THE GS TRAM SITE

MÜNCHEN - MUNICH

DEUTSCHLAND - GERMANY

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June 1996

The Munich tram system after the reinstatement of services on the Arnulfstraße.




DEUTSCHLAND - GERMANY

BERLIN - POTSDAM

DRESDEN

DÜSSELDORF

FRANKFURT AM MAIN

HAMBURG

KÖLN / COLOGNE - BONN

LEIPZIG

MÜNCHEN / MUNICH

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Munich tram map

ABBREVIATIONS ON THE MAP

KP Karlsplatz MxP Maximiliansplatz
MWP Max-Weber-Platz ST Sendlinger Tor


I created the above map by overlaying an OpenStreetMap (OSM) map with my own data. Copyright on the OSM map is © OpenStreetMap & Contributors, licensed under a CC-BY-SA (Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 licence).

Please note that the OSM map used as a template for this map 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: Stadtwerke München - Verkehrsbetriebe (VB)

TRAM ROUTES

12 Nymphenburg (Romanplatz) - Neuhausen - Rotkreuzplatz - Leonrodplatz - Nordbad - Kurfürstenplatz - Scheidplatz
15 St.-Martins-Platz - Ostfriedhof - Wettersteinplatz - Tiroler Platz - Giesing - Harlaching - Großhesseloher Brücke
17 Effnerplatz - Herkomerplatz - Tivolistr. - Lehel - Isartor - Isarvorstadt - Sendlinger Tor - Hauptbahnhof (Main Station) - Arnulfstraße - Nymphenburg (Romanplatz) - Amalienburgstr.
18 Gondrellplatz - Westendstr. - Westend - Hauptbahnhof (Main Station) - Karlsplatz - Sendlinger Tor - Isarvorstadt - Max-Weber-Platz - Herkomerplatz - Effnerplatz
19 St.-Veit-Str. - Berg am Laim - Ostbahnhof - Max-Weber-Platz - Lehel - Maximiliansplatz - Karlsplatz - Hauptbahnhof (Main Station) - Westend - Willibaldplatz - Pasing
20 Sendlinger Tor - Hauptbahnhof (Main Station) - Stiglmaierplatz - Leonrodplatz - Westfriedhof - Moosach
21 Sendlinger Tor - Hauptbahnhof (Main Station) - Stiglmaierplatz - Leonrodplatz - Westfriedhof (Hanauer Str.)
25 St.-Martins-Platz - Ostfriedhof - Wettersteinplatz - Tiroler Platz - Giesing - Harlaching - Großhesseloher Brücke - Grünwald
27 Petuelring - Nordbad - Kurfürstenplatz - Karlsplatz - Sendlinger Tor - Isarvorstadt - Untere Au - Ostfriedhof - Obergiesing - Schwanseeplatz

UNDERGROUND (U-BAHN) ROUTES

U1 Rotkreuzplatz - Stiglmaierplatz - Hauptbahnhof (Main Station) - Sendlinger Tor - Kolumbusplatz - Obergiesing - Innsbrucker Ring
U2 Hasenbergl - Am Hart - Scheidplatz - Hauptbahnhof (Main Station) - Sendlinger Tor - Kolumbusplatz - Obergiesing - Innsbrucker Ring - Neuperlach Süd
U3 Olympiazentrum - Scheidplatz - Münchener Freiheit - Odeonsplatz - Sendlinger Tor - Goetheplatz - Implerstraße - Thalkirchen - Obersendling - Fürstenried West
U4 Laimer Platz - Westendstraße - Hauptbahnhof (Main Station) - Karlsplatz - Odeonsplatz - Lehel - Max-Weber-Platz - Arabellapark
U5 Laimer Platz - Westendstraße - Hauptbahnhof (Main Station) - Karlsplatz - Odeonsplatz - Lehel - Max-Weber-Platz - Ostbahnhof - Innsbrucker Ring - Neuperlach Süd
U6 Garching-Hochbrück - Kieferngarten - Nordfriedhof - Münchener Freiheit - Odeonsplatz - Sendlinger Tor - Goetheplatz - Implerstraße - Harras - Holzapfelkreuth - Großhadern - Klinikum Großhadern


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Tramway: ca. 68 km.
  • Underground (U-Bahn): 77.5 km.


HISTORY

  • Horse tramway: 21 Oct. 1876 - 31 Oct. 1900.
  • Steam tramway: 9 June 1883 - 17 July 1900.
  • Electric tramway: 23 June 1895 - today.
  • Underground (U-Bahn): 19 Oct. 1971 - today.
  • S-Bahn: 28 May 1972 - today.

GAUGE

  • Tramways: 1435 mm.
  • Underground (U-Bahn): 1435 mm.
  • S-Bahn: 1435 mm.

TRAM PRESERVATION

There is a museum devoted to the history of public transportation in Munich called the MVG Museum (Museum der Münchner Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH). It has a large number of preserved tramcars. The museum is on Ständlerstraße in Perlach, southeast Munich.


SOURCES

PRINT

  • Hendlmeier, W. Handbuch der deutschen Straßenbahngeschichte: 1. Band: Text und Abbildungen München: Selbstverlag [Author], 1981.
  • Klemenz, M.A. & Romero, F. "Munich: Optimisation through operational simulation". Tramways & Urban Transit, July 2014 (77: 919), p.289-292.
  • Krauß, T. Die Münchener Trambahnlinien: Eine Chronik von 1876 bis 1991. Berlin: Arbeitsgemeinschaft Blickpunkt Straßenbahn e.V., 1992.
  • "More mileage for München" Modern Tramway, March 1965 (28: 327), p.69-71.
  • Onnich, K. "The Munich tramway: a calamity without end?" Light Rail & Modern Tramway, July & Sept. 1993 (56: 667 & 669), p.171-175, 227-231.
  • Pagel, M. and Taplin, M.R. Tramways of Western Germany. Hassocks (England): Light Rail Transit Association, 3rd ed., 1980.
  • Pulling, N. "Systems Factfile No.38: Munich, Germany." Tramways & Urban Transit, Nov. 2010 (73: 875), p.419-421.
  • Schwandl, R. Schwandl's Tram Atlas Deutschland. Berlin: Author, 2009.
  • Straßenbahnatlas 2005 - Deutschland. Berlin: Arbeitsgemeinschaft Blickpunkt Straßenbahn e.V., 2005.

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