THE GS TRAM SITE

LISBOA – LISBON

PORTUGAL

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June 1986

The system after the removal of tram tracks from Rua de São Bento (routes 22/23) and the complete replacement of circular routes 10/11 in Graça by route 28.




PORTUGAL

LISBOA - LISBON


MTS - SUL DO TEJO / SOUTH OF THE TAGUS


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INSET: CENTRAL LISBON

Lisbon downtown tram map 1986



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ABBREVIATIONS

Ca Carmo PF Praça da Figueira
CS Corpo Santo PLC Praça Luis de Camões
PC Praça do Comércio RC Rua da Conceição

ROUTES


Operator: Companhia Carris de Ferro de Lisboa (Carris)

URBAN TRAM ROUTES

  3 Poço do Bispo – Beato – Xabregas – Santa Apolónia – Alfândega – Praça da Figueira – Martim Moniz – Intendente - Anjos – Largo Dona Estefânia - Arco do Cego
12 Martim Moniz – São Tomé
15 Praça do Comércio – Corpo Santo - Cais do Sodré – Santos – Alcântara-Mar – Santo Amaro – Belém – Algés – Dafundo – Cruz Quebrada
16 Poço do Bispo – Beato – Xabregas – Santa Apolónia – Alfândega – Praça do Comércio – Corpo Santo - Conde Barão – Santos – Alcântara-Mar – Santo Amaro – Belém – Algés
17 Alto de S. João – Praça do Chile – Anjos – Intendente - Martim Moniz – Praça da Figueira – Praça do Comércio – Corpo Santo - Conde Barão – Santos – Alcântara-Mar – Santo Amaro – Belém
18 Praça do Comércio – Corpo Santo - Conde Barão – Santos – Alcântara-Mar – Boa Hora – Ajuda
19 Arco do Cego – Largo Dona Estefânia - Anjos – Intendente - Martim Moniz – Praça da Figueira – Praça do Comércio – Corpo Santo - Conde Barão – Santos – Alcântara-Terra
20 Martim Moniz – Gomes Freire – R. Nova de S. Mamede – Príncipe Real – Elevador da Glória - Praça Luis de Camões - Cais do Sodré
24 Carmo – Elevador da Glória - Príncipe Real – Rato – Campolide – Santo Sebastião – Saldanha – Arco do Cego - Praça do Chile – Alto de S. João – Santa Apolónia – Alfândega
25 Estrela – Panificação – Rato – Gomes Freire – Martim Moniz – Praça da Figueira – Praça do Comércio – Corpo Santo - Conde Barão – Santos – Lapa – Estrela [circular route, clockwise]
26 Estrela – Lapa – Santos – Conde Barão – Corpo Santo - Praça do Comércio – 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 - Saldanha – Santo Sebastião – Campolide
28 Martim Moniz – Intendente - Graça – São Tomé – Rua da Conceição – Praça Luis de Camões - São Bento – Estrela – Prazeres
29 Cais do Sodré – Santos – Lapa – Estrela [one way]
30 Estrela – Lapa – Santos – Cais do Sodré [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 Alvalade – Alameda – Arroios – 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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