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

Please note that the OSM map used as a template for this map 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.


ROUTES

TRAM ROUTES

Operator: Rīgas Satiksme

  2 Tapešu iela - Zasulauks - Slokas iela - Akmens tilts (Stone Bridge) - Centrāltirgus (Central Market)
  3 Jugla - Čiekurkalns - Krišjāņa Barona iela - Centrāltirgus (Central Market) - Maskavas iela - Ķengarags (Tirdzniecības centrs "Dole") [Operates on weekdays only]
  4 Imanta - Jūrmalas gatve - Slokas iela - Akmens tilts (Stone Bridge) - Centrāltirgus (Central Market)
  5 Iļģuciems - Slokas iela - Akmens tilts (Stone Bridge) - Centrāltirgus (Central Market) - Eksporta iela - Ganibu dambis - Aldaris - Mīlgrāvis
  6 Jugla - Čiekurkalns - Krišjāņa Barona iela - Stacijas laukums (Central Station) - Ausekļa iela
  7 Ausekļa iela - Centrāltirgus (Central Market) - Maskavas iela - Ķengarags (Tirdzniecības centrs "Dole")
  9 Aldaris - Ganibu dambis - Eksporta iela - Centrāltirgus (Central Market) - Maskavas iela - Ķengarags (Tirdzniecības centrs "Dole") [Operates weekend rush hours only]
10 Bišumuiža - Bauskas iela - Vienības gatve - Akmens tilts (Stone Bridge) - Centrāltirgus (Central Market)
11 Mežaparks - Miera iela - Krišjāņa Barona iela - Stacijas laukums (Central Station)

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Urban tramways: 99.5 km.


HISTORY

  • Urban tramways: (horse-drawn) 23 Aug. 1882 - 1901; (electric): 23 July 1901 - today

GAUGE

  • Urban tramways: 1524 mm.

SOURCES

PRINT

  • Pulling, N. "Systems Factfile No.83 - Riga, Latvia", Tramways & Urban Transit, Aug. 2014 (77: 920), p.335-339.
  • "Riga - Latvia (USSR): June 1990", Light Rail & Modern Tramway, Aug. 1992 (55: 656), p.218. [Short item, with map]
  • Straßenbahnatlas ehem. Sowjetunion - Tramway atlas of the former USSR. Berlin: Arbeitsgemeinschaft Blickpunkt Straßenbahn / London: Light Rail Transit Association, 1996.

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