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GÖTEBORG - GOTHENBURG

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Gothenburg tram map 1939


INSET: DOWNTOWN GOTHENBURG

Gothenburg downtown tram map 1939


ABBREVIATIONS USED ON THE DOWNTOWN MAP

BP Brunnsparken VP Vasaplatsen

ROUTES


URBAN TRAM ROUTES

Operator: Göteborgs Spårvägar AB

  1 Slottskogen − Järntorget − Lillatorget − Centralstationen − Drottningstorget − Brunnsparken − Valand − Vasaplatsen − Chalmers − Slottskogen [Circular route, clockwise]
  2 Slottskogen − Chalmers − Vasaplatsen − Valand − Brunnsparken − Drottningstorget − Centralstationen − Lillatorget − Järntorget − Slottskogen [Circular route, counterclockwise]
  3 Kungssten − Sannaplan − Carnegie − Stigbergstorget − Järntorget − Lillatorget − Brunnsparken − Drottningstorget − Ullevi Norra − Redbergsplatsen − Härlanda
  4 Högsbogatan − Godhemsgatan − Ekedal − Stigbergstorget − Järntorget − Lillatorget − Brunnsparken − Valand − Korsvägen − Elisedal
  5 S:t Sigfrids Plan − Korsvägen − Valand − Brunnsparken − Drottningstorget − Ullevi Norra − Redbergsplatsen − Härlanda − Kålltorp
  6 Linnéplatsen − Änggården
  7 Landala − Vasaplatsen − Lillatorget − Brunnsparken − Drottningstorget − Ullevi Norra − Gamlestadstorget − Kviberg
  8 Drottningstorget − Brunnsparken − Valand − Korsvägen − Elisedal − Krokslätt − Mölndal
  9 Järntorget − Stigbergstorget − Carnegie − Sannaplan − Kungssten − Berga − Långedrag − Saltholmen
10 Carnegie − Stigbergstorget − Järntorget − Lillatorget − [Loop, in both directions: Centralstationen − Drottningstorget − Brunnsparken]
14 Sannaplan − Godhemsgatan − Ekedal − Stigbergstorget −  Järntorget − Lillatorget − Brunnsparken − Valand − Korsvägen − Elisedal


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Urban tramways: ? km.


HISTORY

  • Urban tramways: (horse-drawn) 24 Sept. 1879 - 28 Oct. 1902; (electric): 29 July 1902 - today.

GAUGE

  • Urban tramways: 1435 mm.

TRAM PRESERVATION

There is a heritage tram service called the "Lisebergslinjen", operating mostly in the summer, between the Central Station and Liseberg.


SOURCES

PRINT

  • Hammarson, S. Zeppelinare, Limpor och Mustanger: Spårvägen i Göteborg 100 år. Malmö: Frank Stenvalls Förlag, 1979.
  • Pulling, N. "Systems Factfile: No.73 - Gothenburg, Sweden", Tramways & Urban Transit, Oct. 2013 (76: 910), p.435-439.
  • Taplin, M. "Systems Factfile: No.10 - Göteborg (Gothenburg), Sweden", Tramways & Urban Transit, Apr. 2008 (71: 844), p.147-149.
  • Wansbeek, C.J. "Gothenburg: 40 years of light rail tradition",Tramways & Urban Transit, Oct. 2001 (64: 766), p.376-379.
  • Wyse, W.J. "Göteborg (Gothenburg) [News item]", The Modern Tramway , Jan. 1961 (24:277), p.240-241.

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