Maastricht - a new light rail from Maastricht to Lanaken
Mayor and alderman of the city of Maastricht have chosen their preferable route for the tram to the Belgian city of Lanaken. This new tram route should start at Maastricht's central station, through the Wilhelminabrug, along side the Maasboulevard and via the Bassinbridge in the direction of Belgium.
There is also the possibility for a passage over the Sappi premisses. The city did not choose for the route over tthe crowded market place in city centre. The tram is scheduled to travel between Maastricht and Lanaken as from 2012. The costs are now calculated at a total of 45 to 52 miljon euros.