THE GS TRAM SITE

大阪 – ŌSAKA

日本 – JAPAN

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1 Apr. 1969

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




日本 - JAPAN

岐阜 - GIFU

函館 - HAKODATE

広島 - HIROSHIMA

京都 - KYŌTO

名古屋 - NAGOYA

大阪 - ŌSAKA

札幌 - SAPPORO

東京 - TŌKYŌ

横浜 – YOKOHAMA


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Osaka tram map – 1969



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ROUTES

Operator: 大阪市交通局 (Osaka Municipal Transportation Bureau)

URBAN TRAM ROUTES

  5 玉船橋 (Tamafunebashi) – 桜川二丁目 (Sakuragawa Nichōme) - 日本橋筋三 (Nipponbashi-suji Sanchōme) - 上本町 (Uehonmachi) - 今里車庫 (Imazato-Shako)
10 阪急駅 (Hankyū Station) - 都島 (Miyakojima) - 守口 (Moriguchi)

SUBWAY ROUTES

1 御堂筋線 Midōsuji Line 新大阪駅 (New Ōsaka Station) - 梅田 (Umeda) - 本町 (Honmachi) - なんば (Namba) - 大国町 (Daikokuchō) - 天王寺 (Tennōji) - あびこ (Abiko)
2 谷町線 Tanimachi Line 梅田 (Umeda) - 天満橋 (Tenma-bashi) - 谷町 (Tanimachi) - 上本町 (Uehon-machi) - 天王寺 (Tennōji)
3 四つ橋線 Yotsubashi Line 西梅田 (West Umeda) - 大国町 (Daikokuchō) - 玉出 (Tamade)
4a 中央線 Chūō Line (West) 大阪港 (Ōsaka Harbour) - 本町 (Honmachi)
4b 中央線 Chūō Line (East) 谷町 (Tanimachi) - 深江橋 (Fukaebashi)

Operator: 南海電気鉄道 (Nankai Railway)

SUBURBAN TRAM ROUTES

Ue 上町線 Uemachi Line 天王寺駅 (Tennōji Station) - 住吉公園 (Sumiyoshi-Kōen)
Ha 阪堺線 Hankai Line 恵美須町 (Ebisu-chō) - 浜寺 (Hamadera)
Hi 平野線 Hirano Line 恵美須町 (Ebisu-chō) - 平野 (Hirano)


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Urban tramway: 14 km.
  • Suburban tramway: 25 km.
  • Subway : 43 km.


HISTORY

  • Municipal tramway: 1903 - 31 Mar. 1969.
  • Suburban tramway: 20 Sept. 1900 - today.
  • Municipal subway: 20 May 1933 - today.
  • Elevated guideway LRT (New Tram): 16 March 1981 - today.
  • Monorail: 1 June 1990 - today.

GAUGE

  • Municipal tramway: 1435 mm.
  • Suburban tramway: 1435 mm.
  • Municipal subway: 1435 mm.

SOURCES

PRINT

  • Demery, L.W., Forty, R., DeGroote, R. and Higgins, J.W. Electric railways of Japan - Vol.2: Central Japan. London: Light Rail Transit Association, 1985.
  • Forty, R. and Higgins, J.W. "Japan today (Part 5: Osaka and Kyoto)", Modern Tramway and Light Rail Transit, Nov. 1977 (40:479), p.376-387.
  • 原口隆行 (Haraguchi, T.) 日本の路面電車 I (Japan's Street Railways, Pt.I) Tokyo: JTB, 2000.
  • 辰巳博、福田静二 (Tatsumi, H. & Fukuda, S.) 大阪市電が走った街今昔 (Ōsaka City tramways - Yesterday and today). Tokyo: JTB, 2000.

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