THE GS TRAM SITE

LEIPZIG

SACHSEN, DEUTSCHLAND – SAXONY, GERMANY

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28 Nov. 2015

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INSET: CENTRAL LEIPZIG

Leipzig downtown tram map 2015


INSET: LEIPZIG CITY CORE

Leipzig core tram map 2015



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ROUTES

Operator: Leipziger Verkehrsbetriebe (LVB) GmbH

TRAM ROUTES

  1 Lausen – Grünau-Süd – Schleußig - Westplatz - Goerdelerring - Hauptbahnhof – Eisenbahnstraße - Schönefeld - Mockauer Str. - Mockau, Post
  2 Grünau-Süd - Westplatz - Roßplatz - Deutsche Nazionalbibliothek - Altes Messegelände - Naunhofer Str. [some services continue to: - Südfriedhof - Meusdorf]
  3/3E Knautkleeberg - Windorf - Felsenkeller - Angerbrücke - Waldplatz - Goerdelerring - Hauptbahnhof – Eisenbahnstraße - Torgauer Str. [- Leipziger Str. - Taucha] / [3E: - Paunsdorf-Nord - Sommerfeld]
  4 Gohlis Landsberger Str. - Gohlis-Süd - Waldplatz - Goerdelerring - Hauptbahnhof – Augustusplatz - Johannisplatz - Reudnitz - S-Bf. Stötteritz - Stötteritz
  7 Böhlitz-Ehrenberg - Leutzsch - Altlindenau - Angerbrücke - Waldplatz - Goerdelerring - Hauptbahnhof – Augustusplatz - Reudnitz - Sellerhausen - Paunsdorf-Nord - Sommerfeld
  8 Grünau-Nord - S-Bf. Lindenau - Altlindenau - Angerbrücke - Waldplatz - Westplatz - Roßplatz - Augustusplatz - Eisenbahnstraße - Sellerhausen - Paunsdorf-Nord
  9 Thekla - Mockau, Post - Mockauer Str. - Berliner Str. - Hauptbahnhof - Goerdelerring - Thomaskirche - Roßplatz - Steinplatz - Connewitz, Kreuz - S-Bf. Connewitz
10 Wahren - Gohlis Süd - Chausseehaus - Hauptbahnhof - Augustusplatz - Roßplatz - Südplatz - Connewitz, Kreuz - Triftweg - Lößnig
11 Schkeuditz - Lützschena - Wahren - Gohlis Süd - Chausseehaus - Hauptbahnhof - Augustusplatz - Roßplatz - Südplatz - Connewitz, Kreuz - S-Bf. Connewitz - Markkleeberg-Ost
12 Gohlis-Nord - Zoo - Goerdelerring - Hauptbahnhof – Augustusplatz - Johannisplatz [In rush-hours: - Technisches Rathaus]
14 S-Bf. Plagwitz - Felsenkeller - Westplatz - [Loop, in both directions: - Goerdelerring - Hauptbahnhof - Augustusplatz - Roßplatz - ]
15 Miltitz - S-Bf. Lindenau - Altlindenau - Angerbrücke - Waldplatz - Goerdelerring - Hauptbahnhof – Augustusplatz - Technisches Rathaus - Altes Messegelände - Südfriedhof - Meusdorf
16 Messegelände - Eutritzsch - Chausseehaus - Hauptbahnhof - Augustusplatz - Roßplatz - Deutsche Nazionalbibliothek - Triftweg - Lößnig


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Tramway: 146 km.


HISTORY

  • Horse-drawn trams: 18 May 1872 - 1897.
  • Urban electric trams: 20 May 1896 - today.

GAUGE

  • Trams 1458 mm. (1872 - 1880: 1435 mm.)

TRAM PRESERVATION

There is a museum devoted to the history of trams in Leipzig called the Historische Straßenbahnhof Leipzig-Möckern. It has a large number of preserved tramcars, which are occasionally run on city streets . The museum is in Möckern, to the northwest of the city centre.


SOURCES

PRINT

  • Hendlmeier, W. Handbuch der deutschen Straßenbahngeschichte - Erster Band: Text und Abbildungen. München: Im Selbstverlag, 1981.
  • Lehnhart, H. & Jeanmaire, C. Strassenbahnen in Osteuropa - Deutsche Demokratische Republik; Volksrepublik Polen. Villigen (Switzerland): Verlag Eisenbahn, 1975.
  • Plang, H.J. "The tramways of Leipzig" Modern Tramway & Light Rail Review. Oct. 1964 (27: 322), p.333-344.
  • Pulling, N. "Systems Factfile - No.61: Leipzig, Germany" Tramways & Urban Transit. Oct. 2012 (75: 898), p.383-386.
  • Russell, M.J. "DDR update - Part 2: Central area systems" Modern Tramway & Light Rail Transit. Apr. 1989 (52: 616), p.14-125, 129.
  • Schwandl, R. Schwandl's Tram Atlas Deutschland. Berlin: Author, 2009.
  • Straßenbahnatlas 2005: Deutschland. Berlin: Arbeitsgemeinschaft Blickpunkt Straßenbahn e.V., 2005.
  • Wansbeek, C.J. "Leipzig: Trams are the dominant force" Tramways & Urban Transit. Nov. 2003 (66: 791), p.416-419.

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