Public Transport / Scandinavia / Aarhus
The city of Aarhus (approx. 270,000 inhabitants) in the Danish region of Midtjylland maintained a metre-gauge tram network from 1904 to 1971. The construction of a new standard gauge tram was started in 2012. So-called tram trains provide direct connections to the surrounding area using two railway lines. The inner-city tram section was opened in December 2017, the first tram trains started operation in August 2018. The system called "Letbane" is operated by → Midttrafik, the transport company of the region.