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BUCUREŞTI - BUCHAREST

ROMÂNIA - ROMANIA

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Jan. 2003




ROMÂNIA - ROMANIA

BUCUREŞTI - BUCHAREST

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Bucharest tram map 2003


INSET: CENTRAL BUCHAREST

Bucharest downtown tram map 2003

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


ABBREVIATIONS ON THE MAPS

BE Bd. Expoziţiei SB Str. Buzeşti
GB Gara Basarab ŞV Şoseaua Viilor
GN Gara de Nord SVL Str. Vasile Lascăr
PT Piaţa Titan      


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

Operator: Regia Autonomă de Transport Bucureşti (RATB)

URBAN TRAM ROUTES

  1 Cartier 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
  4 Piaţa Rahova - Calea Rahovei - Str. Progresului - Şoseaua Viilor - P. Eroii Revoluţiei - Str. Şura Mare - Şos.Giurgiului - Şos. Zeţarilor - Zeţarilor
  5 Granitul - Şos. Pantelimon - Bd. Pache Protopopescu - Hala Traian - P. Sfânta Vineri - Piaţa Sf. Gheorghe – Calea Moşilor –Str. Vasile Lascăr – Str. Barbu Văcărescu – Aeroport Băneasa
  7 Piaţa Unirii - Parcul Carol - Şoseaua Viilor - P. Eroii Revoluţiei - Şos.Giurgiului - C.F.R. Progresul
  8 Depoul Militari – Bd. Timişoara - Str. Progresului - Calea Rahovei – Cal. Ferentari – P. Ferentari - Zeţarilor
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 – P. Sfânta Vineri - Hala Traian – Bd. Ferdinand I – Şos. Pantelimon - Granitul
15 Alexandria - Calea Rahovei – Str. Progresului – Parcul Carol - Bd. Mărăşeşti - Cal. Dudeşti - Bd. Camil Ressu - Str. Liviu Rebreanu - Bd.1 Dec.1918 - Complex RATB Titan
16 Republica - Bd. Basarabia - Piaţa Muncii - Hala Traian - P. Sfânta Vineri - Piaţa Sf. Gheorghe – Calea Moşilor – Str. Vasile Lascăr - Str. Viitorului – Bd. Lacul Tei – Platf. Industrială Pipera
17 Bd. Lacul Tei – Obor – Şos. Mihai Bravu - P. Sudului - Str. Şura Mare
19 Str. Şura Mare - P. Eroii Revoluţiei - Timpuri Noi - Calea Dudeşti - Bd. Camil Ressu – Str. Liviu Rebreanu - Bd.1 Dec.1918 - 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 poarta 4 - Barajul Dunarii - Str. Liviu Rebreanu - Bd. Camil Ressu - Cal. Dudeşti - Bd. Mărăşeşti - Bd. George Coşbuc - Calea Rahovei – Cal. Ferentari – P. Ferentari - Zeţarilor
24 Gara de Nord - Bd. Ion Mihalache - Cal. Griviţei - Bd. Bucureşti Noi - Cartier Dămăroaia
27 Piaţa Titan - Complex RATB Titan
30 Piaţa Unirii - Bd. Mărăşeşti - Cal. Vitan - Şos. Mihai Bravu - Bd. Camil Ressu - Metro Nicolae Grigorescu
32 Piaţa Unirii - Bd. George Coşbuc - Calea Rahovei - Alexandria
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 – Str. Ziduri Moşi - Şos. Pantelimon – Bd. Chišinau - Bd. Basarabia - Republica
40 Piaţa Sf. Gheorghe - P. Sfânta Vineri - Hala Traian - Piaţa Muncii - Bd. Basarabia - FAUR poarta 4 - Bd.1 Dec.1918 - Complex RATB Titan
41 Piaţa Presei Libere – Bd. Mărăşti – Podul Grant - Şos. Virtuţii - Ghencea
42 Piaţa Presei Libere - Bd. Expoziţiei – Bd. Ion Mihalache - Str. Buzeşti – Cal. Plevnei
44 16 Februarie – Calea Giuleşti – Gara Basarab – Bd. D. Golescu - Cal. Plevnei
45 Gara de Nord - Bd. Ion Mihalache - Cal. Griviţei - Şos. Chitilei - Str. Mezeş
46 Gara de Nord - Bd. Iancu de Hunedoara - Şos. Ştefan cel Mare - Şos. Mihai Bravu - Şos. Iancului - Şos. Pantelimon - Granitul
47 CET Vest - Bd. Timişoara - Str. Progresului - Cal. 13 Septembrie - Ghencea
50 FAUR poarta 4 - Str. Liviu Rebreanu - Bd. Camil Ressu - Cal. Dudeşti - Timpuri Noi - P. Eroii Revoluţiei - Str. Şura Mare

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 - P. Sudului - IMGB2
M3 Preciziei - Eroilor
M4 Gara de Nord - 1 Mai


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Tramway: ca. 143 km.
  • Metro: 60 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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