THE GS TRAM SITE

DÜSSELDORF

BUNDESREPUBLIK DEUTSCHLAND - FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY

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1979

The system just before the building of the first underground sections, the establishment of the Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Ruhr and the addition of the initial number 7 to route numbers.

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MAPS

VIDEOS

Düsseldorf Old tram video Düsseldorf tram festival video Düsseldorf old tram video
Above: YouTubeCA video - Mit 10 Oldie Trams durch Düsseldorf (HD) - Length: 16:21 mins. Above: YouTubeCA video - Düsseldorf: Abschiedsfest bei der Rheinbahn am 19. Juni 2011 - Length: 14:53 mins. Above: YouTubeCA video - Straßenbahn Düsseldorf 1974-1985 - Length: 49:44 mins.

PHOTOS

Düsseldorf tram map 1979

INSET: CENTRAL DÜSSELDORF

Dusseldorf downtown tram map 1979

ABBREVIATIONS ON THE MAP

BA Berliner Allee JWP Jan-Wellem-Platz
FES Friedrich-Ebert-Straße KgP Karolingerplatz
GAP Graf-Adolf-Platz KP Kirchplatz
HHA Heinrich-Heine-Allee WMH Wilhelm-Marx-Haus


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.


TRAM ROUTES

Operator: Rheinbahn

  1 Rath - Mörsenbroich - Derendorf – Dreieck – Jan-Wellem-Platz – Berliner Allee - Karolingerplatz – Universität – Wersten - Holthausen – Benrath (Betriebshof)
  2 Unterrath – Dreieck – Jan-Wellem-Platz – Wilhelm-Marx-Haus [Rush hours only: – Graf-Adolf-Platz – Kirchplatz]
  3 Gerresheim Bhf – Grafenberg – Wehrhahn – Jan-Wellem-Platz – Wilhelm-Marx-Haus – Graf-Adolf-Platz – Kirchplatz – Bilk – Aachener Platz – Volmerswerth
  4 Derendorf Nord – Düsseldorf Hbf – Karolingerplatz – Universität
  5 Düsseldorf Hbf – Graf-Adolf-Platz – Neusser Str. [back: Lorettostr.] - Bilker Kirche - Völklinger Str. – Südfriedhof – Rheinbrücke Düsseldorf–Neuss - Neuss – Heerdt – Oberkassel (Belsenplatz) – Oberkasseler Brücke – Heinrich-Heine-Allee - Jan-Wellem-Platz – Berliner Allee - Friedrich-Ebert-Straße - Düsseldorf Hbf [Circular route, both directions]
  6 Am Steinberg – Volksgarten – Oberbilk – Flingern – Brehmplatz – Zoo – Jan-Wellem-Platz – Graf-Adolf-Platz – Kirchplatz – Bilk – Karolingerplatz – Am Steinberg [Loop route, both directions]
  7 Unterrath – Dreieck – Jacobistr. – Friedrich-Ebert-Straße - Düsseldorf Hbf – Lierenfeld – Eller
  8 Mörsenbroich – Brehmplatz – Düsseldorf Hbf – Bilk – Bilker Kirche - Hamm
  9 Grafenberg – Flingern – Düsseldorf Hbf – Graf-Adolf-Platz – Neusser Str. [back: Lorettostr.] - Bilker Kirche - Völklinger Str. – Südfriedhof
10 Lörick – Oberkassel (Belsenplatz) – Oberkasseler Brücke – Heinrich-Heine-Allee - Jan-Wellem-Platz – Berliner Allee - Oberbilker Allee – Eller
11 Kaiserswerth – Lohausen - Golzheim – Jacobistr. – Friedrich-Ebert-Straße - Düsseldorf Hbf [Rush hours only: – Oberbilk – Wersten - Holthausen]
12 Ratingen – Oberrath – Wehrhahn – Jan-Wellem-Platz – Wilhelm-Marx-Haus
13 Gerresheim Mitte – Grafenberg – Wehrhahn – Jan-Wellem-Platz – Wilhelm-Marx-Haus [Rush hours only: – Graf-Adolf-Platz – Kirchplatz – Bilk – Aachener Platz]
14 Rath – Mörsenbroich – Derendorf – Dreieck – Jan-Wellem-Platz – Berliner Allee - Karolingerplatz – Am Steinberg
15 Oberkassel (Belsenplatz) – Oberkasseler Brücke – Heinrich-Heine-Allee - Wilhelm-Marx-Haus – Graf-Adolf-Platz – Kirchplatz – Bilk – Karolingerplatz – Universität – Wersten - Holthausen
16 Wilhelm-Marx-Haus – Jan-Wellem-Platz – Berliner Allee - Oberbilker Allee – Eller
18 Stadion Stockum – Golzheim – Jan-Wellem-Platz – Berliner Allee - Friedrich-Ebert-Straße - Düsseldorf Hbf – Oberbilk – Wersten - Holthausen [Rush hours only: – Benrath (Betriebshof)]
19 Oberrath – Flingern – Düsseldorf Hbf – Graf-Adolf-Platz – Neusser Str. [back: Lorettostr.] - Bilker Kirche - Völklinger Str. – Südfriedhof
  D Jan-Wellem-Platz – Golzheim – Lohausen - Kaiserswerth – Wittlaer – Duisburg
  K Düsseldorf Hbf – Friedrich-Ebert-Straße - Berliner Allee - Jan-Wellem-Platz – Heinrich-Heine-Allee - Oberkasseler Brücke – Oberkassel – Lörick – Meerbusch – Krefeld-Fischeln – Dießem – Krefeld


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH



HISTORY

GAUGE (all systems except the monorail)


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