THE GS TRAM SITE

Madrid

ESPAÑA - SPAIN

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1 JUN. 1972

The system on the last day of operation of traditional tramways in Madrid.


Madrid 1972 tram map

INSET: CENTRAL MADRID

Madrid 1972 downtown tram map


Chronology of major track abandonments between 1967 and 1972


ROUTES

TRAM ROUTES

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

70 Plaza de Castilla – Chamartín – Ciudad Lineal – San Blas
77 Pueblo Nuevo – Ciudad Lineal – Canillejas – Ciudad Pegaso

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
  3 Moncloa – Argüelles – Pl. de España – Callao – Sol – Embajadores – Delicias – Legazpi
  4 Argüelles – San Bernardo – Bilbao – Alonso Martínez – Colón – Goya – Diego de León
  5 Carabanchel – Puerta de Toledo – Ópera – Callao – Alonso Martínez – Diego de León – Ventas – Pueblo Nuevo – Ciudad Lineal
  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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