Basler Verkehrs-Betriebe



Tram: 8, 17; Ciba

Klybeckstrasse 212, 4057 Basel
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The technology behind public transport

The future of mobility is being developed in the BVB industrial centre. Dive into this diverse world, get to know the technology in the vehicles and experience the newest technologies in e-mobility.


Food and Drink

Catering services with indoor seating


Partially wheelchair accessible

Telephone contact for on-site assistance

General Information

Rest area with seating available

About Basler Verkehrs-Betriebe

Basel Verkehrs-Betriebe (BVB) is the largest partner in the Nordwestschweiz transport association in Basel-Stadt and the surrounding area, operating over 230 kilometres of tram and bus lines. With its dense network of routes and regular service, BVB promotes the mobility of people in the city and the surrounding agglomeration. It is the only urban transport company in the world to connect three countries with its tram lines.

Every year, BVB carries more than 106 million passengers on nine tram lines and 14 bus lines. That’s over 290,000 people a day. More than 1,350 BVB employees ensure smooth service 365 days a year. Since 2006, BVB has been run as a public institution, entirely owned by the Canton of Basel-Stadt. BVB is constantly modernising its vehicle fleet. From 2027, the entire BVB fleet will be powered by renewable energy.

BVB Industrie Zentrum
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BVB Industrie Zentrum
© BVB, Claudia Link