THE GS TRAM SITE

札幌 – SAPPORO

日本 – JAPAN

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25 Feb. 1999

Sapporo after the opening of the latest extension of its subway system.




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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Sapporo tram map – 1999



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ABBREVIATIONS

NY 西4丁目 (Nishi-Yon-Chōme) Su すすきの (Susukino)
Ōd 大通 (Ōdōri)      

Operator: Sapporo City Transportation Bureau

TRAM ROUTE

IY 一条・山鼻軌道線 (Ichijō-yamahana-kidōsen) [Ichijō-Yamahana line]: 西4丁目 (Nishi-Yon-Chōme) - 教育大学前 (Kyōiku-Daigaku-mae [Hokkaido University of Education]) - 静修学園前 (Seishūgakuen-mae) - すすきの (Susukino)

SUBWAY ROUTES

H 東豊線 (Tōhō Line) 栄町 (Sakaemachi) - 元町 (Motomachi) - 札幌駅 (Sapporo Eki [Sapporo Station]) - 大通 (Ōdōri) - 豊平公園 (Toyohira-Kōen) - 福住 (Fukuzumi)
N 南北線 (Nanboku Line) 麻生 (Asabu) - 北24条 (Kita 24-jō) - 札幌駅 (Sapporo Eki [Sapporo Station]) - 大通 (Ōdōri) - すすきの (Susukino) - 中の島 (Nakanoshima) - 澄川 (Sumikawa) - 真駒内 (Makomanai)
T 東西線 (Tōzai Line) 宮の沢 (Miyanosawa) - 琴似 (Kotoni) - 円山公園 (Maruyama Kōen) - 大通 (Ōdori) - 菊水 (Kikusui) - 白石 (Shiroishi) - 新さっぽろ (Shin-Sapporo)


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Urban tramways: 8.4 km.
  • Subway: 48 km.


HISTORY

  • Horse-drawn tramways: 1 May 1910 - 1918?
  • Electric tramways: 1918 - today
  • Diesel trams: 1963 -1967
  • Metro: 16 Dec. 1971 - today

GAUGE

  • Tramways: 1067 mm.
  • Metro: Rubber-tired (no rails)

SOURCES

PRINT

  • Demery, L.W., Forty, R., DeGroote, R. and Higgins, J.W. Electric railways of Japan - Vol.1: Tokyo & Northern Japan. Milton Keynes: Light Rail Transit Association, 1983.
  • 札幌市電が走る街・今昔 (City quarters through which Sapporo's tramways run - Past and present) Tokyo: JTB, 2012.

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