THE GS TRAM SITE

京都 - KYŌTO

日本 - JAPAN

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31 March 1976

The Kyōto tram and light rail system on the last day of operation on the Imadegawa and Marutamachi lines.


Kyoto streetcar Kyoto Randen streetcar Kyoto Keihan streetcar

Kyoto suburbs tram map 1976

INSET: DOWNTOWN KYŌTO

Kyoto downtown tram map 1976



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Chronology of major track abandonments 1961-1976 (with affected routes in parentheses)


ROUTES

Operator: 京都市交通局 (Kyoto Municipal Transportation Bureau)

URBAN TRAM ROUTES

  2 京都駅前 (Kyōto Station) - 河原町通り (Kawaramachi Dōri) - 出町柳通り (Demachiyanagi Dōri) - 白川通り (Shirakawa Dōri) - 丸太町通り (Marutamachi Dōri) - 西大路通り (Nishiōji Dōri) - 西大路九条 (Nishiōji Kujō)
  4 京都駅前 (Kyōto Station) - 七条通り (Shichijō Dōri) - 西大路通り (Nishiōji Dōri) - 金閣寺 (Kinkakuji Temple) - 北大路通り (Kitaōji Dōri) - - 烏丸車庫前 (Karasumaru Shakomae)
  5 京都駅前 (Kyōto Station) - 河原町通り (Kawaramachi Dōri) - 北大路通り (Kitaōji Dōri) - 金閣寺 (Kinkakuji Temple) - 西大路通り (Nishiōji Dōri) - 西院駅 (Sai-in Station)
  6 京都駅前 (Kyōto Station) - 七条通り (Shichijō Dōri) - 東大路通り (Higashiōji Dōri) - 北大路通り (Kitaōji Dōri) - 烏丸車庫前 (Karasumaru Shakomae)
  8 九条車庫前 (Kujō Shakomae) - 九条通り (Kujō Dōri) - 東福寺 (Tōfukuji Temple) - 東大路通り (Higashiōji Dōri) - 七条通り (Shichijō Dōri) - 西大路通り (Nishiōji Dōri) - 九条通り (Kujō Dōri) - 九条車庫前 (Kujō Shakomae) [Circular route, both directions]
12 西院駅 (Sai-in Station) - 西大路通り (Nishiōji Dōri) - [Loop in both directions consisting of:] 丸太町通り (Marutamachi Dōri) - 白川通り (Shirakawa Dōri) - 出町柳通り (Demachiyanagi Dōri) - 今出川通り (Imadegawa Dōri) - 白梅町 (Hakubaichō) - 西大路通り (Nishiōji Dōri) -
13 河原町四条 (Kawaramachi Shijō) - 河原町通り (Kawaramachi Dōri) - 北大路通り (Kitaōji Dōri) - 高野 (Takano)
16 九条車庫前 (Kujō Shakomae) - 九条通り (Kujō Dōri) - 東福寺 (Tōfukuji Temple) - 東大路通り (Higashiōji Dōri) - 北大路通り (Kitaōji Dōri) - 烏丸車庫前 (Karasumaru Shakomae)
22 九条車庫前 (Kujō Shakomae) - 九条通り (Kujō Dōri) - 東福寺 (Tōfukuji Temple) - 東大路通り (Higashiōji Dōri) - 出町柳通り (Demachiyanagi Dōri) - 今出川通り (Imadegawa Dōri) - 白梅町 (Hakubaichō) - - 西大路通り (Nishiōji Dōri) - 九条通り (Kujō Dōri) - 九条車庫前 (Kujō Shakomae) [Circular route, both directions]

INTERURBAN TRAM ROUTES

Operator: 京福電気鉄道 (Keifuku Electric Railroad)

   四条大宮 (Shijō-ōmiya) - 嵐山 (Arashiyama)
   北野 (Kitano) - 嵐山 (Arashiyama)

Operator: 京阪電気鉄道 (Keihan Electric Railway) - 京津線 (Keishin line)

   京阪三条 (Keihan-Sanjō) - 大津 (Ōtsu) [Local service]
   京阪三条 (Keihan-Sanjō) - 大津 (Ōtsu) - 石山寺 (Ishiyamadera) [Express Keihan-Sanjō - Ōtsu]
   坂本 (Sakamoto) - 大津 (Ōtsu) - 石山寺 (Ishiyamadera)


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