Luxembourg aims to make all public transportation free by 2020

In 2016 more than 100 million passengers used public transport in the country

Luxembourg city has some of the world's worst traffic congestion, according to the Guardian.

Apart from providing free public transport, Bettel's coalition government also intends to legalise cannabis and introduce two new public holidays.

Most people working in the city commute from the neigbouring countries and are set to benefit from the free public transport system.

The move, which is scheduled to come as a major relief to Luxembourgers during next summer, shall witness fares lifted on trains, trams and buses, The Guardian reported.

Luxembourg is a small European country surrounded by Belgium, France and Germany. Last summer, the government provided free public transport for every child and young person under 10, while free shuttle services were made available to secondary school children travelling between home and school.

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Currently, commuters pay just £1.78 for two hours of travel - but even this low fare will be scrapped under the plan.

Bettel, whose Democratic party will form a government with the left-wing Socialist Workers' party and the Greens, had vowed to prioritise the environment during the recent election campaign.

It's hoped that by 2020, all tickets for public transportation will be abolished, leaving no need for fare collection and policing of ticket purchases and a significant reduction in traffic congestion.

As the paper noted, however, some of the finer points of the plan have yet to be ironed out, including whether trains will still have first and second class compartments and if so, if riders will be charged in those cases.

The CSV, however, lost seats, while the Greens gained three seats. The result gave the coalition 31 seats in the 60-seat chamber.

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