THE GS TRAM SITE

LISBOA – LISBON

PORTUGAL

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29 Aug. 1970

The system after the opening of the Metropolitan in 1959, and the closure of tramlines parallel to the Metropolitan (in the early 1960s), as well as of the segment Praça do Chile – Areeiro (part of line 8) on 28 Aug. 1970.




PORTUGAL

LISBOA - LISBON


MTS - SUL DO TEJO / SOUTH OF THE TAGUS


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Lisbon 1970 tram map


INSET: CENTRAL LISBON

Lisbon downtown tram map 1970


INSET: DOWNTOWN CORE - LISBON

Lisbon downtown tram map 1970



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ROUTES


Operator: Companhia Carris de Ferro de Lisboa (Carris)

URBAN TRAM ROUTES

  1 Praça do Chile – Arco do Cego - Saldanha – Santo Sebastião – Sete Rios – Zoo - Benfica
  2 Martim Moniz – Intendente - Anjos – Largo Dona Estefânia – Arco do Cego – Saldanha – Campo Pequeno – Entre Campos – Campo Grande – Lumiar
  3 Santa Apolónia – Alfândega – Rua da Alfândega - Rua da Prata [back: Rua dos Fanqueiros] - Praça da Figueira – Martim Moniz – Intendente - Anjos – Largo Dona Estefânia - Arco do Cego
  5 Carmo – Elevador da Glória - Príncipe Real – Rato – Campolide – Santo Sebastião – Sete Rios – Zoo - Benfica
  6 Praça do Comércio - Rua da Prata [back: Rua dos Fanqueiros] - Praça da Figueira - Martim Moniz - Intendente - Anjos - Praça do Chile - Alto de S. João
10 Graça – Intendente - Martim Moniz - Praça da Figueira - Rua dos Fanqueiros – Rua da Conceição – São Tomé - Graça [Circular route, counter-clockwise]
11 Graça – São Tomé – Rua da Conceição – Rua da Prata - Praça da Figueira – Martim Moniz – Intendente - Graça [Circular route, clockwise]
12 Martim Moniz – São Tomé
13 Praça do Chile – Arco do Cego - Saldanha – Santo Sebastião – Sete Rios – Zoo - Estrada da Luz - Carnide
15 Praça do Comércio – Rua do Arsenal - Corpo Santo - Cais do Sodré – Santos – Alcântara-Mar – Santo Amaro – Belém – Algés – Dafundo – Cruz Quebrada
16 Poço do Bispo – Beato – Xabregas – Santa Apolónia – Alfândega – Rua da Alfândega - Praça do Comércio – Rua do Arsenal - Corpo Santo - Conde Barão – Santos – Alcântara-Mar – Santo Amaro – Belém – Algés
17 Praça do Chile – Anjos – Intendente - Martim Moniz – Praça da Figueira – Rua dos Fanqueiros [back: Rua da Prata] - Praça do Comércio – Rua do Arsenal - Corpo Santo - Conde Barão – Santos – Alcântara-Mar – Santo Amaro – Belém
18 Praça do Comércio – Rua do Arsenal - Corpo Santo - Cais do Sodré – Santos – Alcântara-Mar – Boa Hora – Ajuda
19 Arco do Cego – Largo Dona Estefânia - Anjos – Intendente - Martim Moniz – Praça da Figueira – Rua dos Fanqueiros [back: Rua da Prata] - Praça do Comércio – Rua do Arsenal - Corpo Santo - Conde Barão – Santos – Alcântara-Terra
20 Gomes Freire – R. Nova de S. Mamede – Príncipe Real – Elevador da Glória - Praça Luis de Camões - Cais do Sodré
21 Arco do Cego - Praça do Chile - Alto de S. João - Santa Apolónia – Alfândega
22 São Bento – Rato – Gomes Freire – Martim Moniz – Praça da Figueira – Rua dos Fanqueiros - Praça do Comércio – Rua do Arsenal - Corpo Santo - Conde Barão – São Bento [circular route, clockwise]
23 São Bento – Conde Barão – Corpo Santo - Rua do Arsenal - Praça do Comércio – Rua da Prata - Praça da Figueira – Martim Moniz – Gomes Freire – Rato – São Bento [circular route, counter-clockwise]
24 Carmo – Elevador da Glória - Príncipe Real – Rato – Campolide – Santo Sebastião – Saldanha – Arco do Cego - Praça do Chile
25 Estrela – Panificação – Rato – Gomes Freire – Martim Moniz – Praça da Figueira – Rua dos Fanqueiros - Praça do Comércio – Rua do Arsenal - Corpo Santo - Conde Barão – Santos – Lapa – Estrela [circular route, clockwise]
26 Estrela – Lapa – Santos – Conde Barão – Corpo Santo - Rua do Arsenal - Praça do Comércio – Rua da Prata – Praça da Figueira – Martim Moniz – Gomes Freire – Rato – Panificação – Estrela [circular route, counter-clockwise]
27 Poço do Bispo – Beato – Xabregas – Alto de S. João – Praça do Chile – Arco do Cego
28 [Evenings/Sundays: Rossio -] Rua da Conceição – Praça Luis de Camões - São Bento – Estrela – Prazeres
31 São Bento – Rato – Príncipe Real – Elevador da Glória - Praça Luis de Camões - Cais do Sodré – Santos – São Bento [circular route, clockwise]
32 São Bento – Santos – Cais do Sodré – Praça Luis de Camões - Elevador da Glória - Príncipe Real – Rato – São Bento [circular route, anti-clockwise]

