THE GS TRAM SITE

FRANKFURT AM MAIN

BUNDESREPUBLIK DEUTSCHLAND - FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY

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26 May 1974

VIDEOS

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Above: YouTubeCA video - Frankfurt (M) trams 1991 - Length: 10:06 mins. Above: YouTubeCA video - Tram Frankfurt/Main 1978 - Length: 29:11 mins. Above: YouTubeCA video - The Metro/U-bahn in Frankfurt, Germany - Length: 6:11 mins.

PHOTOS

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MAPS

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CENTRAL FRANKFURT MAP

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ABBREVIATIONS ON THE MAPS

Fb Friedensbrücke OPl Opernplatz
HBh Hauptbahnhof (Main Station) PR Platz der Republik
HbS Heilbronner Straße Rbw Röderbergweg
HW Hauptwache TPl Theaterplatz
JTP Johanna-Tesch-Platz Umb Untermainbrücke
KW Konstablerwache      


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.


NEW TRAM AND STADTBAHN TRACKS BUILT BETWEEN 1 JULY 1960 AND 26 MAY 1974 (affected route numbers in parantheses).


DISCONTINUATION DATES OF TRAM TRACKS BETWEEN 26 MAY 1974 AND 28 MAY 1978 (affected route numbers in parantheses).


TRAM AND U-BAHN (UNDERGROUND) ROUTES

Operator: Städtische Straßenbahn Frankfurt am Main

A1 Theaterplatz - Hauptwache - Dornbusch - Heddernheim - Nordweststadt
A2 Theaterplatz - Hauptwache - Dornbusch - Heddernheim - Bonames - Gonzenheim
A3 Hauptbahnhof (Main Station) - Hauptwache - Dornbusch - Heddernheim - Oberursel - Hohemark
A4 Hauptbahnhof (Main Station) - Hauptwache - Dornbusch - Heddernheim - Bonames
B1 Theaterplatz - Konstablerwache - Hauptfriedhof (Main Cemetery) - Gießener Str.
  6 Ostbahnhof (East Station) - Zoo - Konstablerwache - Hauptwache - Opernplatz - Westbahnhof (West Station) - Hausen - Praunheim [Mo-Fr rush hours only]
  8 Ginnheim - Bockenheim - Platz der Republik - Gallus - Griesheim
  9 Oberforsthaus - Universitätsklinikum - Südbahnhof (South Station) [Rush hours: - Obermainbrücke [Ignatz-Bubis-Brücke] - Ostbahnhof (East Station) - Riederhöfe - Hugo-Junkers-Str.] [Mo-Fr only]
10 Höchst - Nied - Gallus - Platz der Republik - Opernplatz - Hauptwache - Konstablerwache - Zoo - Bornheim
11 Heilbronner Straße - Hauptbahnhof (Main Station) - Friedensbrücke - Südbahnhof (South Station) - Obermainbrücke [Ignatz-Bubis-Brücke] - Ostbahnhof (East Station)
12 Höchst - Nied - Gallus - Platz der Republik - Opernplatz - Hauptwache - Prüfling
13 Praunheim - Hausen - Westbahnhof (West Station) - Platz der Republik - Opernplatz - Dornbusch - Gießener Str. - Berkersheim
14 Niederrad - Universitätsklinikum - Friedensbrücke - Hauptbahnhof (Main Station) - Theaterplatz - Hauptwache - Konstablerwache - Zoo - Ostbahnhof (East Station) - Riederhöfe - Hugo-Junkers-Str. - Fechenheim
15 Stadion - Oberforsthaus - Universitätsklinikum - Friedensbrücke - Hauptbahnhof (Main Station) - Theaterplatz - Hauptwache - Konstablerwache - Zoo - Inheidener Str.
16 Heilbronner Straße - Hauptbahnhof (Main Station) - Theaterplatz - Obermainbrücke [Ignatz-Bubis-Brücke] - Oberrad - Stadtgrenze - Offenbach
17 Mönchofstr. - Ordnungsamt - Gallus - Platz der Republik - Opernplatz - Hauptwache - Theaterplatz - Hauptbahnhof (Main Station) - Friedensbrücke - Sandhof [Mo-Fr only]
18 Schwanheim - Oberforsthaus - Universitätsklinikum - Friedensbrücke - Hauptbahnhof (Main Station) - Theaterplatz - Ostbahnhof (East Station) - Riederhöfe - Johanna-Tesch-Platz - Enkheim
19 Heerstraße - Hausen - Westbahnhof (West Station) - Opernplatz - Hauptwache - Prüfling
20 Bornheim - Johanna-Tesch-Platz - Bergen
22 Höchst - Nied - Ordnungsamt - Gallus - Platz der Republik - Opernplatz - Dornbusch - Gießener Str. [Mo-Fr rush hours only]
23 Rödelheim - Westbahnhof (West Station) - Opernplatz - Hauptwache - Konstablerwache - Zoo - Röderbergweg
24 Stadtgrenze - Oberrad - Obermainbrücke [Ignatz-Bubis-Brücke] - Konstablerwache - Hauptwache - Opernplatz - [Westbahnhof (West Station)] / [Rush hours: Bockenheim - Ginnheim]
25 Eckenheim - Hauptfriedhof (Main Cemetery) - Prüfling [Rush hours: - Riederhöfe - Hugo-Junkers-Str.] [Mo-Fr only]
26 Heilbronner Straße - Hauptbahnhof (Main Station) - Theaterplatz - Hauptwache - Opernplatz - Platz der Republik - Messe (Frankfurt Fair) [Rush hours: - Westbahnhof (West Station) - Hausen - Heerstraße]
27 Zoo - Konstablerwache - Hauptwache - Theaterplatz - Untermainbrücke - Louisa - Neu-Isenburg

Note: Lines A1-4 and B1 ran partially in tunnels and private rights of way, and constituted a precursor to the U-Bahn (underground) network. But in 1974 they were still connected to the tram network.



CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH



HISTORY

GAUGE

TRAM PRESERVATION

The Verkehrsmuseum Frankfurt am Main (Frankfurt Transport Museum) has a large collection of preserved trams from throughout the history of the city's transportation history. Some of them run as heritage trams on city streets.


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