Paris team has won the sixth edition of the European Tramdriver Championship, organized by Metrotenerife and Tram-Em in the city of Santa Cruz.
The president of Tenerife Island Government and Metrotenerife, Carlos Alonso, delivered the awards to the winners as well as Berlin, second position, and Frankfurt, third position. The awards for best male and female driver went to Karim Annough (Paris) and Franka Sonntag (Berlin). Metrotenerife team shared the eleventh position with Barcelona.
The Championship was the main event of the tenth anniversary of the Tenerife Tram. In this edition took place 23 teams of the countries of Germany, Sweden, Hungary, Austria, Belgium, Italy, Portugal, Spain, France, Irland, Norway, Switzerland, Netherland and Israel, as guest country. All the teams emphasized the great atmosphere of the competition and the organization of this international event.
At the awards ceremony, the president, Carlos Alonso, handed over the baton to Wolfgang Arnold, the managing director of Stuttgart tram; there will be the 7th Tram-Em on May.
Como colofón a la entrega de premios y al acto de clausura, celebrado en plaza Europa, el presidente del Cabildo, Carlos Alonso, cedió el testigo a Wolfgang Arnold, director general del tranvía de la ciudad alemana de Stuttgart, que será la sede del séptimo Campeonato Europeo de Conductores de Tranvía.
- Date May 12, 2017