THE GS TRAM SITE

СОФИЯ / SOFIA

БЪЛГАРИЯ (BŬLGARIYA) – BULGARIA

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Feb. 1963




БЪЛГАРИЯ (BŬLGARIYA) – BULGARIA

СОФИЯ / SOFIA


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Sofia tram

Sofia tram map 1963


INSET: CENTRAL SOFIA

Sofia downtown tram map 1963

Note: Names of streets, squares etc. used below and on the maps are as they are today.



I created the above maps by overlaying OpenStreetMap (OSM) maps with my own data. Copyright on the OSM maps 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 these maps 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: Urban Passenger Transport Company

URBAN TRAM ROUTES

  1 Цеnтрална гара / Tsentralna gara (Central Station) - буl. Княгиня Мария Луиза / bul. Knyaginya Mariya Luiza – бул. Витоша / Bul. Vitosha – Иван Вазов / Ivan Vazov
  2 Орландовци / Orlandovtsi – ул. Каменоделска / ul. Kamenodelska - буl. Княгиня Мария Луиза / bul. Knyaginya Mariya Luiza – ул. Граф Игнатиев / ul. Graf Ignatiev – И. Николова / I. Nikolova
  3 Парк Христо Смирненски / Park Khristo Smirnenski – ул. Пирoтска / ul. Pirot-ska – ул. Екзарх Йосиф / ul. Ekzarh Yosif - бул. Княз Александър Дондуков / bul. Knyaz Aleksandŭr Dondukov – Подуяне / Poduyane
  4 Красна Поляня / Krasna Polyana – бул. Александър Стамболийски / bul. Aleksandŭr Stamboliyski - ул. Екзарх Йосиф / ul. Ekzarh Yosif - бул. Княз Александър Дондуков / bul. Knyaz Aleksandŭr Dondukov – Орлов мост / Orlov most (Orlov Bridge) – К. Гео Mилев / K. Geo Milev
  5 Център / Tsentŭr – бул. Цар Борис III / bul. Tsar Boris III – Павлово / Pavlovo – Княжево / Knyazhevo
  6 Врубница / Vrubnitsa - Цеnтрална гара / Tsentralna gara (Central Station) - бул. Христо Ботев / bul. Hristo Botev – Лозенец / Lozenets
  7 Врубница / Vrubnitsa - Цеnтрална гара / Tsentralna gara (Central Station) - буl. Княгиня Мария Луиза / bul. Knyaginya Mariya Luiza – бул. Витоша / Bul. Vitosha – Иван Вазов / Ivan Vazov
  8 Павлово / Pavlovo – Бояна / Boyana
  9 Цеnтрална гара / Tsentralna gara (Central Station) - буl. Княгиня Мария Луиза / bul. Knyaginya Mariya Luiza – Лозенец / Lozenets - Хладилинка /Hladilinka
10 Обш. Жилиша / Obsh. Zhilisha – бул. Александър Стамболийски / bul. Aleksandŭr Stamboliyski - ул. Екзарх Йосиф / ul. Ekzarh Yosif - бул. Княз Александър Дондуков / bul. Knyaz Aleksandŭr Dondukov – Орлов мост / Orlov most (Orlov Bridge) – К. Гео Mилев / K. Geo Milev
11 Надежда / Nadezhda - Цеnтрална гара / Tsentralna gara (Central Station) - бул. Христо Ботев / bul. Hristo Botev – бул. Александър Стамболийски / bul. Aleksandŭr Stamboliyski - Красна Поляня / Krasna Polyana
12 Цеnтрална гара / Tsentralna gara (Central Station) - буl. Княгиня Мария Луиза / bul. Knyaginya Mariya Luiza – ул. Граф Игнатиев / ul. Graf Ignatiev – И. Николова / I. Nikolova [Rush-hour service only]
14 Орландовци / Orlandovtsi – ул. Каменоделска / ul. Kamenodelska - буl. Княгиня Мария Луиза / bul. Knyaginya Mariya Luiza – бул. Витоша / Bul. Vitosha – Иван Вазов / Ivan Vazov [Rush-hour service only]
16 Врубница / Vrubnitsa - Цеnтрална гара / Tsentralna gara (Central Station) - бул. Христо Ботев / bul. Hristo Botev – Център / Tsentŭr – Лозенец / Lozenets [Rush-hour service only]


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Tramway: ? km.


HISTORY

  • City trams: 1 Jan. 1901 - today.
  • Metro: 28 Jan. 1998 - today.

GAUGE

  • Trams: 1009 mm. (most lines); 1435 mm. (two lines built since 1987).
  • Metro: 1435 mm.

SOURCES

PRINT

  • Lehnhart, H. & Jeanmaire, C. Tramway systems of Eastern Europe II. Villigen AG (Switzerland): Verlag Eisenbahn, 1977.
  • Manolov, B. "New tramcars for Sofia" Modern Tramway & Light Railway Review. May 1963 (26: 305), p.163-166.
  • Price, J.H. "Transport in Sofia" Modern Tramway & Light Railway Review. May 1963 (26: 305), p.166-172.

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