THE GS TRAM SITE

BRATISLAVA

(In Hungarian: Pozsony, in German: Pressburg)

SLOVENSKO – SLOVAKIA

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8 Jan. 2015

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The Bratislava system after the reopening of the tram connection to Hlavná Stanica (the Main Railway Station) on 11 Nov. 2014.




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Bratislava tram map 2015


ABBREVIATIONS USED ON THE MAP

MSNP Most SNP (SNP Bridge) Tu Tunel
NLŠ Nám. L'. Štúra      


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

Please note that the OSM map used as a template for this map 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: Dopravný podnik Bratislava (DPB)

URBAN TRAM ROUTES

  1 Hlavná Stanica (Main Station) - Vysoká - Tunel - Most SNP (SNP Bridge) - Nám. L'. Štúra - Centrum - Vysoká - Hlavná Stanica (Main Station) [One-way loop route]
  2 Hlavná Stanica (Main Station) - Blumentál - Trnavská - Nové Mesto
  3 Nám.SNP - Americké nám. - Blumentál - Stanica Vinohrady - Rača - Komisárky
  4 Dúbravka - Karlova Ves - Nám. L'. Štúra - Americké nám. - Trnavská - Jurajov dvor - Zlaté Piesky
  5 Dúbravka - Karlova Ves - Tunel - Vysoká - Blumentál - Stanica Vinohrady - Rača - Komisárky
  6 Karlova Ves - Nám. L'. Štúra - Centrum - Vysoká - Blumentál - Stanica Vinohrady [Weekday rush-hours only]
  8 Centrum - Vysoká - Blumentál - Trnavská - Ružinov
  9 Karlova Ves - Tunel - Centrum - Americké nám. - Trnavská - Ružinov


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Tramway: 40 km.


HISTORY

  • Urban electric trams: 27 Aug. 1895 - today.
  • Interurban electric trams (Bratislava [until 1918, Pozsony, Hungary] - Vienna): 1 Feb. 1914 - 1935; (Bratislava - Austrian border): 1936 - 1939; (Bratislava - Danube bridge): 1945 - 1961.

GAUGE

  • Urban trams: 1000 mm.
  • Interurban trams: 1435 mm.; (from 1935): 1000 mm.

SOURCES

PRINT

  • Lehnhart, H. & Jeanmaire, C. Tramway systems of Eastern Europe II. Villigen AG (Switzerland): Verlag Eisenbahn, 1977.
  • Linek, J. "Tramways of Czechoslovakia [Bratislava]", Light Rail and Modern Tramway.Oct. 1992 (55: 658), p.264-268.
  • Pulling, N. "Systems Factfile No.42 - Bratislava, Slovakia", Tramways and Urban Transit. March 2011 (74: 879), p.99-101.

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