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INNSBRUCK

ÖSTERREICH - AUSTRIA

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14 Dec. 2012

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Innsbruck after a 350 m extension of tram line 3 in Amras on 26 Oct. 2012, and the 2.3 km extension of the same route to Höttinger Au on 14 Dec.




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Innsbruck 2012 tram map




I created the above map by overlaying an OpenStreetMap (OSM) map with my own data. Copyright on the OSM map is © OpenStreetMap & Contributors, licensed under a CC-BY-SA (Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 licence).

Please note that the OSM map used as a template for this map corresponds to the situation at the time the map was downloaded and may show features that did not exist at the time the GS Tram Site is supposed to show. In particular, it may show bridges and highways that were built later.


ROUTES

Operator: Innsbrucker Verkehrsbetriebe (IVB)

URBAN TRAM ROUTES

  1 Bergisel - Westbahnhof - Altstadt - Saggen - Mühlauer Brücke
  3 Höttinger Au - Anichstraße - Hauptbahnhof [Central Station] - Amras
  6 Bergisel - Igls

INTERURBAN ROUTE (STUBAITALBAHN)

STB Hauptbahnhof [Central Station] - Anichstraße - Westbahnhof - Bergisel - Sonnenburgerhof - Natters - Mutters - Kreith - Fulpmes

FUNICULAR ROUTE (HUNGERBURGBAHN)

HBB ORF-Zentrum - Hungerburg


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Tramway: 19.5 km.

  • Stubaitalbahn: 18.2 km.

  • Hungerburgbahn: 1.8 km.



HISTORY

Tramway

  • Steam trams: 1891 - 1910.
  • Electric trams: 1905 - today.

Stubaitalbahn (electric)

1904 - today.

Hungerburgbahn (electric)

1906-2005; 2007-today.

GAUGE (all systems)

  • 1000 mm.

TRAM PRESERVATION

The volunteer organization Tiroler MuseumsBahnen operates a tramway museum at the old terminus of the Stubaitalbahn. It also runs preserved old trams on city tracks.


SOURCES

PRINT

  • Buckley, R.J. Tramways and Light Railways of Switzerland and Austria. Milton Keynes (England): Light Rail Transit Association, 1st ed., 1984.
  • Buckley, R.J. Tramways and Light Railways of Switzerland and Austria. Milton Keynes (England): Light Rail Transit Association, 2nd ed., 2000.
  • Deacon, R. "Innsbruck expansion: The next level", Tramways & Urban Transit, Jan. 2016 (79:937), p.20-23.
  • Deacon, R. "Innsbruck: Tramway fit for the modern age", Tramways & Urban Transit, Aug. 2004 (67: 800), p.294-296.
  • Deacon, R. "Innsbruck: Tramway in transition", Tramways & Urban Transit, Feb. 2009 (72: 854), p.54-57.
  • Plefka, E. "The Tramways of Innsbruck", Modern Tramway and Light Rail Transit, Apr. and May 1983 (46: 544-545), p.110-118; 154-164.
  • Pulling, N. "Systems Factfile No.46 - Innsbruck, Austria", Tramways & Urban Transit, Aug. 2011 (74: 884), p.307-309.

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