THE GS TRAM SITE

CHRISTCHURCH - ŌTAUTAHI

NEW ZEALAND - AOTEAROA

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19 May 1946

The Christchurch tram network at its maximum post-war extent, on the day the St. Martins line (No. 12) was withdrawn.

VIDEO

Christchurch old trams video
Above: YouTubeCA video - Christchurch scenes and trams from early 1900s - Length: 4:43 mins.

PHOTO

Christchurch tram

MAP

Christchurch 1946 tram map



I created the above map by overlaying an OpenStreetMap (OSM) map with my own data. Copyright on the OSM map is © OpenStreetMap contributors, licensed under a CC-BY-SA (Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 licence).

Please note that the OSM map used as a template for this map corresponds to the situation at the time the map was downloaded and may show features that did not exist at the time the GS Tram Site is supposed to show. In particular, it may show bridges and highways that were built later.


TRAM ROUTES

Operator: Christchurch Transport Board

NB: Eight of the twelve tram routes in Christchurch were part of through operations: instead of terminating at Cathedral Square, they simply changed their route number and continued on the appropriate route. These routes are shown below under the combined route numbers, e.g. 1/2 shows route 1 between Papanui & Cathedral Square and route 2 between Cathedral Square & Cashmere.

1/2 Papanui Rd. - Papanui Rd. - Cathedral Square - Colombo St. - Cashmere (Sign of the Takahe)
3 Cathedral Square - Ferry Rd. - Ferrymead - Moncks Bay - Sumner
4/7 St. Albans - Colombo St. - Cathedral Square - Lincoln Rd. - Hillmorton
5 Cathedral Square - Cashel St. - Pages Rd. - New Brighton
8 Cathedral Square - Riccarton Rd. - Riccarton
9/13 Fendalton - Fendalton Rd. - Cathedral Square - Colombo St. - Opawa
12 Cathedral Square - Colombo St. - St. Martins
14/16 Spreydon - Colombo St. - Cathedral Sq. - Colombo St. - Richmond - St. Albans Park

DISCONTINUATION DATES OF TRAM LINES


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH



HISTORY

GAUGE


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