THE GS TRAM SITE

SASKATOON

SASKATCHEWAN, CANADA

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1946

The Saskatoon streetcar network five years before it disappeared.




CANADA

CALGARY

EDMONTON

GRAND RIVER VALLEY, ONTARIO (BRANTFORD, GUELPH, KITCHENER-WATERLOO)

HALIFAX

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OTTAWA

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Saskatoon streetcar photo


Saskatoon tram map 1946



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ROUTES

Operator: Saskatoon Municipal Railway

Streetcar routes in Saskatoon were identified by their termini. Abbreviations of these route names are given below and used on the map for convenience, but were not used by the operator.

AP Avenue H - Princess Street 11th St. W - Ave. H - 20th St. - Downtown - 2nd Av. - Princess St.
MU Mayfair - University Mayfair (33rd St.) - Downtown (2nd Av.) - Broadway Bridge - University of Saskatchewan
PE Pleasant Hill - Exhibition Pleasant Hill - 20th St. - Idylwyld Dr. - Downtown - Broadway Bridge - 9th St. E - Lorne Av. - Exhibition


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Streetcar lines: ? km.


HISTORY

  • Streetcars: 1 Jan. 1913 - 10 Nov. 1951.
  • C-Train (LRT): 23 Apr. 1978 - today.

GAUGE

  • 1435 mm.

TRAM PRESERVATION

Two of the original Saskatoon streetcars are on display and being restored at the Saskatchewan Railway Museum

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SOURCES

PRINT

  • Waman, E. Saskatoon's electric transit: The story of Saskatoon's streetcars and trolley buses. Toronto: Railfare Enterprises, 1988.

WIKIS

WEB SITES


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