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KØBENHAVN – COPENHAGEN

DANMARK – DENMARK

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1 Jan. 1968




DANMARK - DENMARK

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KØBENHAVN – COPENHAGEN

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INSET: DOWNTOWN COPENHAGEN

Copenhagen 1968 downtown tram map


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

  • 1953 – Aug. 18: Charlottenlund – Hellerup (14)
  • 1953 – Aug. 18: Brenstorfrsvej – Femvejen (15)
  • 1954 (exact date?): Thorshavnsgade – Halfdansgade (4)
  • 1955 – May 1: Nørre Søgade (between Nørreport and Gyldenløvesgade) (4)
  • 1958 – Feb. 10: Søndre Fasanvej – Nordre Fasanvej (to Borups Allé) (20)
  • 1958 – July 21: Jagtvej – Falkoner Allé (18); earlier also 20)
  • 1962 – May 1: Søborg – Emdrupvej (16)
  • 1964 – Nov. 1: Borups Allé – Rantzausgade (13, 19; earlier also 11)
  • 1964 – Nov. 1: Nordre Fasanvej (between Nørrebro station and Borups Allé) (19; earlier also 20)
  • 1964 – Nov. 1: Hammerichsgade – Hovedbanegården – Hambrosgade (13)
  • 1965 (exact date?): Jydeholmen – Peter Bangsvej (1)
  • 1965 – May 1: Borups Allé – Rantzausgade (8; earlier also 11, 13, 19)
  • 1965 – May 1: Princessegade (8)
  • 1965 – Oct. 17: Øster Farimagsgade (14; earlier also 15)
  • 1965 – Oct. 17: Gammel Kongevej – Peter Bangs Vej – Ålstrupvej (14)
  • 1966 – May 1: Strandboulevard (9)
  • 1966 – May 1: Falkoner Allé – Jagtvej (9; earlier also 18)
  • 1967 – Feb. 1: Hellerup – Svanemøllen (1; earlier also 14)
  • 1967 – Apr. 30: Trianglen – Østerbrogade – Svanemøllen (1; earlier also 4, 14, partially 18)

ROUTES

URBAN TRAM ROUTES

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

  2 Brønshøj – Godthåbsvej – Gyldenløvesgade – Rådhusplads – Højbro – Christianshavn – Amagerbrogade – Sundbyvester
  3 Kongens Enghave – Enghavevej – H. C. Ørsteds Vej – Fælledvej [back: Stengade] – Blegdamsvej – Trianglen – Strandboulevard
  5 Husum – Brønshøj – Frederikssundsvej – Nørrebro station – Nørrebrogade – Frederiksborggade – Nørreport – Nørregade – Langebro – Amager Boulevard – Holmbladsgade – Backersvej – Sundbyøster
  6 Ålholm Plads – Valby Langgade – Vesterbrogade – Hovedbanegården – Rådhusplads – Højbro – Kongens Nytorv – Bredgade [back: St. Kongensgade] – Østerport – Trianglen – Øster Allé – Lyngbyvej – Ryparken
  7 Nørrebro station – Nørrebrogade – Frederiksborggade – Nørreport – Gothersgade – Kongens Nytorv
10 Toftegårds Plads – Enghave Plads – Istedgade – Hovedbanegården – Højbro – Kongens Nytorv – Sølvgade – Tagensvej – Bispebjerg – Emdrupvej
16 Emdrupvej – Bispebjerg – Nørrebro station – Nørrebrogade – Frederiksborggade – Nørreport – Nørre Voldgade – Rådhusplads – Hovedbanegården – Vesterbrogade – Istedgade – Enghave Plads – Enghavevej – Kongens Enghave

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

Operator: Danske Statsbaner (DSB)

  A Klampenborg – 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 – Taastrup
  C Holte – Gentofte – Hellerup – Østerport – Nørreport – Hovedbanegården (København H) – Enghave – Valby – Vanløse – Husum – Herlev – Ballerup
  E Hillerød – Holte – (non-stop) – Østerport – Nørreport – Hovedbanegården (København H)
  F Klampenborg – Hellerup – Nørrebro station – Vanløse – Frederiksberg Station


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Urban trams: ? km.
  • S-tog (S-train): ? km


HISTORY

  • Urban tramways: (horse-drawn) 22 Oct. 1863 - 14 June 1915; (electric): 1 Aug. 1901 - 23 Apr. 1972.
  • Metro: 19 Oct. 2002 - today.
  • S-tog (S-train): 3 Apr. 1934 - today.

GAUGE

  • Urban tramways: 1435 mm.
  • Metro: 1435 mm.
  • S-tog (S-train): 1435 mm.

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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