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|A||Floirac Dravemont / La Gardette Bassens Carbon Blanc - Buttinière - Pont de Pierre - Porte de Bourgogne - Hôtel de Ville - Stade Chaban-Delmas - St.Augustin - Mérignac Centre|
|B||Claveau - Bassins à Flot - Quinconces - Grand Théâtre - Hôtel de Ville - Victoire - Barrière St.Genès - Arts et Métiers - Bougnard - Pessac Centre|
|C||Les Aubiers - Quinconces - Porte de Bourgogne - Gare St.Jean - Bègles Terres Neuves|
A particular feature of the new Bordeaux tram network is its ground-level power supply system which is used in the city centre to avoid overhead wires for esthetic reasons.
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM
- Tramway: 44 km.
- Urban tramway (first generation): (horse-drawn): 4 May 1880 - ?; (electric): 17 Sept. 1893 - 8 Dec. 1958.
- Urban tramway (second generation): 21 dec. 2003 - today.
- Tramways (first generation): 1435 mm. (Some suburban tramways had 1000 mm. at first, but these were changed to 1435 mm. later).
- Tramways (second generation): 1435 mm.
- Dabitch, C. Le tramway de Bordeaux : une histoire Bordeaux: éditions Sud-Ouest, 2004.
- L'Host, H. et al. Histoire du tramway, omnibus, trolleybus et autobus à Bordeaux Breil sur Roya: Cabri, 2000.
- Pulling, N. "Systems Factfile - No.33: Bordeaux, France", Tramways & Urban Transit, June 2010 (73: 870), p.219-222.
- Pulling, N. "Systems Factfile - No.139: Bordeaux, France", Tramways & Urban Transit, May 2019 (82: 977), p.184-188.
- Robert, J. Histoire des transports dans les villes de France Neuilly-sur-Seine: J. Robert, 1974.
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