THE GS TRAM SITE

VANCOUVER

BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA

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1949


Vancouver tram map 1949

INSET: DOWNTOWN VANCOUVER

Vancouver downtown tram map 1949


ROUTES

Operator: British Columbia Electric Railway Company (BCER)

URBAN STREETCAR ROUTES (VANCOUVER)

  1 Granville - Broadway - Main - Hastings - Granville (circular route; both directions)
  3/7 50th & Main - Main - Hastings - Richards - Pacific - Granville - Broadway - Alma - Dunbar - 41st & Dunbar
  4 18th & Commercial - Commercial - Venables - Clarke - Hastings - Cambie (back: Richards) - Robson
  9 44th & Victoria - Victoria Dr. - Kingsway - Main - Powell - Cordova - Main Post Office (Hastings & Granville)
10 54th & Victoria - Victoria Dr. - Kingsway - Main - Powell - Cordova - Granville - Pender - Georgia - Stanley Park
11 Joyce Loop - Kingsway - Main - Powell - Cordova - Granville - Pender - Georgia - Stanley Park
13 Robson - Richards (back: Granville) - Hastings - Renfrew - Dundas & Renfrew (Exhibition Park)
14 Robson - Richards (back: Granville) - Hastings - Boundary & Hastings
17 Cambie & Hastings - Cambie - Broadway - Oak - Marine Drive & Oak
18 Nanaimo & Hastings - Nanaimo - Broadway & Nanaimo

INTERURBAN ROUTES

A1 Hastings & Carrall - Central Park (Burnaby) - New Westminster
A2 Hastings & Carrall - Burnaby Lake - New Westminster
A3 Vancouver (Pacific & Richards) - Granville - Arbutus - Marpole
A4 Vancouver (Pacific & Richards) - Granville - Arbutus - Marpole - Richmond - Steveston
A5 Vancouver (Pacific & Richards) - Granville - Arbutus - Marpole - New Westminster

The following route ceased operation between 1949 and 1952:


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH



HISTORY

GAUGE

TRAM PRESERVATION

The Transit Museum Society runs vintage interurban streetcars between Granville Island and Science World on weekends and holidays during the summer months. A demonstration service by modern trams from Europe was run on the same line during the 2010 Winter Olympics held in Vancouver.


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