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Half-time: Scheidt & Bachmann’s modernisation of VGF’s ticket vending machines in Frankfurt

Industry news  •  7 May 2014  •  Scheidt & Bachmann

The modernisation of “Frankfurt am Main Transport Company” (VGF)’s ticket vending machines is rapidly progressing…

Frankfurt: New lines and vehicles to primorve Frankfurt’s offering

Issue 1 2014  •  3 March 2014  •  Michael Budig, Bernd Conrads, Verkehrgesellschaft Frankfurt am Main (VGF)

Verkehrsgesellschaft Frankfurt am Main (VGF) operates underground and tram lines in the city of Frankfurt – a city with more than 700,000 inhabitants and the fifth largest community of Germany. In 2003, the City of Frankfurt decided to put the whole of Frankfurt’s bus transport system out to European-wide tender. VGF’s own subsidiary – In-der-City-Bus (ICB) – has to date won 50% of the city’s bus lines. Today, VGF operates nine underground lines with a total length of 65km and nine tram lines with a length of around 67km. In 2013 these 18 lines transported more than 167 million passengers, and taking the buses into consideration too, Frankfurt’s public transport network carried more than 220 million passengers…