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ROUTES

URBAN "FAST" TRAM (SNELTRAM) ROUTES

Operator: Connexxion

60 Moreelsepark – Station Utrecht Centraal – 5 Meiplein – Jutfasebrug – Zuilenstein – Nieuwegein Stadscentrum – Nieuwegein Zuid
61 Moreelsepark – Station Utrecht Centraal – 5 Meiplein – Jutfasebrug – Zuilenstein – Nieuwegein Stadscentrum – Achterveld – Ijsselstein Zuid

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Urban trams: 21 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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