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1 Dec. 1936




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Utrecht 1936 tram map



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ROUTES

URBAN TRAM ROUTES

Operator: Gemeentelijk Trambedrijf Utrecht (GTU)

1 Centraal Station - Catharijnesingel - Tolsteegsingel - Maliesingel - Adelaarstraat - Amsterdamsche straatweg - Centraal Station [Circular route, both directions: 1A - anticlockwise, 1B - clockwise]
2 Centraal Station - Mariaplaats - Janskerkhof - Wilhelminapark - Rosarium - Biltstraat - Voorstraat - Vredenburg - Centraal Station [Circular route, both directions: 2A - anticlockwise, 2B - clockwise]
3 Zuilen - Amsterdamsche straatweg - Vredenburg - Janskerkhof - Wilhelminapark - Stadion
4 Ledig Erf - Lange Nieuwstraat - Vredenburg - Leidscheweg - Kanaalstraat - Billitonkade
5 Bleijenburgstraat - Poortstraat - Biltstraat - Janskerkhof - Vredenburg - Leidscheweg - Croeselaan - Rijnlaan - Maasplein

INTERURBAN TRAM ROUTE

Operator: Nederlandsche Buurtspoorweg-Maatschappij (NBM)

UZ Centraal Station - Vredenburg - Voorstraat - Biltstraat - Zeist

Note: The route designation UZ is for convenience only, and was not used by the operator.

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Urban trams: ? km.
  • Interurban trams: ? km.


HISTORY

  • Urban trams (first system) : (horse-drawn) 3 July 1889 - ?; (electric) 20 June 1906 - 15 Jan. 1939.
  • Urban trams (second system): (electric) 17 Dec. 1983 - today.
  • Interurban trams (Utrecht - Zeist): (horse-drawn) 29 Apr. 1879 - 20 Aug. 1909; (electric) 20 Aug. 1909 - 3 May 1949.
  • Interurban trams (Utrecht - Vreeswijk): (steam, then horse-drawn) 12 Dec. 1883 - 2 Jan. 1929.

GAUGE

  • All trams: 1435 mm.

SOURCES

PRINT

  • Donders, M. "Utrecht Uithoflijn: Development and challenges", Tramways & Urban Transit, Aug. 2015 (78: 932), p.319-321.
  • Koenot, L. Tram 2000 - Flash 1998. Bruxelles: Tram 2000, 1998.
  • Donders, M. "Utrecht Uithoflijn: Development and challenges", Tramways & Urban Transit, Aug. 2015 (78: 932), p.319-321.
  • Pulling, N. "Systems Factfile No.106: Utrecht, Netherlands", Tramways & Urban Transit, Aug. 2016 (79: 944), p.304-308.
  • Wansbeek, C.J. "New lease of life for Utrecht Sneltram", Tramways & Urban Transit, June 2000 (63: 750), p.212-214.
  • Wansbeek, C.J. "Utrecht improving its competitive edge", Tramways & Urban Transit, Feb. 1999 (61: 734), p.52-54.

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