Lausanne, Switzerland, September 13, 2005.
Due to the construction of the new city metro m2, the presently used trains Lausanne-Ouchy (LO) and Lausanne-Gare (LG) will stop service on January 22, 2006.
The “Transports publics de la région Lausannoise” let for free all the rolling stock of the two cog wheel lines : Lausanne-Ouchy (LO) and Lausanne-Gare (LG) which were first funicular railways between 1877 and 1958.
The list of the rolling stock :
From LG : 2 cog wheel electric railcars, Strub system.
From LO : 3 cog wheel electric railcars, Strub system, 5 passager cars.
Details on the official site www.t-l.ch/entreprise/vehicule.htm
The Museum of Transport at Lucerne refused to receive any of these rolling stock !
Lausanne – Gare (LG)
Lausanne – Ouchy (LO)