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.




DEUTSCHLAND - GERMANY

BERLIN - POTSDAM

DRESDEN

DÜSSELDORF

FRANKFURT AM MAIN

HAMBURG

HANNOVER - HANOVER

KÖLN / COLOGNE - BONN

LEIPZIG

MÜNCHEN / MUNICH

STUTTGART


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Düsseldorf tram map

ABBREVIATIONS ON THE MAP

GAP Graf-Adolf-Platz KP Kirchplatz
JWP Jan-Wellem-Platz WMH Wilhelm-Marx-Haus
KgP Karolingerplatz      

ROUTES

Operator: Rheinbahn

TRAM ROUTES

  1 Rath - Mörsenbroich - Derendorf – Dreieck – Jan-Wellem-Platz – Karolingerplatz – Universität – Holthausen – Benrath
  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 – Völklinger Str. – Südfriedhof – Neuss – Heerdt – Oberkassel – Oberkasseler Brücke – Jan-Wellem-Platz – Düsseldorf Hbf [Circular route, both directions]
  6 Am Steinberg – Volksgarten – Oberbilker Markt – Flingern – Brehmplatz – Zoo – Jan-Wellem-Platz – Graf-Adolf-Platz – Kirchplatz – Bilk – Karolingerplatz – Am Steinberg [Circular route, both directions]
  7 Unterrath – Dreieck – Schloss Jägerhof – Düsseldorf Hbf – Lierenfeld – Eller
  8 Mörsenbroich – Brehmplatz – Düsseldorf Hbf – Bilk – Hamm
  9 Grafenberg – Flingern – Düsseldorf Hbf – Graf-Adolf-Platz – Völklinger Str. – Südfriedhof
10 Lörick – Oberkassel – Oberkasseler Brücke – Jan-Wellem-Platz – Oberbilk – Eller
11 Kaiserswerth – Golzheim – Schloss Jägerhof – Düsseldorf Hbf [Rush hours only: – Oberbilk – 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 – Karolingerplatz – Am Steinberg< /td>
15 Oberkassel – Oberkasseler Brücke – Wilhelm-Marx-Haus – Graf-Adolf-Platz – Kirchplatz – Bilk – Karolingerplatz – Universität – Holthausen
16 Wilhelm-Marx-Haus – Jan-Wellem-Platz – Oberbilk – Eller
18 Stadion Stockum – Golzheim – Jan-Wellem-Platz – Düsseldorf Hbf – Oberbilk – Holthausen [Rush hours only: – Benrath]
19 Oberrath – Flingern – Düsseldorf Hbf – Graf-Adolf-Platz – Völklinger Str. – Südfriedhof
  D Jan-Wellem-Platz – Golzheim – Kaiserswerth – Wittlaer – Duisburg
  K Düsseldorf Hbf – Jan-Wellem-Platz – Oberkasseler Brücke – Oberkassel – Lörick – Meerbusch – Krefeld-Fischeln – Dießem – Krefeld


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Tramway: ca. 145 km.


HISTORY

  • City trams: 6 Feb. 1876 - today (6 Feb. 1876 - 21 June 1900: horse-drawn; 27 Jan. 1896 - today: electric)
  • Steam trams: 5 Aug. 1901 - 30 Apr. 1902
  • U-Bahn: 3 Oct. 1981 - today (electric)
  • Monorail (H-Bahn): 1 July 2002 - today

GAUGE (all systems except the monorail)

  • 1435 mm. (there were also 1000 mm. gauge tram lines between 1989 and 1962)

SOURCES

PRINT

  • Pagel, M. and Taplin, M.R. Tramways of Western Germany. Hassocks (England): Light Rail Transit Association, 3rd ed., 1980.
  • Pulling, N. "Düsseldorf returns to ground", Tramways & Urban Transit, Oct. 2010 (73:874), p.382-383.
  • Pulling, N. "Systems Factfile No.55: Rheinbahn - Düsseldorf, Germany", Tramways & Urban Transit, Apr. 2012 (75:892), p.145-148.
  • Schwandl, R. Schwandl's Tram Atlas Deutschland. Berlin: Author, 2009.

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