THE GS TRAM SITE

GENT - GHENT

BELGIQUE / BELGIË - BELGIUM

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5 Sept. 2011

The Ghent system after routes 21 and 22 were cut back to Kouter, route 4 was extended to Zwijnaardebrug and temporary route 24 was introduced.




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ROUTES

URBAN TRAM ROUTES

Operator: De Lijn

  1 Flanders Expo - Sint-Pietersstation - Korenmarkt - Rabot - Wondelgem - Heinakker - Evergem
  4 Zwijnaardebrug - Sint-Pietersstation - Rozemarijnbrug - Rabot - Muidebrug - Korenmarkt - Zuid - Gentbrugge Moscou
21 Kouter - Zuid - Stelplaats - Melle Leeuw
22 Kouter - Zuid - Stelplaats - Gentbrugge DC
24 Sint-Pietersstation - Rozemarijnbrug - Rabot - Korenmarkt - Zuid - Stelplaats - Melle Leeuw


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Urban trams: 28 km.


HISTORY

  • Urban trams: (horse-drawn) 24 May 1874 - ?; (battery) 1898 - 1904; (electric) 1 Dec. 1901 - today.
  • Interurban trams: (steam) 1887 - 1956; (electric) 1901 - 30 May 1959.

GAUGE

  • Trams : 1000 mm.
  • Interurban trams (SNCV): 1000 mm.

SOURCES

PRINT

  • Koenot, L., Justens, S. & Hamal, T. Tram 2000 - Flash 1996. Bruxelles: Hamal, 1996.
  • Pulling, N. "Gent - Expansion and modernisation", Tramways & Urban Transit, Nov. 2008 (71:851), p.423-425.
  • Pulling, N. "Systems Factfile No.62 - Ghent, Belgium", Tramways & Urban Transit, Nov. 2012 (75:899), p.423-426.
  • Vancraeynest, B.R. "The Gent tramways", Modern Tramway & Light Rail Transit, Jan. 1991 (54: 637), p.11-22.
  • Wansbeek, C.J. "Gent: Small but perfectly formed", Tramways & Urban Transit, Jan. 2002 (64:769), p.8-11.

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