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3 Apr. 2016

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Oslo after the reorganization of its T-bane network and some reorganization of the downtown tram lines.




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INSET: DOWNTOWN OSLO

Oslo downtown tram map 2016



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ROUTES

URBAN TRAM ROUTES

Operator: Sporveien Trikken

11 Majorstuen – Rosenborg – Welhavens gate – Tinghuset – Stortorvet – Kirkeristen – Hausmanns gate – Birkelunden – Torshov – Storo – Disen – Kjelsås
12 Majorstuen – Frogner plass – Solli – [Rådhusplassen – Jernbanetorget (Oslo Station) – Kirkeristen] [back: Stortinget - Wessels plass - Nationaltheatret] - Hausmanns gate – Birkelunden – Torshov – Storo – Disen [In the morning and late evening: – Kjelsås]
13 Bekkestua - Jar - Lilleaker – Ullern – Skøyen – Solli – [Rådhusplassen – Jernbanetorget (Oslo Station) – Kirkeristen] [back: Stortinget - Wessels plass - Nationaltheatret] – Hausmanns gate – Birkelunden – Torshov – Storo – Grefsen stasjon
17 Rikshospitalet – Ullevål – Adamstuen – Bislett – Welhavens gate – Tinghuset – Stortorvet – Kirkeristen – Hausmanns gate – Sofienberg – Carl Berners plass – Sinsen – Grefsen stasjon
18 Rikshospitalet – Ullevål – Adamstuen – Bislett – Welhavens gate – Tinghuset – Stortorvet – Kirkeristen – Gamblebyen – Oslo Hospital – Sjømannsskolen – Holtet – Kastellet – Ljabru [To Holtet only ca. 9 am to 2 pm on weekdays, and ca. noon to 6 pm on Saturdays] [Between Oslo Hospital and Ljabru, operated like a light rail line]
19 Majorstuen – Rosenborg – Uranienborg – Briskeby – Rådhusplassen [back: Stortinget - Wessels plass - Nationaltheatret] – Jernbanetorget (Oslo Station) – Gamblebyen – Oslo Hospital – Sjømannsskolen – Holtet – Kastellet – Ljabru [Between Oslo Hospital and Ljabru, operated like a Light Rail Line]

T-BANEN (UNDERGROUND) ROUTES

Operator: Sporveien Oslo AS

  1 Frognerseteren – Skogen – Besserud – Midstuen – Vinderen – Frøen – Majorstuen – Nationaltheatret – Stortinget – Jernbanetorget (Oslo Station) – Grønland – Tøyen – Ensjø – Helsfyr [Weekdays during the day: Brynseng – Ryen – Lambertseter – Bergkrystallen]
  2 Østerås – Røa - Smestad – Majorstuen – Nationaltheatret – Stortinget – Jernbanetorget (Oslo Station) – Grønland – Tøyen – Ensjø – Helsfyr – Brynseng – Hellerud – Haugerud – Trosterud – Furuset – Ellingsrudåsen
  3 Kolsås - Avløs - Gjønnes - Bekkestua - Jar - Smestad – Majorstuen – Nationaltheatret – Stortinget – Jernbanetorget (Oslo Station) – Grønland – Ensjø – Helsfyr – Brynseng – Oppsal – Skullerud – Mortensrud
  4 Vestli - Rommen - Grorud – Linderud – Økern – Sinsen - Storo - Nydalen – Ullevål st. – Majorstuen – Nationaltheatret – Stortinget – Jernbanetorget (Oslo Station) – Grønland – Tøyen – Ensjø – Helsfyr – Brynseng – Ryen – Lambertseter – Bergkrystallen
  5 Sognsvann - Ullevål st. – Majorstuen – Nationaltheatret – Stortinget – Jernbanetorget (Oslo Station) – Grønland – Tøyen – Carl Berners plass – Sinsen - Storo - Nydalen – Ullevål st. – Majorstuen – Nationaltheatret – Stortinget – Jernbanetorget (Oslo Station) – Grønland – Tøyen - Carl Berners plass – Økern – Linderud – Grorud – Rommen – Vestli [This line follows a complete circle around the centre of Oslo in between its radial segments to and from Sognsvann and Vestli]


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Urban tramways (Oslo): ca. 40 km.
  • T-Bane (Metro) [both underground and LRT]: 86 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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