THE GS TRAM SITE

FRANKFURT AM MAIN

BUNDESREPUBLIK DEUTSCHLAND - FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY

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14 Dec. 2014

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Frankfurt on the day of the opening of the new tramway on Stresemannallee (prolongation of line 17 to Neu-Isenburg).




DEUTSCHLAND - GERMANY

BERLIN - POTSDAM

DRESDEN

DÜSSELDORF

FRANKFURT AM MAIN

HAMBURG

HANNOVER - HANOVER

KÖLN / COLOGNE - BONN

LEIPZIG

MÜNCHEN / MUNICH

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CENTRAL FRANKFURT MAP

Frankfurt tram map

ABBREVIATIONS ON THE MAP

HBh Hauptbahnhof (Main Station) KW Konstablerwache
Fb Friedensbrücke Lbh Lokalbahnhof (Local Station)
HW Hauptwache PR Platz der Republik
JTP Johanna-Tesch-Platz WBP Willy-Brandt-Platz


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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.

ROUTES

Operator: Frankfurter Verkehrs und Tarifverbund (FVV)

TRAM ROUTES

11 Höchst - Nied - Gallus - Platz der Republik - Hauptbahnhof (Main Station) - Willy-Brandt-Platz - Römer - Ostbahnhof (East Station) - Riederhöfe - Fechenheim
12 Schwanheim - Universitätsklinikum - Friedensbrücke - Hauptbahnhof (Main Station) - Willy-Brandt-Platz - Römer - Konstablerwache - Friedberger Platz - Bornheim - Riederhöfe - Hugo-Junkers-Str.
14 Ernst-May-Platz - Zoo - Ignatz-Bubis-Brücke - Lokalbahnhof (Local Station) - Südbahnhof (South Station) - Louisa
15 Niederrad - Universitätsklinikum - Südbahnhof (South Station) [Limited service: - Lokalbahnhof (Local Station) - Oberrad - Offenbach Stadtgrenze]
16 Ginnheim - Bockenheim - Messe (Frankfurt Fair) - Platz der Republik - Hauptbahnhof (Main Station) - Friedensbrücke - Südbahnhof (South Station) - Lokalbahnhof (Local Station) - Oberrad - Offenbach Stadtgrenze
17 Rebstockbad - Westbahnhof (West Station) - Messe (Frankfurt Fair) - Platz der Republik - Hauptbahnhof (Main Station) - Friedensbrücke - Louisa - Neu-Isenburg
18 Preungesheim (Gravensteiner-Platz) - Friedberger Platz - Konstablerwache - Ignatz-Bubis-Brücke - Lokalbahnhof (Local Station) [Limited service: - Oberrad - Offenbach Stadtgrenze]
19 Schwanheim - Universitätsklinikum - Südbahnhof (South Station) [Limited service]
20 Hauptbahnhof (Main Station) - Friedensbrücke - Universitätsklinikum - Oberforsthaus - Stadion [Limited service]
21 [Limited service: Nied -] Mönchofstraße - Gallus - Platz der Republik - Hauptbahnhof (Main Station) - Friedensbrücke - Universitätsklinikum - Oberforsthaus - Stadion

U-BAHN (METRO) ROUTES

U1 Südbahnhof (South Station) - Willy-Brandt-Platz - Hauptwache - Dornbusch - Heddernheim - Nordweststadt - Ginnheim
U2 Südbahnhof (South Station) - Willy-Brandt-Platz - Hauptwache - Dornbusch - Heddernheim - Bonames - Nieder-Eschbach - Gonzenheim
U3 Südbahnhof (South Station) - Willy-Brandt-Platz - Hauptwache - Dornbusch - Heddernheim - Oberursel - Hohemark (Oberursel)
U4 Bockenheimer Warte - Messe (Frankfurt Fair) - Hauptbahnhof (Main Station) - Willy-Brandt-Platz - Konstablerwache - Bornheim - Seckbacher Landstraße - Enkheim
U5 Hauptbahnhof (Main Station) - Willy-Brandt-Platz - Konstablerwache - Hauptfriedhof (Main Cemetery) - Preungesheim
U6 Heerstraße - Industriehof - Bockenheimer Warte - Alte Oper - Hauptwache - Konstablerwache - Zoo - Ostbahnhof (East Station)
U7 Hausen - Industriehof - Bockenheimer Warte - Alte Oper - Hauptwache - Konstablerwache - Zoo - Johanna-Tesch-Platz - Enkheim
U8 Südbahnhof (South Station) - Willy-Brandt-Platz - Hauptwache - Dornbusch - Heddernheim - Riedberg
U9 Ginnheim - Nordweststadt - Riedberg - Bonames - Nieder-Eschbach

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Tramway: 68 km.
  • U-Bahn: 65 km.


HISTORY

  • City trams: Horse trams (19 May 1872 - 1904); Steam trams (1888 - 1929); Electric trams (10 Apr. 1884 - today).
  • U-Bahn: Oct. 1968 - today.

GAUGE

  • 1435 mm. (some trams 1884-1905, 1000 mm.)

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.


SOURCES

PRINT

  • Buck, S.D. "Frankfurt-am-Main: The revolution begins". Tramways & Urban Transit, Jan. 2004 (67: 793), p.16-18.
  • Pagel, M. and Taplin, M.R. Tramways of Western Germany. Hassocks (England): Light Rail Transit Association, 3rd ed., 1980.
  • Pulling, N. "Systems Factfile No.18: Frankfurt am Main, Germany". Tramways & Urban Transit, March 2009 (72: 855), p.99-101.
  • Schwandl, R. Schwandl's Tram Atlas Deutschland. Berlin: Author, 2009.
  • Straßenbahnatlas 2005: Deutschland. Berlin: Arbeitsgemeinschaft Blickpunkt Straßenbahn e.V., 2005.
  • Walker, P.J. "Tramways in transition - Part 2: Frankfurt-am-Main". Modern Tramway, Nov. 1969 (32: 383), p.367-374.
  • Wansbeek, C.J. "Frankfurt: The pendulum swings back to tramways". Light Rail & Modern Tramway, Nov. 1997 (60: 719), p.416-418.
  • Wyse, W.J. "Germany goes underground - Part 6: Fun and games in Frankfurt, or 'Interconnection with one-way tickets'". Modern Tramway, Aug. 1974 (37: 440), p.270-279.
  • Wyse, W.J. "Germany goes underground - Part 12: Alles neu in der City". Modern Tramway, Sept. 1978 (41: 489), p.309-317.

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