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Oslo tram map 1987


INSET: DOWNTOWN OSLO

Oslo downtown tram map 1987


ROUTES

Operator: AS Oslo Sporveier

URBAN TRAM ROUTES

  1 Majorstuen – Rosenborg – Uranienborg – Briskeby – Nationaltheatret – Wessels plass – Jernbanetorget (Oslo Station) – eristen – Hausmanns gate – Sofienberg – Carl Berners plass – Sinsen
  2 Majorstuen – Frogner plass – Solli – Nationaltheatret – Wessels plass – Jernbanetorget (Oslo Station) – Kirkeristen – Hausmanns gate – Birkelunden – Torshov – Storo – Disen
  7 Ullevål Hageby – Adamstuen – Bislett – Welhavens gate – Tinghuset – Stortorvet – Kirkeristen – Hausmanns gate – Sofienberg – Carl Berners plass – Sinsen
  9 Jar - Lilleaker – Ullern – Skøyen – Solli – Nationaltheatret – Wessels plass – Jernbanetorget (Oslo Station) – Gamblebyen – St. Halvards plass – Oslo Hospital – Sjømannsskolen – Holtet – Kastellet – Ljabru [Between Oslo Hospital and Ljabru, operated like a Light Rail Line]
11 Majorstuen – Rosenborg – Welhavens gate – Tinghuset – Stortorvet – Kirkeristen – Hausmanns gate – Birkelunden – Torshov – Storo – Disen - Kjelsås

T-BANE (UNDERGROUND) AND LIGHT RAIL ROUTES

  3 Østensjø Line Stortinget – Jernbanetorget (Oslo Station) – Grønland – Tøyen – Ensjø – Brynseng – Oppsal – Skullerud
  4 Lambertseter Line Stortinget – Jernbanetorget (Oslo Station) – Grønland – Tøyen – Ensjø – Brynseng – Ryen – Lambertseter – Bergkrystallen
  5 Grorud Line Stortinget – Jernbanetorget (Oslo Station) – Grønland – Tøyen – Økern – Linderud – Grorud – Rommen – Vestli
  6 Furuset Line Stortinget – Jernbanetorget (Oslo Station) – Grønland – Tøyen – Ensjø – Brynseng – Hellerud – Haugerud – Trosterud – Furuset – Ellingsrudåsen
13 Sognsvann Line Sognsvann – Ullevål st. – Majorstuen – Nationaltheatret – Stortinget [Between Sognsvann and Majorstuen, operated like a Light Rail line]
14 Kolsås Line Kolsås - Jar - Åsjordet – Smestad – Majorstuen – Nationaltheatret – Stortinget [Between Kolsås and Majorstuen, operated like a Light Rail line]
15 Holmenkollen Line Frognerseteren – Skogen – Besserud – Midstuen – Vinderen – Frøen – Majorstuen – Nationaltheatret – Stortinget [Between Frognerseteren and Majorstuen, operated like a Light Rail line]
16 Røa Line Østerås – Røa – Smestad – Majorstuen – Nationaltheatret – Stortinget [Between Østerås and Majorstuen, operated like a Light Rail line]


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Urban tramways (Oslo): 37.6 km.
  • Light rail (lines 13-16 west of Majorstuen): 36.8 km. (of which the Common Tunnel: 2.7 km.)
  • T-Bane (Metro): 38.5 km. (of which the Common Tunnel: 4.8 km)


HISTORY

  • Urban tramways: (horse-drawn): 6 Oct. 1875 - 1900; (electric): 2 March 1894 - today.
  • Suburban tramways (LRT): 1898 - today.
  • T-bane (Metro): 22 May 1966 - today.

GAUGE

  • Urban tramways: 1435 mm.
  • Suburban tramways (LRT): 1435 mm.
  • T-bane (Metro): 1435 mm.

TRAM PRESERVATION

The Sporveismuseet (Oslo Tram Museum) has two locations: one in Majorstuen displays old trams, while the one in Vinterbro (near Tusenfryd, 15 km south of Oslo, under construction) will run trams on a 300m track.


SOURCES

PRINT

  • Sporveiskart Oslo (Utgave 1987). Oslo: AS Oslo Sporveier, 1987.
  • "Systems Factfile: No.14 - Oslo, Norway", Tramways & Urban Transit, Nov. 2008 (71:851), p.427-429.
  • Wansbeek, C.J. (with assistance by Andersen, B.) "A key role for Oslo's new tram fleet", Tramways & Urban Transit, Apr. 1998 (61:724), p.140-143.

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