THE GS TRAM SITE

KØBENHAVN – COPENHAGEN

DANMARK – DENMARK

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1 Jan. 1970

The Copenhagen tram network with the last 3 routes before abandonment of trams in the city.

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Copenhagen 1970 tram map

INSET: CENTRAL COPENHAGEN

Copenhagen 1970 downtown tram map

ABBREVIATIONS ON THE MAPS

At Axeltorv VV Vester Voldgade
Rp Rådhusplads      


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 1970 and 1972 (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))

  5 Husum – Brønshøj – Frederikssundsvej – Nørrebro station – Nørrebrogade – Frederiksborggade – Nørreport – Nørregade – Langebro – Amager Boulevard – Holmbladsgade – Backersvej – Sundbyøster
  7 Nørrebro station – Nørrebrogade – Frederiksborggade – Nørreport – Gothersgade – Kongens Nytorv
16 Emdrupvej – Bispebjerg – Nørrebro station – Nørrebrogade – Frederiksborggade – Nørreport – Nørre Voldgade – Rådhusplads – Hovedbanegården – Vesterbrogade – Istedgade – Enghave Plads – Toftegårds Plads

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



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).


SOURCES

WIKIS

WEB SITES


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