip with dual mode light rail vehicle (Diesel/750VDC) into the city centre
Pedestrian zone with tram and bus
Construction site new light-rail line to the university
Electric tram on railway line (Stollberg)
Presentation of the tram-train solution "Chemnitz Model" (Besier)
Lunch
Travel from Chemnitz to Zwickau
Field trip Zwickau tram-train
Trip by diesel railcar on tram tracks into city centre
Narrow street with interlaced track at Market Square. Interlaced track: three runners in one track to enable the movement of vehicles with different track widths along the track
Return travel to Leipzig
Dinner

Wednesday 25.10.17
Travel to Berlin
Journey home

The cost of the trip is 1480 € net for the entire duration and 1350 € net if you join us the 24.10.2017 The cost covers the price of the program, transport to and from a Berlin airport (Tegel or Schönefeld), accommodation with breakfast as well as a light snack at lunchtime. Evening meals or main meals are not included in the price.

Participation is limited to 22 people. Important: please note that you should wait until your participation is confirmed before booking your flight. This study trip requires a minimum of 10 participants.

The study trip will start at a Berlin airport (Tegel or Schönefeld) and will end at the bus station (long distance buses), from where participants will travel back to a Berlin airport (Tegel or Schönefeld). Participants are responsible for their own accident insurance and return transport in the event of an emergency.

The invoice must be paid before the event. Payment will not be reimbursed except if the trip is cancelled. If the participant is unable to attend, then another person may participate in his/her place.

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