THE GS TRAM SITE

VILLE DE LUXEMBOURG / STAD LËTZEBUERG / STADT LUXEMBURG / LUXEMBOURG CITY

GRAND-DUCHÉ DE LUXEMBOURG / GROUSSHERZOGTUM LËTZEBUERG / GROSSHERZOGTUM LUXEMBURG / GRAND DUCHY OF LUXEMBOURG

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Apr. 1952

The Luxembourg tram system at its greatest extent, just before part of line 9 was eliminated.




LUXEMBOURG / LËTZEBUERG / LUXEMBURG

LUXEMBOURG / LËTZEBUERG / LUXEMBURG


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Old Luxembourg tram

Luxembourg 1952 tram map


INSET: CENTRAL LUXEMBOURG

Luxembourg 1952 centre tram map



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ROUTES

Operator: Tramways de la ville de Luxembourg (TVL)

  1 Gare (Station) - av. de la Liberté - Grand Rue - La Passerelle (Viaduct) - Gare (Station) [Circular route]
  2 Gare (Station) - av. de la Liberté - av. Monterey - bvd. de la Foire - Rond-Point - av. de la Porte-Neuve - Grand Rue - La Passerelle (Viaduct) - Gare (Station) [Circular route]
  3 Gare (Station) - av. de la Liberté - av. Monterey - bvd. de la Foire - Rond-Point - Limpertsberg (Depot)
  4 Gare (Station) - La Passerelle (Viaduct) - Grand Rue - av. de la Porte-Neuve - Rond-Point - Limpertsberg (Depot)
  6 Bonnevoie - [Grand loop: La Passerelle (Viaduct) - Grand Rue - av. Monterey - Hollerich - Gare (Station)]
  9 Centre - Clausen - Neudorf
10 Centre - Eich - Beggen - Heisdorf
11 Gare (Station) - av. de la Liberté - av. Monterey - av. du 10 Septembre - Merl
12 Gare (Station) - av. de la Liberté - route d'Arlon - Rollingergrund - Mühlenbach - Eich


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Urban trams: ca. 30 km.


HISTORY

  • Urban trams (First generation): (horse-drawn) 21 Feb. 1875 - 1 Oct. 1908; (electric) 8 Aug. 1908 - 5 Sept. 1964.
  • Second generation tramway: 10 Dec. 2017 - today.

GAUGE

  • Urban tramway (First generation): 1435 mm. (horse trams); 1000 mm. (electric tramways)
  • Second generation tramway: 1435 mm.

SOURCES

PRINT

  • Wagner, F. "Luxtram: A capital idea", Tramways & Urban Transit, Feb. 2018 (81: 962), p.56-59.

WIKIS

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