Route in operation – premiere ride: Innsbruck tram now to Rum

The long wait is over: With the timetable change on Saturday, the Innsbruck tram line 5 started operating for passengers on the section to Rum.

For a total of four years, work was carried out on the 1.2-kilometer section from O-Dorf to the converted ÖBB station in Rum. The state of Tyrol has invested around 30 million euros in this. The premiere trip took place on Saturday morning. State Councilor speaks of a milestone “The extension to Rum is an important milestone for the realization of the regional train in the central area of ​​Innsbruck, which makes the districts in the east more accessible, especially for commuters from the lowlands, and will relieve the main station”. said a happy Minister for Mobility, René Zumtobel. The connection to Völs should also be completed by 2030 at the latest. “Then there will also be an attractive transfer hub in Fiè to the west of Innsbruck on the new cross-city link through Innsbruck. The planning for this is in full swing.”Rum will be the new hubIn the future, line 5 will run on weekdays every 10 minutes from the Technik-West stop via Schützenstraße and the new stops Neu-Rum Volksschule and Neu-Rum Glungezerstraße to the ÖBB- Train station in Rum. “Passengers can change from there directly and barrier-free to the S-Bahn and regional buses,” according to the IVB.
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