THE GS TRAM SITE

(مدينة) الجزائر - ALGER - ALGIERS

الجزائر - ALGÉRIE - ALGERIA

(Under French rule)

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1946

The Algiers tram network immediately after the Second World War.




الجزائر - ALGÉRIE - ALGERIA

(مدينة) الجزائر - ALGER - ALGIERS


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Algiers old trams

Algiers tram map 1946




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TRAM ROUTES

Operator: Tramways Algériens (TA)

1 Bd. de Provence - Grande Poste - Parc de Galland
2 Grande Poste - Galliéni
3 Hôpital du Dey - Bd. de Provence - Grande Poste - Yusuf

Operator: Chemins de Fer sur Routes d'Algérie (CFRA)

1 Place du Gouvernement - Champ de Manœuvre - Hussein Dey - Caroubier - Maison-Carrée
2 Place du Gouvernement - Champ de Manœuvre - Ruisseau
4 Place du Gouvernement - Nelson - St. Eugène

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Tramways: ? km.


HISTORY

  • City trams (first-generation): (steam:) 21 Sept. 1894 - 1935; (electric): 14 Apr. 1898 - 12 Sept. 1959.
  • City trams (second-generation): 8 May 2011 - today.
  • Métro: 1 Nov. 2011 - today.

GAUGE

  • Trams (first-generation): 1055 mm.
  • Trams (second-generation): 1435 mm.
  • Metro: 1435 mm.

SOURCES

PRINT

  • Attal, P.-E. "Tramways et métros d'Alger, d'hier à aujourd'hui", Historail, July 2015, No.34, p.54-69.
  • "Black gold pays for Algerian LRT development", Tramways & Urban Transit, Apr. 2014 (77: 916), p.152-155.

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