THE GS TRAM SITE

LISBOA – LISBON

PORTUGAL

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June 1981

The system after the discontinuation of tram services to the north-west and the north of the city (to Benfica, Carnide and Lumiar) and the extension of the Metro from Anjos to Lumiade.




PORTUGAL

LISBOA - LISBON


MTS - SUL DO TEJO / SOUTH OF THE TAGUS


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INSET: CENTRAL LISBON

Lisbon downtown tram map 1981

PC Praça do Comércio Res Restauradores
PF Praça da Figueira Ros Rossio
RC Rua da Conceição      

ROUTES


Operator: Companhia Carris de Ferro de Lisboa (Carris)

URBAN TRAM ROUTES

  3 Poço do Bispo – Beato – Xabregas – Caminho de Ferro – Alfândega – Bairro do Castelo – Martim Moniz – Anjos – Arco do Cego
10 Graça – Anjos – Martim Moniz – Bairro do Castelo – São Tomé – Graça [circular route, one way]
11 Graça – São Tomé – Bairro do Castelo – Martim Moniz – Anjos – Graça [circular route, one way]
12 Martim Moniz – São Tomé
15 Praça do Comércio – Cais do Sodré – Santos – Alcântara-Mar – Santo Amaro – Belém – Algés – Dafundo – Cruz Quebrada
16 Poço do Bispo – Beato – Xabregas – Caminho de Ferro – Alfândega – Praça do Comércio – Conde Barão – Santos – Alcântara-Mar – Santo Amaro – Belém – Algés
17 Alto de S. João – Praça do Chile – Anjos – Martim Moniz – Bairro do Castelo – Praça do Comércio – Conde Barão – Santos – Alcântara-Mar – Santo Amaro – Belém
18 Praça do Comércio – Conde Barão – Santos – Alcântara-Mar – Boa Hora – Ajuda
19 Arco do Cego – Anjos – Martim Moniz – Bairro do Castelo – Praça do Comércio – Conde Barão – Santos – Alcântara-Terra
20 Gomes Freire – Rato – Príncipe Real – Cais do Sodré
22 São Bento – Largo do Rato – Gomes Freire – Martim Moniz – Bairro do Castelo – Praça do Comércio – Conde Barão – São Bento [circular route, one way]
23 São Bento – Conde Barão – Praça do Comércio – Bairro do Castelo – Martim Moniz – Gomes Freire – Largo do Rato – São Bento [circular route, one way]
24 Carmo – Príncipe Real – Largo do Rato – Campolide – Santo Sebastião – Saldanha – Praça do Chile – Alto de S. João – Caminho de Ferro – Alfândega
25 Estrela – Panificação – Largo do Rato – Gomes Freire – Martim Moniz – Bairro do Castelo – Praça do Comércio – Conde Barão – Santos – Lapa – Estrela [circular route, one way]
26 Estrela – Lapa – Santos – Conde Barão – Praça do Comércio – Bairro do Castelo – Martim Moniz – Gomes Freire – Largo do Rato – Panificação – Estrela [circular route, one way]
27 Poço do Bispo – Beato – Xabregas – Alto de S. João – Praça do Chile – Saldanha – Santo Sebastião – Campolide
28 Graça – São Tomé – Rua da Conceição – São Bento – Estrela – Prazeres
28A Rua da Conceição – São Bento – Estrela – Prazeres
29 Estrela – Panificação – Largo do Rato – Príncipe Real – Cais do Sodré – Santos – Lapa – Estrela [circular route, one way]
30 Estrela – Lapa – Santos – Cais do Sodré – Príncipe Real – Largo do Rato – Panificação – Estrela [circular route, one way]

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 Alvolade – Areeiro – Praça do Chile – Anjos – Rossio – Restauradores – Rotunda – Sete Rios / 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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