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Tranvia Tenerife connects La Laguna and Santa Cruz

Dienstag, April 17th, 2007

The new tram system in the Tenerife capital of Santa Cruz hast carried its first fare-paying passengers on June 2th in 2007. The route of the new service means that more than half of the 350,000 population of the two cities will have no more than a five-minute walk to their nearest tram stop. The trams will run every five minutes, with a journey time of 37 minutes. Stops are situated every 500-600 metres and the whole line has double … Read the rest

Posted by Mary
Categories: La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Transport

Ferry service to link Tenerife and Madeira

Sonntag, März 11th, 2007

A ferry service linking Tenerife with Madeira starts up again on June 16, providing a weekly service between the two islands for the duration of the summer.

A new addition to the Naviera Armas fleet, the Volcan de Tamadaba, will operate the service.

The new vessel, due to come into service in May, will be one of the biggest, fastest and most modern in the company’s fleet, with a top speed of 24 knots and a payload of up … Read the rest

Posted by Mary
Categories: About Tenerife, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Transport
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