Suburban saviour – Light rail to plug gap in Copenhagen network
Copenhagen is edging towards the start of construction on its first light rail project. Kevin Smith visits the Danish capital to get an update on the work that has taken place so far.
The Danish capital’s metro network, which is currently undergoing a significant expansion with the addition of the 15km Cityring and 3km Nordhavn and 4.5km Sydhavn projects, is improving rail connectivity in the city centre. But travelling between outlying suburbs by rail remains a challenge. Buses provide good connectivity, but the automobile remains the dominant mode, a growing concern in increasingly car-conscious Copenhagen. Suburban saviour – Light rail to plug gap in Copenhagen network