THE GS TRAM SITE

BRUXELLES / BRUSSEL - BRUSSELS

BELGIQUE / BELGIË - BELGIUM

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2 Oct. 1988

Brussels at the opening of Métro line 2, replacing the trams in the "Petite ceinture" prémétro tunnel.


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Brussels 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.

ABBREVIATIONS ON THE MAP

AL/KW Arts-Loi / Kunst-Wet PE Princesse Elisabeth / Prinses Elisabeth
CJ/KJ Cim.Jette / Kerkhof van Jette PH/Hp Porte de Hal / Hallepoort
DB De Brouckère PN/NP Porte de Ninove / Ninoofse Poort
HS Houba de Strooper PNa/Nap Porte de Namur / Naamse Poort

ROUTES

Operator: Société des transports intercommunaux bruxellois (STIB) / Maatschappij voor het Intercommunaal Vervoer te Brussel (MIVB)

TRAM ROUTES

18 St.Lambert - De Greef - Yser / IJzer - Porte de Ninove / Ninoofse Poort - G. du Midi / Zuidstation - Porte de Hal / Hallepoort - Barrière / Bareel - Wiels - Forest / Vorst
19 Grand-Bigard / Groot-Bijgaarden - Schweitzer - Simonis - De Greef - Houba de Strooper
23 Schaerbeek / Schaarbeek - Princesse Elisabeth / Prinses Elisabeth - Meiser - Diamant - Montgomery - Etterbeek - Buyl - Legrand - Churchill
39 Montgomery - Woluwe - Stockel / Stokkel - Ban-Eik
44 Montgomery - Woluwe - Forêt de Soignes / Zoniënwoud - Tervuren
52 Esplanade - Heembeek - Princesse Elisabeth / Prinses Elisabeth - G. du Nord / Noordstation - Rogier - De Brouckère - G. du Midi / Zuidstation - Wiels - Forest / Vorst - Stalle - Drogenbos
55 Place de la Paix / Vredeplaats - Tilleul / Linde - G. du Nord / Noordstation - Rogier - De Brouckère - G. du Midi / Zuidstation - Porte de Hal / Hallepoort - Barrière / Bareel - Albert - Uccle / Ukkel - Silence / Stilte
58 Berchem - Schweitzer - Gare de l’Ouest / Weststation - G. du Midi / Zuidstation - De Brouckère - Rogier - G. du Nord / Noordstation - Princesse Elisabeth / Prinses Elisabeth - Machelen - Vilvorde / Vilvoorde
81 Montgomery - Merode - La Chasse / De Jacht - Flagey - Janson - Barrière / Bareel - Verhaegen - G. du Midi / Zuidstation - De Brouckère - Rogier - G. du Nord / Noordstation - Bockstael - St.Lambert
90 Rogier - G. du Nord / Noordstation - Meiser - Diamant - Montgomery - Etterbeek - Buyl - Legrand - Churchill - Vanderkindere - Albert - Barrière / Bareel - Verhaegen - G. du Midi / Zuidstation
92 Esplanade - Heembeek - Princesse Elisabeth / Prinses Elisabeth - Botanique / Kruidtuin - Louise / Louiza - Janson - Vanderkindere - Dieweg - Fort Jaco
93 Schaerbeek / Schaarbeek - Princesse Elisabeth / Prinses Elisabeth - Botanique / Kruidtuin - Louise / Louiza - Legrand - Buyl - Marie-José
94 Cim.Jette / Kerkhof van Jette - Bockstael - Botanique / Kruidtuin - Louise / Louiza - Legrand - Buyl - Marie-José - Boondael / Boondaal - Boitsfort / Bosvoorde
103 G. du Midi / Zuidstation - Saint-Guidon / Sint-Guido - Bizet - CERIA / COOVI - Erasme / Erasmus

METRO ROUTES

  1A Heysel / Heizel - Bockstael - Simonis - Beekkant [Direction change] - De Brouckère - G. Centrale / Centraal Station - Arts-Loi / Kunst-Wet - Merode - Hermann-Debroux
  1B Veeweyde / Veeweide - Saint-Guidon / Sint-Guido - Beekkant - De Brouckère - G. Centrale / Centraal Station - Arts-Loi / Kunst-Wet - Merode - Montgomery - Stockel / Stokkel
  2 Simonis - Yser / IJzer - Rogier - Botanique / Kruidtuin - Arts-Loi / Kunst-Wet - Porte de Namur / Naamsepoort - Louise / Louiza - G. du Midi / Zuidstation


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH



HISTORY

GAUGE

TRAM PRESERVATION

The Brussels Tram Museum (Le musée du Transport Urbain Bruxellois / Het Brussels Trammuseum) in Woluwe has a large number of preserved Brussels trams and runs some of them regularly on the Brussels tram network for tourists.


SOURCES

PRINT

WIKIS

WEB SITES

Also, thanks to Guy Cools (from Brussels, Belgium) and Joachim Nijs (from STIB/MIVB in Brussels, Belgium) for information obtained through personal communication.


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