THE GS TRAM SITE

Madrid

ESPAÑA - SPAIN

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14 DEC. 1964

The system after a major period of reduction in tram services.


Madrid 1964 tram map

INSET: CENTRAL MADRID

Madrid 1964 downtown tram map


Chronology of major track abandonments between 1958 and 1964


ROUTES

TRAM ROUTES

Operator: Sociedad Madrileña de Tranvías (S.M.T.) (predecessor of Empresa Municipal de Transportes de Madrid (E.M.T.))

  1 Plaza de Castilla – Chamartín – Ciudad Lineal – San Blas
  2 Moncloa – Paraninfo (Universidad)
  3 Cuatro Caminos – Estrecho – Colegio de la Paloma – Valdezarza – Peña Grande
  5 Ventas – Pueblo Nuevo – Ciudad Lineal – San Blas
  8 Cuatro Caminos – Estrecho – Tetuán – Plaza de Castilla – Fuencarral
11 Quevedo – Cuatro Caminos – Estrecho – Colegio de la Paloma
12 Pueblo Nuevo – Ciudad Lineal – Canillejas – Ciudad Pegaso
14 Carlos V (Atocha) – Museo del Prado – Cibeles – Colón – Castellana – Nuevos Ministerios – Plaza de Castilla – Fuencarral
37 Carlos V (Atocha) – Legazpi – Usera – Plaza Elíptica
61 Moncloa – Quevedo – Iglesia – Castellana – Diego de León – Conde de Peñalver – Goya – Narváez

UNDERGROUND (METRO) ROUTES

Operator: Compañía Metropolitana de Madrid

  1 Plaza de Castilla – Tetuán – Cuatro Caminos – Bilbao – Sol – Atocha – Puente de Vallecas – Portazgo
  2 Cuatro Caminos – Quevedo – Ópera – Sol – Cibeles (Banco de España) – Goya – Ventas – Pueblo Nuevo – Ciudad Lineal
  3 Moncloa – Argüelles – Pl. de España – Sol – Embajadores – Delicias – Legazpi
  4 Argüelles – San Bernardo – Bilbao – Colón – Goya – Diego de León
  R Ópera – Estación del Norte [Shuttle]
  S [Suburbano] Plaza de España – Estación del Norte – Campamento – Carabanchel

Note: Line S (also known as Suburbano), constructed by the state and opened on 4 Feb. 1961, was owned by a different entity, but managed by the Compañía Metropolitana de Madrid



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