THE GS TRAM SITE

OSTRAVA

ČESKOSLOVENSKO – CZECHOSLOVAKIA

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12 Sept. 1962




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Ostrava tram map 1962


INSET: CENTRAL OSTRAVA

Ostrava downtown tram map 1962

Note: Names of streets, squares etc. used below are those used at the time of the map - when different, today's names are added in square brackets. The maps use today's names only.

ABBREVIATION USED ON THE MAPS

Třebovická      


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: Dopravní podnik Ostrava a.s.

URBAN TRAM ROUTES

  1 Bělský les – Nádraži Vitkovice (Vitkovice Station) – Mírové Náměští – Výstaviště – Hlučinská – Petřkovice - Hlučín
  2 Hlavní nádraží (Main Station) – Výstaviště - Vysoké pece - Mírové Náměští – Zábřeh-Posta - Nádraži Vitkovice (Vitkovice Station) – Stalingrad [Zábřeh]
  3 Mírové Náměští – Mariánské Hory – Nová Ves vodárna – Třebovická – Voz. Poruba - Vřesinská
  4 Hlavní nádraží (Main Station) – Výstaviště - Mariánské Hory – Nová Ves vodárna - Svinov
  5 Svinov – Vřesinská – Dolní Lhota - Zátiší
  7 Hranečník – Výstaviště - Mariánské Hory - Nová Ves vodárna - Zábřeh-Posta - Nádraži Vitkovice - Hrabová
  8 Pískové doly – Zábřeh-Posta [At certain times: - Mírové Náměští – Vysoké pece]
  9 Nová Huť Jižní Brána (NHJB) - Hranečník – Výstaviště - Mariánské Hory - Nová Ves vodárna – Svinov - Vřesinská
10 Výstaviště - Mariánské Hory - Nová Ves vodárna – Svinov - Vřesinská
12 Svinov - Klimkovice
17 Voz. Poruba - Třebovická - Zábřeh-Posta - Nová Ves vodárna - Zábřeh-Posta - Nádraži Vitkovice (Vitkovice Station) – Stalingrad [Zábřeh]

INTERURBAN TRAM ROUTES

11 Ostrava (Hranečník) - Lazy - Doly - Karviná, nádraží (Karviná Station) - Karviná
13 Ostrava (Most pioniry) - Muglinov - Bohumín, nádraží (Bohumín Station)
14 Bohumín, nádraží (Bohumín Station) - Bohumín, město (Bohumín City)
15 Bohumín, nádraží (Bohumín Station) - Dolní Lutyně - Lutyně - Doubrava - Karviná, nádraží (Karviná Station)
16 Orlová - Karviná, nádraží (Karviná Station)


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Urban tramway: 66 km.
  • Interurban tramway: 56 km.


HISTORY

  • Steam trams: 18 Aug. 1894 - 29 March 1934
  • Urban electric trams: 1 May 1901 - today
  • Suburban trams: (horse-drawn) 22 Dec. 1902 - 1903; (steam) 1903 - 219 March 1934; (electric) 6 Apr. 1909 - 30 Sept. 1973

GAUGE

  • Urban trams: 1435 mm.
  • Narrow-gauge trams: 760 mm.

TRAM PRESERVATION

Several historic trams have been kept by the Ostrava Public Transportation Company, and they are both exhibited and run through city streets on a regular basis.


SOURCES

PRINT

  • Forbes, N.N. "The tramways of Ostrava (Czechoslovakia)", Modern Tramway & Light Rail Review. Apr. 1963 (26: 304), p.133-137.
  • Lehnhart, H. & Jeanmaire, C. Tramway systems of Eastern Europe II. Villigen AG (Switzerland): Verlag Eisenbahn, 1977.
  • Linek, J. "The tramways of Czechoslovakia - Part 3: The remaining systems [Ostrava]", Light Rail & Modern Tramway. Oct. 1993 (56: 670), p.260-264.
  • Pulling, N. "Systems Factfile No.113: Ostrava, Czech Republic", Tramways & Urban Transit. March 2017 (80: 951), p.103-108.

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