The station's funicular begins operation with a water-driven traction system.
The “Società luganese dei Tramway elettrici” (Lugano Electric Tramway Company) is founded and the first 3 lines are launched.
Under the name "Tranvie elettriche comunali", the City of Lugano resumes management of the "Società luganese dei Tramway elettrici".
The first bus in the city begins running.
The tram leaves the city, the trolley buses arrive.
Ruggì vehicle maintenance depot in Pregassona becomes operational.
The Azienda Comunale dei Trasporti (Municipal Transport Company; ACTL) participates in establishing the Ticino and Moesano fare community. 11 companies are involved to offer users a single ticket valid on all means of transport.
Trasporti Pubblici Luganesi (TPL) resumes operation of the ACTL: with the transition from municipally-owned company to joint-stock company, decision-making mechanisms similar to those in the private economy are introduced, enabling changes and innovations in the organisation and service to be made more quickly.
Buses replace trolley buses on the streets of Lugano.
TPL takes over management of the Cassarate Monte Brè Funicular.
New interchange terminal Lugano Centro.
The sales and information office opens.
Digital information signs are introduced at stops.
The technical centre of competence (CTC) is set up.
The Viability Plan for the Lugano Hub (PVP) and the Arcobaleno Integrated Fare (TIA) result in an improved and more integrated service at the cantonal level.
Opening and management of the new Cornaredo Resega P&R.
TPL takes over management of Ferrovie Luganesi SA.
The funicular station is re-opened with refurbished technology and design.
Opening and management of the new Cornaredo Stadio Est and Cornaredo Termica P&Rs.
Vehicle fleet renewed with the introduction of EURO 6 buses.
Trasporti Pubblici Luganesi SA (TPL) is the public transport company that serves the city of Lugano and the neighbouring municipalities of Massagno, Paradiso, Savosa, and Vezia, also going to Manno.Find out more
TPL is a joint-stock company under private law, whose shareholders are bodies governed by public law.Find out more
Inaugurated in 1886 and having undergone renovations completed in 2016, the Lugano City-SBB railway station funicular offers a fast connection between the SBB railway station and the city centre.Find out more