THE GS TRAM SITE

KØBENHAVN - COPENHAGEN

DANMARK - DENMARK

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16 Sept. 1953

Tram operations in Copenhagen after Københavns Sporveje took over the tram operations of NESA.



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Copenhagen 1953 tram map


INSET: CENTRAL COPENHAGEN

Copenhagen 1953 downtown tram map

ABBREVIATIONS ON THE MAPS

At Axeltorv IB Islands Brygge
HCA H.C. Andersens Boulevard Rp Rådhusplads
Hg Hammerichsgade Vb Vesterbrogade
HKP Hans Knudsens Plads VV Vester Voldgade


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.

Chronology of track abandonments between 1953 and 1968 (with affected routes in parentheses)


ROUTES

URBAN TRAM ROUTES

Operator: Københavns Sporveje (predecessor of HT – Hovedstadsområdets Trafikselskab (HT), itself a predecessor of Hovedstadens Udviklingsråd (HUR))

  1 Jydeholmen – Peter Bangs Vej – Gammel Kongevej – Vesterbrogade - Rådhusplads – Vester Voldgade - Højbro – Kongens Nytorv – Bredgade [back: St. Kongensgade] – Østerport – Trianglen – Østerbrogade – Svanemøllen – Hellerup
  2 Brønshøj – Godthåbsvej – Gyldenløvesgade – H.C. Andersens Boulevard – Højbro – Christianshavn – Amagerbrogade – Sundbyvester
  3 Mozarts Plads – Enghavevej – Enghave Plads - H. C. Ørsteds Vej – Fælledvej [back: Stengade] – Blegdamsvej – Trianglen – Strandboulevard
  4 Svanemøllen – Østerbrogade – Trianglen – Øster Farimagsgade – Hammerichsgade – – Hovedbanegården – Hambrosgade – Langebro – Islands Brygge – Halfdansgade
  5 Husum – Frederikssundsvej - Brønshøj – Frederikssundsvej – Nørrebro station – Nørrebrogade – Frederiksborggade – Nørreport – Nørregade – Vester Voldgade - Langebro – Amager Boulevard – Holmbladsgade – Backersvej – Sundbyøster
  6 Ålholm Plads – Valby Langgade – Pile Allé - Vesterbrogade – Rådhusplads – Vester Voldgade - Højbro – Kongens Nytorv – Bredgade [back: St. Kongensgade] – Østerport – Trianglen – Øster Allé – Lyngbyvej – Ryparken
  7 Nørrebro station – Nørrebrogade – Frederiksborggade – Nørreport – Gothersgade – Kongens Nytorv
  8 Brønshøj – Frederikssundsvej – Borups Allé – Rantzausgade – Gyldenløvesgade – H.C. Andersens Boulevard – Højbro – Christianshavn – Princessegade – Bodenhoffs Plads
  9 Holmbladsgade – Amagerbrogade – Christianshavn – Kongens Nytorv – Bredgade [back: St. Kongensgade] – Østerport – Strandboulevard – Jagtvej – Falkoner Allé – Pile Allé - Kammasvej
10 Toftegårds Plads – Enghave Plads – Istedgade – Hovedbanegården – Højbro – Kongens Nytorv – Sølvgade – Tagensvej – Bispebjerg – Emdrup Torv
11 Husum – Brønshøj – Frederikssundsvej – Nørrebro station – Nordre Fasanvej – Borups Allé – Rantzausgade – Gyldenløvesgade – Rådhusplads – H.C. Andersens Boulevard – Vesterbrogade – Istedgade – Enghave Plads – Enghavevej – Mozarts Plads
13 Vanløse – Jyllingevej – Sallingvej - Hillerødgade - Borups Allé – Rantzausgade – Gyldenløvesgade – Hammerichsgade – Hovedbanegården – Hambrosgade – Langebro – Amager Boulevard – Amagerbrogade – Sundby remise
14 Hellerup – Svanemøllen – Østerbrogade – Trianglen – Øster Farimagsgade – Nørreport – Nørre Voldgade – Rådhusplads – Axeltorv – Gammel Kongevej – Peter Bangs Vej – Ålstrupvej
15 Skellet – Valby Langgade – Pile Allé - Vesterbrogade – Axeltorv – Rådhusplads – Nørre Voldgade – Nørreport – Øster Farimagsgade – Trianglen – Øster Allé – Lyngbyvej – Hans Knudsens Plads
16 Søborg Torv – Emdrup Torv – Bispebjerg – Nørrebro station – Nørrebrogade – Frederiksborggade – Nørreport – Nørre Voldgade – Rådhusplads – Axeltorv – Vesterbrogade – Istedgade – Enghave Plads [During cemetery opening hours: – Vestre Kirkegård]
18 Svanemøllen – Østerbrogade – Jagtvej – Falkoner Allé – Pile Allé - Valby Langgade – Toftegårds Plads
19 Bispebjerg – Nørrebro station – Nordre Fasanvej – Borups Allé – Rantzausgade – Gyldenløvesgade – H.C. Andersens Boulevard – Rådhusplads – Vester Voldgade - Langebro – Amager Boulevard – Holmbladsgade – Øresundsvej
20 Toftegårds Plads – Søndre Fasanvej – Nordre Fasanvej – Nørrebro station

S-TOG (S-TRAIN) [SUBURBAN RAIL] ROUTES

Operator: Danske Statsbaner (DSB)

  A Klampenborg – Charlottenlund - Hellerup – Østerport – Nørreport – Hovedbanegården (København H) – Enghave – Valby – Vanløse [In rush-hour: – Husum – Herlev]
  B Holte – Gentofte – Hellerup – Østerport – Nørreport – Hovedbanegården (København H) – Enghave – Valby – Rødovre – Glostrup
  C Holte – Gentofte – Hellerup – Østerport – Nørreport – Hovedbanegården (København H) – Enghave – Valby – Vanløse – Husum – Herlev – Ballerup
  F Klampenborg – Charlottenlund - Hellerup – Nørrebro station – Vanløse – Frederiksberg Station


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH



HISTORY

GAUGE

TRAM PRESERVATION

The Sporvejsmuseet Skjoldenæsholm (Skjoldenæsholm Tram Museum), 65 km SW of Copenhagen, runs old trams (from Copenhagen, Odense, Aarhus and from outside Denmark) on 1.8 km of track (1.5 km standard gauge; 300 m metre gauge).


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