INSET: CENTRAL BERGEN
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LIGHT RAIL ROUTE
Operator: Fjord 1 Partner
|Bybanen||Byparken – Bergen Stasjon - Nygårdsbroen - Kronstad – Sletten - Fantoft - Nesttun - Lagunen - Kokstad - Bergen Airport, Flesland|
|Vetrlidsalmenning – Fløyen|
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM
- Light rail: 20.4 km.
- Funicular: 850 m.
- Urban tramways: 3 July 1897 - 31 Dec. 1965
- Light rail (Bybanen): 22 June 2010 - today.
- Funicular: 15 Jan. 1918 - today
- Urban tramways: 1435 mm.
- Light rail (Bybanen): 1435 mm.
- Funicular: 1000 mm.
Bergen's Electric Tramway (Bergens Elektriske Sporvei) operates a 300m heritage tramway in Møhlenpris, near Bergen.
- "Bergen" (news item), The Modern Tramway, Apr. 1954 (17: 196), p.74-75.
- "Bybanen: Bergen Light Rail", Supplement to Tramways & Urban Transit, Feb. 2012 (75: 890), 21p.
- Carter, J.M. "Bergen - On top of the world - and it's a bargain", Tramways & Urban Transit, Feb. 2007 (70: 830), p.52-53.
- Simons, V. "Bergen's Bybanen: Light rail for the smaller city", Tramways & Urban Transit, Sept. 2010 (73: 873), p.330-333.
- Wyse, W.J. "The tramways of Bergen", Modern Tramway, Nov. 1963 (26: 311), p.375-384.
- Bergen Light Rail
- Bergen Sporvei
- Bergen's Elecric Tramway [museum tramway]
- Keolis Norge
- Tide (transportation company)
- Trikken i Bergen
Also, thanks to Maurits van Witsen from the Netherlands for information he has given me concerning the Bergen tramways.
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