THE GS TRAM SITE

LE HAVRE

FRANCE

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12 Dec. 2012

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The Le Havre tramway on the day of its rebirth.




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Le Havre 2012 tram map




I created the above map by overlaying an OpenStreetMap (OSM) map with my own data. Copyright on the OSM map is © OpenStreetMap & Contributors, licensed under a CC-BY-SA (Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 licence).

Please note that the OSM map used as a template for this map 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.


Operator: Compagnie des transports de la porte océane, on behalf of the Communauté de l'agglomération havraise.

TRAM ROUTES

  A La Plage - Hôtel de Ville - Gares (Stations) - Place Jenner - Mont-Gaillard - Grand Hameau
  B La Plage - Hôtel de Ville - Gares (Stations) - Place Jenner - Verlaine - Caucriauville-Pré fleuri

FUNICULAR ROUTE

Funiculaire du Havre rue Gustave Flaubert - Sainte-Marie

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Tramway: 13 km.
  • Funicular: 343 m.


HISTORY

  • Horse–powered tramway 1 Feb. 1874 - 25 Sept. 1894.
  • Electric tramway: 2 Feb. 1894 – 4 June 1951 (1st generation); 12 Dec. 2012 - today (2nd generation).
  • Funicular: 18 Aug. 1890 - today.

GAUGE

  • Tramway (Le Havre, old and new): 1435 mm.
  • Tramway (Montivilliers): 1000 mm. (12 July 1899 - Oct. 1910)
  • Funicular: 1200 mm.

SOURCES

PRINT

  • Jacquot, A. "Les Tramways du Havre", Connaissance du Rail, Mar.-Apr. 2009 (334-335), p.4-15.
  • Laederich, P. "Un nouveau tramway pour Le Havre", Connaissance du Rail, Mar.-Apr. 2009 (334-335), p.16-18.

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