THE GS TRAM SITE

BUCUREŞTI - BUCHAREST

ROMÂNIA - ROMANIA

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30 June 1993




ROMÂNIA - ROMANIA

BUCUREŞTI - BUCHAREST

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Bucharest tram map 1993


INSET: CENTRAL BUCHAREST

Bucharest downtown tram map 1993

Note: Names of streets, squares etc. used below and on the maps are as they are today.


ABBREVIATIONS ON THE MAPS

GB Gara Basarab ŞV Şoseaua Viilor
SB Str. Buzeşti SVL Str. Vasile Lascăr


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

Please note that the OSM maps used as a template for these maps 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.


ROUTES

URBAN TRAM ROUTES

Operator: Regia Autonomă de Transport Bucureşti (RATB)

  1 Pasaj Colentina - Şos. Colentina – Str. Ziduri Moşi – Bd. Ferdinand I - Şos. Mihai Bravu - P. Sudului - Intrep. ROMPRIM
  2 16 Februarie – Calea Giuleşti – Grozăveşti – Str. Progresului - Calea Rahovei – Alexandria
  3 Piaţa Presei Libere - Bd. Mărăşti - Bd. Ion Mihalache - Str. Buzeşti – Cal. Plevnei
  5 Piaţa Sf. Gheorghe – Calea Moşilor –Str. Vasile Lascăr – Str. Barbu Văcărescu – Aeroport Băneasa
  7 Str. Şura Mare - Şos.Giurgiului - C.F.R. Progresul
  8 Depoul Militari – Bd. Timişoara - Ghencea - Cal. 13 Septembrie – Str. Progresului - Calea Rahovei – Cal. Ferentari – P. Ferentari - Zeţarilor
  9 Gara Basarab – Grozăveşti - Str. Progresului - Şos. Viilor - P. Eroii Revoluţiei - P. Sudului – Şos. Berceni - Berceni
11 16 Februarie – Calea Giuleşti – Grozăveşti – Str. Progresului - Şos. Viilor – P. Eroii Revoluţiei - P. Sudului - Intrep. ROMPRIM
12 Gara Basarab – Grozăveşti - Str. Progresului - Şos. Viilor - P. Eroii Revoluţiei - Şos.Giurgiului - C.F.R. Progresul
14 Piaţa Sf. Gheorghe – Hala Traian – Bd. Ferdinand I – Şos. Pantelimon - Granitul
15 Alexandria - Calea Rahovei – Str. Progresului – Bd. Mărăşeşti - Cal. Dudeşti - Bd. Camil Ressu - Complex RATB Titan
16 Piaţa Sf. Gheorghe – Calea Moşilor – Str. Vasile Lascăr - Str. Viitorului – Bd. Lacul Tei – Platf. Industrială Pipera
17 Platf. Industrială Pipera - Bd. Lacul Tei – Obor – Şos. Mihai Bravu - P. Sudului - Şos.Giurgiului - C.F.R. Progresul
18 Parcul Rahova - Calea Rahovei – Str. Progresului - Şos. Viilor - P. Eroii Revoluţiei - Şos. Giurgiului - C.F.R. Progresul
19 Str. Şura Mare - P. Eroii Revoluţiei - Timpuri Noi - Calea Dudeşti - Bd. Camil Ressu – Complex RATB Titan
20 Laromet - Bd. Bucureşti Noi - Cal. Griviţei – Bd. Ion Mihalache - Str. Buzeşti – Cal. Plevnei
21 Piaţa Sf. Gheorghe – Calea Moşilor – Şos. Colentina - Pasaj Colentina
23 Faur SA - Str. Liviu Rebreanu - Bd. Camil Ressu - Cal. Dudeşti - Bd. Mărăşeşti - Bd. George Coşbuc - Calea Rahovei – Cal. Ferentari – P. Ferentari - Zeţarilor
24 General Berthelot - Cal. Griviţei - Bd. Ion Mihalache - Cal. Griviţei - Str. Coralilor
27 Baba Novac - Bd. Camil Ressu - Complex RATB Titan
28 Granitul - FCME
29 C.F.R. Progresul - Jilava
30 Alexandria - Calea Rahovei - Bd. George Coşbuc - Bd. Mărăşeşti - Calea Dudeşti - Baba Novac
31 Lizeanu - Str. Ziduri Moşi [back: Obor] - Şos. Mihai Bravu - Bd. Basarabia - Republica
32 Piaţa Unirii - Bd. George Coşbuc - Calea Rahovei - Alexandria
33 Piaţa Sf. Gheorghe – Hala Traian – Bd. Pache Protopopescu - Şos. Pantelimon - Granitul
34 Gara de Nord - Bd. Iancu de Hunedoara - Şos. Ştefan cel Mare - Şos. Mihai Bravu - P. Sudului - Intrep. ROMPRIM
35 Cal. Plevnei - Bd. D. Golescu - Gara Basarab – Grozăveşti - Bd. Timişoara - Depoul Militari
36 Platf. Industrială Pipera - Bd. Lacul Tei – Obor – Şos. Mihai Bravu - Bd. Basarabia - Republica
37 Cal. Plevnei - Bd. D. Golescu - Gara Basarab – Grozăveşti - Str. Progresului - Calea Rahovei - Alexandria
39 Str. Şura Mare - Şos. Giurgiului - Şos. Zeţarilor - Zeţarilor
40 Piaţa Sf. Gheorghe - Hala Traian - Bd. Basarabia - Republica
41 Piaţa Presei Libere - Bd. Mărăşti – Podul Grant - Şos. Virtuţii - Ghencea
42 Piaţa Presei Libere - Bd. Mărăşti – Podul Grant - Şos. Virtuţii - Bd. Timişoara - Depoul Militari
43 Granitul - Şos. Pantelimon - Şos. Iancului - Bd. Pache Protopopescu - Bd. Ferdinand I - Şos. Pantelimon - Granitul [Loop route, clockwise]
44 16 Februarie – Calea Giuleşti – Gara Basarab – Bd. D. Golescu - Cal. Plevnei
45 General Berthelot - Cal. Griviţei - Str. Buzeşti – Bd. Ion Mihalache - Cal. Griviţei - Şos. Chitilei - Str. Mezeş
46 Baba Novac - Şos. Mihai Bravu - P. Sudului – Şos. Berceni - Berceni
47 CET Vest - Bd. Timişoara - Str. Progresului - Cal. 13 Septembrie - Ghencea - Bd. Timişoara - CET Vest [Loop route, clockwise; circulates at CET shift times only]
48 CET Vest - Bd. Timişoara - Ghencea - Cal. 13 Septembrie - Str. Progresului - Bd. Timişoara - CET Vest [Loop route, counterclockwise; circulates at CET shift times only]
50 Faur SA - Str. Liviu Rebreanu - Bd. Camil Ressu - Baba Novac
52 General Berthelot - Cal. Griviţei - Gara de Nord - Bd. Iancu de Hunedoara - Şos. Ştefan cel Mare - Str. Ziduri Moşi [back: Şos. Mihai Bravu – Obor] - Staţia Obor

