THE GS TRAM SITE
SOUTH AUSTRALIA, AUSTRALIA
13 Oct. 2018
The Adelaide tram system after the opening of the extensions to Festival Plaza and
the Botanic Gardens.
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Operator: Adelaide Metro
||(Adelaide Entertainment Centre - ) Royal Adelaide Hospital - Victoria Square / Tarndanyangga -
Goodwood - Morphettville Racecourse - Glenelg (Moseley Square)
||Adelaide Entertainment Centre - Royal Adelaide Hospital - Botanic Gardens
||Festival Plaza - Victoria Square / Tarndanyangga -
Goodwood - Morphettville Racecourse - Glenelg (Moseley Square) [Weekends and events days only]
Note: Route numbers are of an indicative nature only, and are not used by the operator.
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM
- Horse tramways (1): 1861 - 1866.
- Horse tramways (2): Dec. 1878 - 1914.
- Electric tramways in Adelaide: 9 March 1909 - today.
- Electric tramways in Port Adelaide: Apr. 1917 - July 1935.
- Tramways: 1435 mm. (with one early exception at 1600 mm., later converted to 1435 mm.)
The Tramway Museum, St Kilda, north of Adelaide,
has a large collection of preserved trams, often used for tourist rides on city streets.
- Hammond, I. "Port Adelaide: Light relief for old railway" Tramways & Urban Transit, Apr. 2006 (69: 820), p.158-159.
- Horne, R.T. "Adelaide", letter to the editor (with a map) in Modern Tramway and Light Rail Review, March 1973 (36: 423), p.98.
- Price, J.H. "Adelaide, 1988" Modern Tramway and Light Rail Transit, Oct. 1989 (52: 622), p.337-343.
- "Rethinking Adelaide" Tramways & Urban Transit, Apr. 2018 (81: 964), p.140.
- Taplin, M. & Hammond, I. "Systems Factfile No.64: Adelaide, Australia" Tramways & Urban Transit, Jan. 2013 (76: 901), p.19-22.
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