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COVID-19: mea­sures of Hold­ing Graz

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The measures of the federal government to contain coronavirus are also having effects on the operations of the largest municipal service company in Styria – Holding Graz. In various areas, Holding Graz is adapting its comprehensive offers and services on the basis of the regulations issued.

Graz Linien:


The safety and well-being of our passengers and employees is paramount to us.

The following measures currently apply at our company



  • MNS is compulsory on all public transport from 1 July. Here you will find all the questions and answers!
  • Where possible, a distance of two metres to other passengers is to be observed.
  • The rondel at Jakominiplatz is closed for customer information.



  • The Mobility and Sales Centre is open from Monday to Friday from 8 am to 6 pm, and on Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm.
  • Personal ticket sales on the buses have been discontinued. You can find all sales points here.
  • If a new “Jahreskarte Graz” is purchased or extended from 1 July, 20 euros will be added in the form of Graz vouchers. Further information can be found here.



  • From 15.2. onwards, we will also be using additional school buses and trams again for the normal timetable. Timetable info can be found here.
  • The first door is closed on our buses. The first row of seats is not available.
  • When passengers wish to alight, all doors are opened in the trams. This also applies when a passenger at a tram stop signals that he or she wishes to travel with the tram. This excludes vehicles of the 500 and 600 series (no central opening).
  • We ensure that only trams with a driver’s cab are used. If it is necessary for operational reasons, vehicles without a driver’s cab will also be used. In these vehicles, the first door and the first three rows of seats are not available.
  • The Nightline resumes operations. The first trip will take place on 3 July at 0.30 am. More information (incl. timetables) can be found here!
  • All vehicles are cleaned every day and even more intensively than usual.


Do you have any questions? We would be pleased to assist you.

Tel.: + 43 316 887-4224

Waste management:


The usual opening hours apply for the recycling centre in Sturzgasse: Monday to Friday 7 am until 5 pm, Saturday, Sunday and on public holidays 8 am until 6 pm.

In the recycling centre, it is mandatory to wear a mouth-and-nose protector until 24 January, and from 25 January it is mandatory to wearFFP2 mask and to comply with social distancing regulations and to ensure a reduced number of customers (1 customer per 10 m²). In addition, no assistance in currently provided. All measures are monitored by the employees of GPS.


Waste collection:

Waste disposal is taking place in the entire municipal area of Graz as usual. All employees of the Waste Management department and the cleaning staff of the Urban Space department are working  in compliance with strict hygiene regulations and in various teams.

Leisure facilities:

The Castle Mountain railway and the Schöckl funicular railway are currently in operation.

Please note that it is mandatory to wear an FFP2 mask on the Schöckl funicular railway and on the Castle Mountain railway. This applies at all entrances and exits, at the tills, in the passenger cars/carriages.

Current info on the operating hours can be found here:

Our pools, saunas and wellness areas have been open since 19 May (exceptions: Stukitz sauna and Spa zur Sonne).

You can find all the info here!

Holding Graz info centre: 

The info centre at Andreas-Hofer-Platz has been open again since 8 February. Appointments are only possible if arranged beforehand by telephone.

More info can be found here!