© ArcelorMittal
Logistics & Transport

Saar light Rail


Stadtbahn Saar GmbH, Saarbrücken


Saarbrücken, Germany

Project duration

April 2008 – June 2015

Total track length

44 km

Length of section

12 km

Length of tunnel

476 m

Length of viaduct

126 m

Dual-voltage train

750 V Direct Current and 15 kV Alternating Current

Investment volume

€ 85 million

The tram was reactivated in 1997 as a light rail and has been gradually expanded ever since. At 100 million, the light rail has had almost twice as many passengers as predicted over a ten-year period. Drees & Sommer is controlling the completion of the last section of track through mid 2015.

Individual services

  • Project Lead
  • Project Management
  • CostMonitor

Additional value

  • Cost certainty for sustainable mobility at the Saar