THE GS TRAM SITE

BILBO / BILBAO

EUSKADI / PAÍS VASCO, ESPAÑA - SPAIN

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26 Apr. 2012

(UP-TO-DATE)

The network on the day of the extension of the tramway to La Casilla.




ESPAÑA - SPAIN

BARCELONA

BILBAO

MADRID


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ROUTES


TRAM ROUTE

Operator: EuskoTran

   Atxuri - Arriaga - Abando - Museo Guggenheim - San Mamés - Hospital - La Casilla

UNDERGROUND (METRO) ROUTES

Operator: Metro Bilbao

L1 Etxebarri - Casco Viejo - Abando - San Mamés - Deusto - San Inazio - Plentzia
L2 Etxebarri - Casco Viejo - Abando - San Mamés - Deusto - San Inazio - Sestao - Portugalete - Santurtzi


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Tramways: 5.6 km.
  • Metro: 40.5 km.


HISTORY

  • Urban tramways (traditional): (horse-drawn) 1876 - 1896; (electric): 1896 - 1964.
  • Urban tramways (modern): 18 Dec. 2002 - today.
  • Metro lines: 11 Nov. 1995 - today (out of Bilbao tracks were until 1995 part of the narrow-gauge mainline tracks operated lastly by EuskoTren, steam 1887-1929, electric 1928-1995) .

GAUGE

  • Urban tramway (both traditional and modern): 1000 mm.
  • Metro: 1000 mm.

SOURCES

PRINT

  • Plefka, E. "Narrow gauge through northern Spain (Part 3)", Modern Tramway and Light Rail Transit, May 1989 (52:617), p.156-164.
  • Taplin, M. "Bilbao: First line just the beginning", Tramways & Urban Transit, Apr. 2003 (66:784), p.136-137.

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