THE GS TRAM SITE

LINZ

ÖSTERREICH - AUSTRIA

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13 Aug. 2011

Linz after the opening of the tram extension to Leonding.




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ROUTES

Operator: Linz AG Linien

URBAN TRAM ROUTES

  1 Universität - Hauptplatz - Landstraße - Hauptbahnhof - Wiener Straße - Auwiesen
  2 Universität - Hauptplatz - Landstraße - Hauptbahnhof - Wiener Straße - Ebelsberg - SolarCity
  3 Bergbahnhof Urfahr - Hauptplatz - Landstraße - Hauptbahnhof - Leonding

MOUNTAIN TRAMWAY (PÖSTLINGBERGBAHN)

50 Hauptplatz - Urfahr - Pöstlingberg

The Pöstlingbergbahn was regauged to 900 mm in 2008-2009 and the trams running on it share city tram tracks between Hauptplatz and Urfahr.

Operator: Stern & Hafferl Verkehrsgesellschaft

LINZER LOKALBAHN (LILO)

   Linz Hochbahnhof - Leonding - Hitzing - Eferding - Waizenkirchen - Peuerbach


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Tramway: 26 km.
  • Pöstlingbergbahn: 4 km
  • Lokalbahn: 59 km.


HISTORY

  • Tramway: 1898 - today.
  • Pöstlingbergbahn: 29 May 1898 - today.
  • Lokalbahn: 1912 - today.

GAUGE

  • Tramway: 900 mm.
  • Pöstlingbergbahn: 1000 mm. (1898 - 25 March 2008); 900 mm (29 May 2009 - today)
  • Lokalbahn: 1435 mm.

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.
  • Pulling, N. "Systems Factfile No.74: Linz, Austria" Tramways & Urban Transit, Nov. 2013 (76: 911), p.476-479.
  • Russell, M. "110 years of unblemished service [The Pöstlingbergbahn]" Tramways & Urban Transit, June 2008 (71: 846), p.244-245.
  • Wansbeek, C.J. "Linz: Narrow gauge, broad vision", Tramways & Urban Transit, May 2002 (64: 773), p.174-179.

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