THE GS TRAM SITE

CALGARY

ALBERTA, CANADA

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CALGARY

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Calgary tram map 1945


ROUTES

Operator: Calgary Municipal Railway

URBAN STREETCAR ROUTES

  1 Hillhurst - Downtown – East Calgary
  2 Mount Pleasant – Crescent Heights - Downtown – Elbow Park
  3 Tuxedo Park – Crescent Heights - Downtown – Elbow Park
  4 Downtown – Crescent Heights - Rosedale - Hillhurst - Downtown [Circular route, both directions]
  5 Downtown – 12th Av. S. - 17th Av. S. - Victoria Park - Downtown [Circular route, both directions]
  6 Downtown – 12th Av. S. [back: 17th Av. S.] - Killarney
  7 Downtown – 17h Av. S. [back: 12th Av. S.] - South Calgary
  8 Sunnyside - Downtown – Burns
  9 Riverside - Downtown – Victoria Park - Manchester
  A Downtown – Hillhurst - Grand Trunk - Kensington Rd. [ - Parkdale (morning rush-hours)]
  B Downtown – Hillhurst - Kensington Rd. - Parkdale
  C Rosedale - Capitol Hill
  O Downtown – Ogden
  S Downtown – 12th Av. S. - Sunalta


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Streetcar lines: ? km.


HISTORY

  • Streetcars (Old system): 5 July 1909 - 29 Dec. 1950.
  • C-Train (LRT): 25 May 1981 - today.

GAUGE

  • 1435 mm.

SOURCES

PRINT

  • Hatcher, C.K. Stampede City Streetcars: The Story of the Calgary Municipal Railway. Montreal: Railfare, 1975.
  • Jones, A.E. "Second time around! - Part 4: Widening horizons in Calgary" Modern Tramway & Light Rail Transit, Jan. 1982 (45:529), p.20-29.
  • Simons, V. "Calgary: Success breeds ambition" Tramways & Urban Transit, Jan. 2015 (78:925), p.9-14.
  • Streeter, T. "Double, double, double? - Expanding Calgary's light rail" Tramways & Urban Transit, Aug. 2011 (74:884), p.298-304.

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