THE GS TRAM SITE

DÜSSELDORF

DEUTSCHLAND – GERMANY

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8 Jan. 2014

Düsseldorf after the extension of line 719 to Medienhafen.




DEUTSCHLAND - GERMANY

BERLIN - POTSDAM

DRESDEN

DÜSSELDORF

FRANKFURT AM MAIN

HAMBURG

KÖLN / COLOGNE - BONN

LEIPZIG

MÜNCHEN / MUNICH

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Düsseldorf tram map


INSET: CENTRAL DÜSSELDORF

Dusseldorf downtown tram map 2014

ABBREVIATIONS ON THE MAP

GAP Graf-Adolf-Platz JWP Jan-Wellem-Platz
HHA Heinrich-Heine-Allee KgP Karolingerplatz
HZ Handelszentrum KP Kirchplatz


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ROUTES

Operator: Rheinbahn

TRAM ROUTES

701 Rath – Mörsenbroich – Derendorf – Dreieck – Altstadt - Jan-Wellem-Platz – Karolingerplatz – Bilk - Holthausen – Benrath – Benrath, Betriebshof
703 Gerresheim S-Bahn – Gerresheim - Grafenberg Staufenplatz – Wehrhahn – Jan-Wellem-Platz – Altstadt - Graf-Adolf-Platz – Kirchplatz
704 Derendorf Nord – Düsseldorf Hbf – Graf-Adolf-Platz – Polizeipräsidium [in rush hour: - Unterbilk – Südfriedhof]
706 Am Steinberg – Bilk - Volksgarten – Oberbilk – Flingern – Brehmplatz – Jan-Wellem-Platz – Altstadt - Graf-Adolf-Platz – Karolingerplatz – Am Steinberg [Circular route, both directions]
707 Unterrath – Dreieck – Düsseldorf Hbf – Karolingerplatz – Bilk – Universität Ost/Botanischer Garten
708 Mörsenbroich – Brehmplatz – Düsseldorf Hbf – Unterbilk – Hamm
709 Gerresheim, Krankenhaus – Grafenberg Staufenplatz – Flingern – Düsseldorf Hbf – Graf-Adolf-Platz – Unterbilk – Südfriedhof – Neuss, Stadthalle – Neuss Hbf – Neuss, Theodor-Heuss-Platz
712 Ratingen Mitte – Hubertushain – Wehrhahn – Jan-Wellem-Platz – Altstadt - Graf-Adolf-Platz – Volmerswerth
713 Gerresheim, Krankenhaus – Grafenberg Staufenplatz – Wehrhahn – Jan-Wellem-Platz – Altstadt - Graf-Adolf-Platz – Kirchplatz [In rush hour: – Karolingerplatz – Bilk - Holthausen]
715 Unterrath – Dreieck – Jan-Wellem-Platz – Altstadt - Graf-Adolf-Platz – Oberbilk/Philipshalle – Eller Mitte – Eller, Vennhauser Allee
719 Staufenplatz – Flingern – Düsseldorf Hbf – Graf-Adolf-Platz – Medienhafen

LIGHT RAIL (STADTBAHN, WITH SOME U-BAHN (UNDERGROUND) SECTIONS) ROUTES

U70 Düsseldorf Hbf – Heinrich-Heine-Allee – Oberkassel – Lörick – Meerbusch – Krefeld-Fischeln – Dießem – Krefeld [Express line]
U74 Meerbusch, Görgesheide – Lörick – Oberkassel – Heinrich-Heine-Allee – Düsseldorf Hbf – Oberbilk/Philipshalle – Holthausen – Benrath – Benrath, Betriebshof
U75 Eller, Vennhauser Allee – Eller Mitte – Lierenfeld – Handelszentrum/Moskauer Straße – Düsseldorf Hbf – Heinrich-Heine-Allee – Oberkassel – Neuss Hbf
U76 Handelszentrum/Moskauer Straße – Düsseldorf Hbf – Heinrich-Heine-Allee – Oberkassel – Lörick – Meerbusch – Krefeld-Fischeln – Dießem – Krefeld
U77 Am Seestern – Oberkassel – Heinrich-Heine-Allee – Düsseldorf Hbf – Oberbilk/Philipshalle – Holthausen
U78 Düsseldorf Hbf – Heinrich-Heine-Allee – Golzheim – Arena/Messe Nord
U79 Universität Ost/Botanischer Garten – Oberbilk/Philipshalle – Düsseldorf Hbf – Heinrich-Heine-Allee – Golzheim – Kaiserswerth – Wittlaer – Duisburg

MONORAIL (H-BAHN)

   Düsseldorf Flughafen Bf – Düsseldorf Airport


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Tramway: 79 km.
  • LRT: 69 km.
  • Monorail (H-Bahn): 2.5 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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