THE GS TRAM SITE

DRESDEN

SACHSEN, DEUTSCHLAND – SAXONY, GERMANY

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DEUTSCHLAND - GERMANY

BERLIN - POTSDAM

DRESDEN

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FRANKFURT AM MAIN

HAMBURG

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Dresden tram map


INSET: CENTRAL DRESDEN

Dresden downtown tram map 2015

ABBREVIATIONS ON THE MAP

Apl Albertplatz PPl Postplatz
Abr Augustusbrücke PS Prager Straße
Mi Mickten SPl Straßburger Platz
PiPl Pirnaischer 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 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: Dresdner Verkehrsbetriebe AG (DVB)

TRAM ROUTES

  1 Leutewitz - Cotta - Bf. Mitte - Postplatz - Pirnaischer Platz - Straßburger Platz - Gruna - Hp. Dobritz - Prohlis
  2 Gorbitz - Hebbelplatz - Cottaer Str. - Bf. Mitte - Postplatz - Pirnaischer Platz - Straßburger Platz - Gruna - Leuben - Kleinzschachwitz
  3 Wilder Mann - Liststraße - Bf. Neustadt - Albertplatz - Pirnaischer Platz - Hauptbahnhof - Plauen - Coschütz
  4 Weinböhla - Coswig - Radebeul - Mickten - Augustusbrücke - Postplatz - Pirnaischer Platz - Straßburger Platz - Fetscherplatz - Striesen - Laubegast
  6 Wölfnitz - Löbtau – Cottaer Straße – Bf. Mitte – Bf. Neustadt – Albertplatz - Albertbrücke - Blasewitz - Striesen - Leuben - Niedersedlitz
  7 Weixdorf – Infineon Süd – Albertplatz – Pirnaischer Platz – Hauptbahnhof – Löbtau – Wölfnitz - Gorbitz – Pennrich
  8 Hellerau – Infineon Süd – Albertplatz – Augustusbrücke - Postplatz – Prager Straße - Hauptbahnhof – Südvorstadt
  9 Kaditz - Mickten - Augustusbrücke - Postplatz – Prager Straße - Hauptbahnhof – Lennéplatz - Strehlen - Prohlis
10 Messe Dresden - Bf. Mitte – Hauptbahnhof – Lennéplatz - Straßburger Platz - Fetscherplatz - Striesen
11 Bühlau – Weißer Hirsch – Radeberger Vorstadt - Albertplatz – Bahnhof Neustadt – Postplatz – Prager Straße - Hauptbahnhof – Lennéplatz – Zschertnitz
12 Leutewitz - Cotta - Löbtau - Postplatz – Prager Straße - Pirnaischer Platz - Straßburger Platz - Fetscherplatz - Striesen
13 Mickten - Liststraße - Alaunplatz - Albertbrücke - Straßburger Platz - Lennéplatz - Strehlen - Prohlis

STANDSEILBAHN (FUNICULAR) ROUTE

   Loschwitz - Weißer Hirsch

SCHWEBEBAHN (SUSPENSION RAILWAY)

   Loschwitz - Oberloschwitz


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Tramway: 134 km.
  • Funicular: 547 m.
  • Suspension railway: 274 m.


HISTORY

  • Horse-drawn trams: 26 Sept. 1872 - 25 Aug. 1900
  • Urban electric trams: 6 July 1893 - today
  • Suburban tram lines: 21 Aug. 1899 - 1 Aug. 1941 (integrated with the urban tram lines)
  • Lockwitztal tramway: 3 March 1906 - 18 Dec. 1977
  • Funicular: 26 Oct. 1895 - today (originally steam operated, electrified: 1910)
  • Suspension railway: 6 May 1901 - today

GAUGE

  • Trams 1450 mm. (just wider than standard gauge)
  • Suburban trams (mostly): 1000 mm. (until integrated into the urban system)
  • Lockwitztal tramway: 1000 mm.
  • Funicular: 1000 mm.
  • Suspension railway: no tracks

TRAM PRESERVATION

There is a museum devoted to the history of trams in Dresden called the Straßenbahnmuseum Dresden. It has a large number of preserved tramcars, which are occasionally run on city streets . The museum is in Trachenberge, northwestern Dresden.


SOURCES

PRINT

  • Kreschnak, W. Geschichte der Dresdner Straßenbahn Berlin (East): Verlag Tribüne, 1979
  • Lehnhart, H. & Jeanmaire, C. Strassenbahnen in Osteuropa - Deutsche Demokratische Republik; Volksrepublik Polen. Villigen (Switzerland): Verlag Eisenbahn, 1975.
  • Schwandl, R. Schwandl's Tram Atlas Deutschland. Berlin: Author, 2009.
  • Straßenbahnatlas 2005: Deutschland. Berlin: Arbeitsgemeinschaft Blickpunkt Straßenbahn e.V., 2005.

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