THE GS TRAM SITE

熊本 – KUMAMOTO

日本 – JAPAN

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1964

The Kumamoto system after the opening of the tramway extension to Tasaki-bashi on 24 Dec. 1959 but before the closures of 1965-1972.

VIDEOS

Kumamoto tram video Kumamoto suburban tram video
Above: YouTubeCA video - Trams in Kumamoto, Japan (Sept. 7, 2013) - Length: 18:26 mins. Above: YouTubeCA video - 軒下かすめて菊池電車-熊本 Japan Kumamoto old tram - Length: 1.44 mins.

PHOTOS

Kumamoto traditional tram Kumamoto Old LRT

MAP

Kumamoto tram map 1964



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.

DISCONTINUATION DATES OF TRAM AND INTERURBAN TRACKS BETWEEN 1964 and 1986 (affected route designations in parantheses)


ROUTES

TRAM ROUTES

Operator: Kumamoto City Transportation Bureau (熊本市交通局 - Kumamoto-shi Kōtsūkyoku)

1 子飼橋 (Kogaibashi) - 水道町 (Suidōchō) - 辛島町 (Karashima-chō) - 河原町 (Kawaramachi) - 熊本駅前 (Kumamoto Station) - 田崎橋 (Tasaki-bashi)
2 健軍町 (Kengun-machi) - 体育館 (Taiikukan) - 新水前寺 (Shin-Suizenji) - 交通局前 (Kōtsūkyoku-mae) - 水道町 (Suidōchō) - 辛島町 (Karashima-chō) - 河原町 (Kawaramachi) - 熊本駅前 (Kumamoto Station)
3 体育館 (Taiikukan) - 新水前寺 (Shin-Suizenji) - 交通局前 (Kōtsūkyoku-mae) - 水道町 (Suidōchō) - 辛島町 (Karashima-chō) - 段山町 (Daniyama-machi) - 上熊本 (Kami-Kumamoto)
4 体育館 (Taiikukan) - 新水前寺 (Shin-Suizenji) - 交通局前 (Kōtsūkyoku-mae) - 水道町 (Suidōchō) - 藤崎宮前 (Fujisakigū-mae) - 上熊本 (Kami-Kumamoto)
6 交通局前 (Kōtsūkyoku-mae) - 水道町 (Suidōchō) - 辛島町 (Karashima-chō) - 南隈本 (Minami-Kumamoto)
7 河原町 (Kawaramachi) - 世安橋 (Yoyasubashi) - 川尻 (Kawashiri)

LRT ROUTES

Operator: Kumamoto City Transportation Bureau (熊本市交通局 - Kumamoto-shi Kōtsūkyoku)

FK 藤崎宮前 (Fujisakigū-mae) - 北熊本 (Kita-Kumamoto) - 亀井 (Kamei) - 須屋 (Suya) - 御代志 (Miyoshi) - 菊池 (Kikuchi)
KK 上熊本 (Kami-Kumamoto) - 池田 (Ikeda) - 北熊本 (Kita-Kumamoto)

NB: The route indicators FK and KK are for convenience only, and were not used by the operator.


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