THE GS TRAM SITE

京都 - KYŌTO

日本 - JAPAN

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30 Sept. 1978

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


Kyoto streetcar Kyoto Randen streetcar Kyoto Keihan streetcar

Kyoto suburbs tram map 1978

INSET: CENTRAL KYŌTO

Kyoto downtown tram map 1978



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

Please note that the OSM maps used as a template for these maps 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.


Chronology of major track abandonments 1976-1978 (with affected routes in parentheses)


ROUTES

URBAN TRAM ROUTES

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

  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)
22 烏丸車庫前 (Karasumaru Shakomae) - 北大路通り (Kitaōji Dōri) - 西大路通り (Nishiōji Dōri) - 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) [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)


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH



HISTORY

GAUGE


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