THE GS TRAM SITE

KÖLN / COLOGNE - BONN

DEUTSCHLAND – GERMANY

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13 Dec. 2015

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Cologne / Bonn after a section of the north-south rail line was put into operation.


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THE COLOGNE-BONN AREA

Only light rail (Stadtbahn) routes shown

Cologne Bonn tram map 2015


INSET 1: COLOGNE

Cologne tram map 2015


INSET 2: CENTRAL COLOGNE

Central Cologne tram map 2015


INSET 3: BONN

Bonn tram map 2015


ABBREVIATIONS ON THE MAPS

BPl Barbarossaplatz NM Neumarkt
DB Deutzer Brücke SSt Severinstraße
FPl Friesenplatz ZPl Zülpicher Platz
HM Heumarkt      


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 (including interurban routes to Bonn)

Operator: Kölner Verkehrs-Betriebe (KVB)

  1 Weiden-West - Junkersdorf - Aachener Str. - Rudolfplatz - Neumarkt - Heumarkt - Deutzer Brücke - Bf Deutz - Kalk - Kalk Kapelle - Merheim - Refrath - Bensberg
  3 Mengenich - Bocklemünd - Ehrenfeld - Köln West - Friesenplatz - Neumarkt - Poststraße - Severinsbrücke - Bf Deutz - Buchheim - Holweide [In rush hours: - Thielenbruch]
  4 Bocklemünd - Ehrenfeld - Köln West - Friesenplatz - Neumarkt - Poststraße - Severinsbrücke - Bf Deutz - Mülheim - Dünnwald - Schlebusch
  5 Heumarkt - Köln Hbf (Cologne Main Station) - Friesenplatz - Köln West - Nußbaumerstr. - Ossendorf - Am Butzweilerhof
  7 Frechen-Benzelrath - Frechen Bf. - Marsdorf - Dürener Str. - Aachener Str. - Rudolfplatz - Neumarkt - Heumarkt - Deutzer Brücke - Poll - Westhoven - Porz - Zündorf
  9 Sülz Hermeskeiler Pl. - Zülpicher Str. - Köln Süd - Zülpicher Platz - Neumarkt - Heumarkt - Deutzer Brücke - Bf Deutz - Kalk - Kalk Kapelle - Ostheim - Königsforst
12 Merkenich - Niehl - Neusser Str. - Ebertplatz - Friesenplatz - Rudolfplatz - Zülpicher Platz - Barbarossaplatz - Eifelplatz - Zollstock Südfriedhof
13 Holweide - Buchheim - Mülheim - Mülheimer Brücke - Gürtel - Sülzgürtel
15 Chorweiler - Longerich - Neusser Str. - Ebertplatz - Friesenplatz - Rudolfplatz - Zülpicher Platz - Barbarossaplatz - Chlodwigplatz - Ubierring
16 Niehl Sebastianstr. - Amsterdamer Str. - Ebertplatz - Köln Hbf - Neumarkt - Poststr. - Barbarossaplatz - Ubierring - Bayenthal - Rodenkirchen - Michaelshoven - Sürth - Wesseling – Buschdorf - Tannenbusch - Bonn Hbf – Museum Koenig - Olof-Palme-Allee - Bad Godesberg Stadthalle
17 Severinstraße - Chlodwigplatz - Bonner Wall - Bayenthal - Rodenkirchen [In rush hours: - Michaelshoven - Sürth]
18 Thielenbruch - Holweide - Buchheim - Mülheim - Mülheimer Brücke - Ebertplatz - Köln Hbf - Neumarkt - Poststr. - Barbarossaplatz - Sülzgürtel - Efferen - Hürth - Brühl – Merten - Bornheim - Alfter - Dransdorf - Bonn Hbf (Bonn Main Station)

TRAM ROUTES IN BONN

Operator: SWB

61 Auerberg - Wilhelmsplatz - Bonn Hbf (Bonn Main Station) - Dottendorf
62 Oberkassel Süd / Römlinghoven - Ramersdorf - Beuel - Bonn Hbf (Bonn Main Station) - Dottendorf
65 Auerberg - Wilhelmsplatz - Beuel - Ramersdorf [A few rush-hour and some other runs]

INTERURBAN ROUTES AROUND BONN (with the exception of those to Cologne)

Operator: SWB

63 Tannenbusch - Bonn Hbf – Museum Koenig - Olof-Palme-Allee - Bad Godesberg Stadthalle
66 Siegburg - Vilich-Müldorf - Beuel - Bonn Hbf – Museum Koenig - Olof-Palme-Allee - Ramersdorf - Oberkassel Süd / Römlinghoven - Königswinter - Bad Honnef
67 Siegburg - Vilich-Müldorf - Beuel - Bonn Hbf – Museum Koenig - Olof-Palme-Allee - Bad Godesberg Stadthalle [Two weekday morning runs only]
68 Bornheim - Alfter - Dransdorf - Bonn Hbf (Bonn Main Station) - Museum Koenig - Olof-Palme-Allee - Ramersdorf [4 weekday rush-hour runs only]


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

Note: There is some overlap in the network length data because the same stretch may belong to two separate networks



HISTORY

GAUGE (all systems)

TRAM PRESERVATION

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


SOURCES

PRINT

WIKIS

WEB SITES

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


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