FUNICULARS

  B Ascensor da Bica: Largo do Calhariz – Rua de São Paulo
  G Ascensor da Glória: S. Pedro de Alcântara – Restauradores
  L Ascensor do Lavra: Rua Câmara Pestana – Largo da Anunciada

Operator: Metropolitano de Lisboa

UNDERGOUND (METROPOLITAN) ROUTES

Metro Anjos – Intendente - Martim Moniz - Rossio – Rotunda – [S. Sebastião - Sete Rios] / [Saldanha - Entre Campos]


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Tramways: ? km.
  • Metropolitan : ? km.
  • Funiculars:
    • Bica – 283 m.
    • Glória – 265 m.
    • Lavra – 180 m.


HISTORY

  • Urban tramways: (mule-drawn) 17 Nov. 1873 - 10 Aug. 1902; (steam): 1889 - ? ; (electric): 31 Aug. 1901 - today.
  • Metropolitan lines: 29 Dec. 1959 - today.
  • Funiculars: (hydraulic) 19 Apr. 1884 - 1914 ; (steam) 28 June 1892 - 1914; (electric) 1914 - today.

GAUGE

  • Urban tramways : 900 mm.
  • Metropolitan: 1435 mm.
  • Funiculars: 900 mm.

SOURCES

PRINT

  • Cross, B. "Lisboa: New transport policy, and how to make the most of a tour of the Portuguese capital city", Light Rail & Modern Tramway, Dec. 1995 (58: 696), p.412-414
  • Cross, B. "Lisboa - How a tried design kept replacement costs down", Light Rail & Modern Tramway, Jan. 1996 (59: 697), p.13-14
  • Dias, M.T. História do Eléctrico da Carris - The history of the Lisbon trams. Lisboa: Quimera, 2nd ed., 2005.
  • McLoughlin, I. "Lisbon tramways - June 1986" [Map], Modern Tramway & Light Rail Transit, Oct. 1987 (50: 598), p.354.
  • King, B.R. & Price, J.H. The tramways of Portugal - A visitor's guide. Broxbourne [England]: Light Rail Transit Association, 3rd ed., 1983.
  • Price, J.H. "The tramways of Portugal: 1964-1968", Modern Tramway, Aug. 1968 (31: 368), p.271-278.
  • Pulling, N. "Light rail diversity in Lisbon", Tramways & Urban Transit, Oct. 2011 (74: 886), p.386-390.
  • Wansbeek, C.J. "Lisboa: Old trams out, new lines in", Tramways & Urban Transit, May 2001 (64: 761), p.172-175.

WIKIS

WEB SITES

Also, thanks to Manuel Tão in Lisbon for information obtained through personal communication.


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