METRO ROUTES

Operator: Metrorex

M1 Dristor - Piaţa Muncii - Obor - Piaţa Victoriei - Gara de Nord - Crângaşi - Eroilor - Izvor - Piaţa Unirii - Timpuri Noi - Dristor - Republica. Shuttle: Republica - Pantelimon
M2 Pipera - Piaţa Victoriei - Piaţa Romană - Piaţa Unirii - P. Eroii Revoluţiei - Berceni
M3 Preciziei - Eroilor - Izvor - Piaţa Unirii - Timpuri Noi - Dristor


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Tramway: ca. 170 km.
  • Metro: 57.2 km.


HISTORY

  • City trams (horse-drawn): 28 Dec. 1872 - 1929; (electric): 9 Dec. 1894 - today.
  • Metro: 19 Nov. 1979 - today.

GAUGE

  • Trams: 1435 mm. (standard gauge)
  • Metro: 1432 mm.

SOURCES

PRINT

  • Griffiths, N. "Bucuresti tramways in mid-1993" Light Rail & Modern Tramway. Oct. 1994 (57: 682), p.258-268.
  • Lehnhart, H. & Jeanmaire, C. Tramway systems of Eastern Europe II. Villigen AG (Switzerland): Verlag Eisenbahn, 1977.
  • Russell, M. "Romania's tramway revival: Bucureşti" Tramways & Urban Transit. May 2016 (79: 941), p.173-174.
  • Wansbeek, C.J. "Bucharest: New trams, line refurbishment" Tramways & Urban Transit. Aug. 2007 (70: 836), p.301-304.

WIKIS

WEB SITES


Enormous thanks are due to Mr Silviu-Costin Iancu of Bucharest for the large amount of useful information (consisting of maps, route lists, photos, personal communication) concerning the history of tramways in Bucharest.

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