After more than 40 years of commitment to Jena's public transport system, Uwe Friedrich says goodbye as managing director.
New models of stand-alone ticket machines replace the long-standing machines at the stops in Winzerla, Lobeda and the city centre.
In 2010, the local transport signed a contract for the delivery of eight standard buses from Solaris. Four vehicles were delivered to Nahverkehr in August 2010, two more in June 2011. The last two Urbino 12 buses arrived at the depot in Burgau on 21 July 2011. Those two most recently delivered vehicles are equipped with air conditioning for the passenger compartment for the first time.
On 11 July 2011, Jena's local transport authority and Solaris signed a contract for the delivery of five Solaris trams (Solaris Tramino Jena). These are three-car bi-directional vehicles with low-floor technology.
Opening of the art exhibition "Frank Stella-New Works" in the Old Tram Depot in Dornburger Straße. (15 October to 4 December 2011)
Udo Beran starts as the new managing director of Jenaer Nahverkehr GmbH.
The Jena tramway turns 111 - celebrated with an open day on 2 June 2012.
Summer holidays 2012
Rehabilitation of the Knebelstraße track triangle and the Oberaue track interchange.
The long-time managing director Dr. Bernhard Graduszewski is bidding farewell after 28 years in the service of Jena's local public transport. During 23 of the 28 years, he was Managing Director - since 1990.
Two new Solaris Urbino 18 articulated buses are ceremoniously inaugurated.
The first issue of the new customer magazine "eXpress" is distributed to all Jena households.
Summer holidays 2013
Rehabilitation of the tram tracks at the Holzmarkt track triangle and renewal of the tracks in the Red Tower curve area.
14 September until 10 November 2013
The special exhibition "Back to Balance" makes a stop at the Old Tram Depot.
9 November 2013
Presentation of the new Solaris Tramino Jena at Ernst-Abbe-Platz.
5 December 2013
The communication department starts with a thank-you event for all employees as part of an initial marketing concept.
11 January 2014
The Tramino goes on its maiden voyage with 60 invited guests.
Mid March 2014
The party track gets a new look, Köstritzer is the new sponsor.
31 May 2014
The anniversary "100 years of tramway in Jena East" is celebrated at the "Jenzigweg" stop
10 May until 27 July 2014
Friedrich Schiller University presents the artist Peter Halley with the exhibition "Prisons" in the Old Tram Depot (10 May to 27 July).
8 July 2014
Dismissal of Udo Beran as Managing Director - Appointment of Thomas Zaremba as Managing Director.
Summer holidays 2014
Redevelopment of the railway triangle in Lobeda.
The first customer advisory board of the Jena public transport system is appointed.
1 December 2014
Steffen Gundermann and Andreas Möller take up their positions as managing directors.
14 December 2014
For the first time, the timetable changes in winter. Start of service of the new bus lines 42 and 43 to the south of Jena and extension of bus line 13 to Maua.
27 May 2015
The service centre in the Holzmarkt-Passage reopens for customers after 6 weeks of complete renovation.
2 July 2015
Outside announcers on vehicles of the Jena public transport system are put into operation.
Summer holidays 2015
Renovation of the railway triangle Kupferhütchen.
30 November 2015
Digital makeover for the Jena public transport internet portal - new at nahverkehr-jena.de
March until June 2016
Barrier-free expansion of the stops Spittelplatz and Stifterstraße
April until July 2016
Exhibition "Quantum Songs" by the artist ROTRAUT in the Old Tram Depot
Two new standard buses put into operation
Commissioning of a fast charging station for electric cars on the company premises in Burgau
11 December 2016
Timetable change: New service of bus lines 10/11/12 via the Beutenberg, reorganisation of bus lines in the south of Jena
May until July 2017
Exhibition "Into the Wood" by artist Georg Thumbach in the Old Tram Depot
10 June 2017
Open day at the Burgau depot
Commissioning of two new buses: one standard bus and one articulated bus
30 November 2017
Solar system on the roof of the tram depot at Burgau depot goes into operation
10 December 2017
Timetable change: improvement of night services - lines 1, 2 and 10 run around the clock; lines 33, 34 and 35 are cancelled
Introduction of mobile ticket in the app MeinJena
Summer holidays 2018
Renovation of railway triangle Winzerla
Commissioning of the new bus terminus in Göschwitz
8 September 2018
Start of construction of the 1st phase "Tramway to Heaven"
Commissioning of two new MAN-standard buses
Introduction of the service "stop on demand" on all tram and bus lines
Buses and trains become mobile emergency islands
The first three e-buses are used on line 15
from March 2020
The Corona pandemic has local transport and the city firmly in its grip: Drastic restrictions in public life will lead to a considerable slump in demand from mid-March 2020. The most important lines run according to a special timetable with considerably restricted services until mid-April.
Introduction of evita e-scooter sharing
Extension of VMT area to include Saalfeld-Rudolstadt district and Saale-Orla district