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16 FEB. 2009

Oslo after the reintroduction of rapid transit to Åsjordet on metro line No.6.




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INSET: DOWNTOWN OSLO

Oslo downtown tram map 2009


ROUTES

URBAN TRAM ROUTES

Operator: Trikken

11 Majorstuen – Rosenborg – Welhavens gate – Tinghuset – Stortorvet – Kirkeristen – Hausmanns gate – Birkelunden – Torshov – Storo – Disen [In the morning and evening: – Kjelsås]
12 Majorstuen – Frogner plass – Solli – Rådhusplassen – Jernbanetorget (Oslo Station) – Kirkeristen – Hausmanns gate – Birkelunden – Torshov – Storo – Disen – Kjelsås
13 Lilleaker – Ullern – Skøyen – Solli – Nationaltheatret – Wessels plass – Jernbanetorget (Oslo Station) – Kirkeristen – Hausmanns gate – Birkelunden – Torshov – Storo – Grefsen stasjon
17 Rikshospitalet – Ullevål sykehus – Adamstuen – Bislett – Welhavens gate – Tinghuset – Stortorvet – Kirkeristen – Hausmanns gate – Sofienberg – Carl Berners plass – Sinsen – Grefsen stasjon
18 Rikshospitalet – Ullevål sykehus – Adamstuen – Bislett – Welhavens gate – Tinghuset – Stortorvet – Kirkeristen – Gamblebyen – St. Halvards plass – Oslo Hospital – Sjømannsskolen – Holtet [Mornings and evenings, and all day on Sunday: – Kastellet – Ljabru] [Between Oslo Hospital and Ljabru, operated like a Light Rail line]
19 Majorstuen – Rosenborg – Uranienborg – Briskeby – 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]

T-BANEN (UNDERGROUND) ROUTES

Operator: Oslo T-banedrift AS

  1 Holmenkollen Line, Lambertseter Line Frognerseteren – Skogen – Besserud – Midstuen – Vinderen – Frøen – Majorstuen – Nationaltheatret – Stortinget – Jernbanetorget (Oslo Station) – Grønland – Tøyen – Ensjø – Helsfyr [During rush hour – Brynseng – Ryen – Lambertseter – Bergkrystallen] [Between Frognerseteren and Frøen, operated like a Light Rail line]
  2 Røa Line, Furuset Line Østerås – Røa – Smestad – Majorstuen – Nationaltheatret – Stortinget – Jernbanetorget (Oslo Station) – Grønland – Tøyen – Ensjø – Helsfyr – Brynseng – Hellerud – Haugerud – Trosterud – Furuset – Ellingsrud
  3 Sognsvann Line, Østensjø Line Sognsvann – Ullevål st. – Majorstuen – Nationaltheatret – Stortinget – Jernbanetorget (Oslo Station) – Grønland – Tøyen – Ensjø – Helsfyr – Brynseng – Oppsal – Skullerud – Mortensrud
  4 Ring Line, Lambertseter Line Ring (between Nydalen & Storo) – Ullevål st. – Majorstuen – Nationaltheatret – Stortinget – Jernbanetorget (Oslo Station) – Grønland – Tøyen – Ensjø – Helsfyr – Brynseng – Ryen – Lambertseter – Bergkrystallen
  5 Ring Line, Grorud Line Storo – Ring – Ullevål st. – Majorstuen – Nationaltheatret – Stortinget – Jernbanetorget (Oslo Station) – Grønland – Tøyen – Carl Berners plass – Økern – Linderud – Grorud – Rommen – Vestli
  6 Kolsås Line, Ring Line Åsjordet – Smestad – Majorstuen – Nationaltheatret – Stortinget – Jernbanetorget (Oslo Station) – Grønland – Tøyen – Carl Berners plass – Sinsen – Storo – Ring (between Storo & Nydalen)


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Urban tramways (Oslo): 39.6 km.
  • T-Bane (Metro) [both underground and LRT]: 84 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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