THE GS TRAM SITE

HANNOVER - HANOVER

BUNDESREPUBLIK DEUTSCHLAND - FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY

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25 May 2017

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The Hanover network after extensions to Altwarmbüchen (2006) und Misburg (2017), and the closure of the surface tramway between the Hauptbahnhof and Aegidientorplatz.




DEUTSCHLAND - GERMANY

BERLIN - POTSDAM

DRESDEN

DÜSSELDORF

FRANKFURT AM MAIN

HAMBURG

HANNOVER - HANOVER

KÖLN / COLOGNE - BONN

LEIPZIG

MÜNCHEN / MUNICH

STUTTGART


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Hanover tram map


CENTRAL HANOVER MAP

Hanover tram map



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ROUTES

Operator: ÜSTRA Hannoversche Verkehrsbetriebe AG

TRAM ROUTES

  1 Langenhagen - Berliner Pl. - Vahrenwald - Hauptbahnhof - Kröpcke - Aegidientorplatz - Döhren - Laatzen - Rethen - Sarstedt
  2 Alte Heide - Vahrenwald - Hauptbahnhof - Kröpcke - Aegidientorplatz - Döhren - Laatzen - Grasdorf - Rethen
  3 Altwarmbüchen - Lahe - List - Hauptbahnhof - Kröpcke - Markthalle - Waterloo - Allerweg - Mühlenberg - Wettbergen
  4 Garbsen - Leinhausen - Königsworther Platz - Steintor - Kröpcke - Aegidientorplatz - Braunschweiger Platz - Kleefeld - Roderbruch
  5 Stöcken - Leinhausen - Königsworther Platz - Steintor - Kröpcke - Aegidientorplatz - Braunschweiger Platz - Kleefeld - Kirchrode - Anderten
  6 Nordhafen - Hainholz - Christuskirche - Steintor - Kröpcke - Aegidientorplatz - Braunschweiger Platz - Freundallee - Bemerode - Messe/Ost
  7 Misburg - List - Hauptbahnhof - Kröpcke - Markthalle - Waterloo - Allerweg - Mühlenberg - Wettbergen
  8 Hauptbahnhof - Kröpcke - Aegidientorplatz - Döhren - Seelhorst - Messe/Nord
  9 Fasanenkrug - List - Hauptbahnhof - Kröpcke - Markthalle - Waterloo - Schwarzer Bär - Badenstedt - Empelde
10 Ahlem - Goetheplatz - Steintor - HBf / ZOB
11 Haltenhoffstr. - Christuskirche - Steintor - Kröpcke - Aegidientorplatz - Braunschweiger Platz - Zoo Hannover
17 Wallensteinstr. - Allerweg - Schwarzer Bär - Goetheplatz - Steintor - HBf / ZOB
18 Hauptbahnhof - Kröpcke - Aegidientorplatz - Döhren - Seelhorst - Messe/Nord [Exhibition days only]


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Tramway / Stadtbahn: 122 km.


HISTORY

  • City trams: (Horse tramway) 14 Sept. 1872 - 1897. (Electric tramway) 1893 - today.
  • Stadtbahn (in tunnel): 26 Sept. 1975 - today.

GAUGE

  • Tramways: 1435 mm.
  • Stadtahn: 1435 mm.

TRAM PRESERVATION

A museum, Hannoverschen Straßenbahn-Museum, dedicated to the history of Hanover trams is in Wehmingen, southeast of Hannover. In addition to displays of old trams, it also runs heritage trams on city tracks


SOURCES

PRINT

  • Buckley, R.J. "Post-war Hannover - Part 3: The Stadtbahn", Modern Tramway & Light Rail Transit, July 1981 (44: 523), p.229-237.
  • Pagel, M. and Taplin, M.R. Tramways of Western Germany. Hassocks (England): Light Rail Transit Association, 3rd ed., 1980.
  • Schwandl, R. Schwandl's Tram Atlas Deutschland. Berlin: Author, 2009.
  • Straßenbahnatlas 2005: Deutschland. Berlin: Arbeitsgemeinschaft Blickpunkt Straßenbahn e.V., 2005.
  • Wyse, W.J. "Germany goes underground - No.13: A trio of new subways (Bonn, Bochum and Hannover)", Modern Tramway & Light Rail Transit, Sept. 1980 (43: 513), p.306-317.

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