THE GS TRAM SITE

KÖLN / COLOGNE - BONN

BUNDESREPUBLIK DEUTSCHLAND - FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY

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16 Dec. 1962

The Cologne-Bonn system after the opening of the Severinsbrücke (on 9 Nov. 1959) and the opening of reserved tram tracks along Pfälzischer Ring and Bergischer Ring on 16 Dec. 1962.


Cologne tram Cologne tram Bonn tram
Interurban KBE Cologne Bonn tram Interurban KBE Cologne Bonn tram Bonn Interurban H tram

THE COLOGNE-BONN AREA

Only interurban routes shown

Cologne Bonn tram map 1962

INSET 1: COLOGNE

Cologne tram map 1962

INSET 2: CENTRAL COLOGNE

Central Cologne tram map 1962

INSET 3: BONN

Bonn tram map 1962

ABBREVIATIONS ON THE MAPS

BPl Barbarossaplatz HM Heumarkt
BStr Brabanter Str. HZB Hohenzollernbrücke
ChS Christophstraße NM Neumarkt
DB Deutzer Brücke ZPl Zülpicher Platz


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 maps 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

TRAM ROUTES IN COLOGNE

Operator: Kölner Verkehrs-Betriebe (KVB)

  1 Bickendorf - Venloer Str. - Brabanter Str. - Rudolfplatz - Neumarkt - Heumarkt - Deutzer Brücke - Bf Deutz - Kalk - Kalk Kapelle - Merheim - Brück
  2 Bocklemünd - Bickendorf - Venloer Str. - Brabanter Str. - Rudolfplatz - Neumarkt - Poststraße - Barbarossaplatz - Ringe - Eifelplatz - Zollstock
  4 Bickendorf - Venloer Str. - Brabanter Str. - Rudolfplatz - Neumarkt - Poststraße - Severinsbrücke - Deutz - Mülheim - Höhenhaus
  5 Dom (Cathedral) / Köln Hbf (Cologne Main Station) - Christophstraße - Subbelrather Str. - Nußbaumerstr. - Takupl. - Ossendorf (Margaretastr.)
  6 Mülheim - Mülheimer Brücke - Zoo - Ebertplatz - Ringe - Chlodwigplatz - Bonner Str. - Bayenthal - Goltsteinstr. - Marienburg
  7 Müngersdorf - Aachener Str. - Rudolfplatz - Neumarkt - Poststraße - Severinsbrücke - Deutz - Buchheim - Holweide
  8 Junkersdorf - Müngersdorf - Aachener Str. - Rudolfplatz - Neumarkt - Heumarkt - Deutzer Brücke - Bf Deutz - Kalk - Kalk Kapelle - Ostheim - Königsforst
  9 Gardenstadt Nord - Neusser Str. - Ringe - Barbarossaplatz - Severinsbrücke - Deutz - Kalk - Kalk Kapelle - Ostheim
10 [In peak hours: Merheim -] Rennbahn - Neusser Str. - Ebertplatz - Ringe - Barbarossaplatz - Luxemburger Str. - Klettenberg
11 Merheim - Neusser Str. - Ebertplatz - Ringe - Chlodwigplatz - Bonner Str. - Marienburg - Bonner Str. - Bayenthal [In peak hours: - Goltsteinstr. - Marienburg]
12 Merheim - Neusser Str. - Ebertplatz - Ringe - Barbarossaplatz - Eifelplatz - Zollstock
13 Takupl. - Nußbaumerstr. - Gürtel - Sülzgürtel
14 Schlebusch - Dünnwald - Höhenhaus - Mülheim - Bf Deutz - Severinsbrücke - Poststraße - Neumarkt - Zülpicher Platz - Zülpicher Str. - Sülz
E14 Deutz - KHD [Shift-change times only]
15 Dom (Cathedral) / Köln Hbf (Cologne Main Station) - Christophstraße - Ringe - Zülpicher Platz - Zülpicher Str. - Sülz
16 Thielenbruch - Holweide - Mülheim - Mülheimer Brücke - Zoo - Ebertplatz - Ringe - - Ubierring - Ufer - Rodenkirchen
21 Dom (Cathedral) / Köln Hbf (Cologne Main Station) - Christophstraße - Ringe - Barbarossaplatz - Luxemburger Str. - Klettenberg
23 Dom (Cathedral) / Köln Hbf (Cologne Main Station) - Christophstraße - Subbelrather Str. - Gürtel - Sülzgürtel
24 Schlebusch - Dünnwald - Höhenhaus - Mülheim - Mülheimer Brücke - Zoo - Ebertplatz [Peak hours only]
  B Neumarkt - Heumarkt - Deutzer Brücke - Bf Deutz - Kalk - Kalk Kapelle - Merheim - Brück - Refrath - Bensberg
  F Benzelrath - Frechen Bf. - Marsdorf - Dürener Str. - Gürtel - Aachener Str. - Rudolfplatz
  G Neumarkt - Poststraße - Severinsbrücke - Deutz - Buchheim - Holweide - Thielenbruch
  P Neumarkt - Heumarkt - Deutzer Brücke - Poll - Westhoven - Porz - Zündorf

TRAM ROUTES IN BONN

Operator: Stadtwerke Bonn (SWB)

1 Rheindorf - Wilhelmsplatz - Bonn Hbf (Bonn Main Station) - Dottendorf
2 Beuel - Bonn Hbf (Bonn Main Station) - Dottendorf
3 Bonn Hbf - Bad Godesberg - Mehlem

COLOGNE-BONN INTERURBAN ROUTES

Operator: Köln-Bonner Eisenbahnen AG (KBE)

Querbahn Brühl - Wesseling
Rheinuferbahn Cologne (Hohenzollernbrücke) - Ufer - Rodenkirchen - Michaelshoven - Sürth - Wesseling – Buschdorf - Bonn Rheinuferbahnhof
Schwarze Bahn Hermülheim - Berrenrath [Diesel service]
Vorgebirgsbahn Cologne (Barbarossaplatz) - Luxemburger Str. - Klettenberg - Efferen - Hürth - Hermülheim - Brühl – Merten - Bornheim - Alfter - Dransdorf - Bonn Rheinuferbahnhof

OTHER INTERURBAN ROUTES

Operator: Stadtwerke Bonn (SWB)

H Bonn Hbf – Beuel - Ramersdorf - Oberkassel Süd / Römlinghoven - Königswinter - Bad Hannef
S Bonn Hbf – Beuel - Vilich-Müldorf - Siegburg

Operator: Straßenbahn Bonn-Godesberg-Mehlem (BGM)

BGM Bonn Hbf - Bad Godesberg - Mehlem

Operator: Kleinbahn Siegburg–Zündorf

   Zündorf - Langel - Mondorf - Sieglar - Siegburg
   Sieglar - Lind


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH



HISTORY

GAUGE (all systems)

TRAM PRESERVATION

The Straßenbahn-Museum Thielenbruch is a museum dedicated to the history of tramways in Cologne.


SOURCES

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WEB SITES

Also, thanks to Peter Zondag, of De Bilt (Netherlands), for further information provided through personal communication.


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