THE GS TRAM SITE

DALLAS

TEXAS, UNITED STATES

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14 June 1996

Dallas after the opening of the heritage streetcar line in 1989 and the inauguration of the first LRT lines on June 14, 1996.

VIDEOS

Dallas heritage streetcar video Dallas LRT Red Line train video
Above: YouTubeCA video - Look at How They Turn Around this Tram! The McKinney Avenue Trolley in Dallas, Texas - Length: 8:06 mins. Above: YouTubeCA video - LightRail in Downtown Dallas, Texas 2018 - Length: 10:28 mins.

PHOTOS

Dallas Matilda heritage streetcar Dallas LRT Red Line

MAPS

DALLAS

Dalls Streetcar map

INSET: CENTRAL DALLAS

Dallas centre 1996 tram map



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 templates for these maps correspond to the situation at the time the maps were downloaded and may show features that did not exist at the time the GS Tram Site is supposed to show. In particular, they may show bridges and highways that were built later.


ROUTES

HERITAGE STREETCAR ROUTE

Operator: McKinney Avenue Transit Association (MATA)

M M Line Ross Av. - St. Paul St. - McKinney Av. - Hall St.

LIGHT RAIL ROUTES

Operator: Dallas Area Rapid Transit

B Blue Line Pearl / Arts District - Union Station - 8th and Corinth - Illinois
R Red Line Pearl / Arts District - Union Station - 8th and Corinth - Westmoreland

The route indicators M, B and R are for convenience only, and were not used by the operators.


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH



HISTORY

GAUGE


SOURCES

PRINT

WIKIS

WEB SITES


Also, many thanks to Mr Russell Powers of Lone Tree, CO, USA, for kindly sending me copious amounts of information and documents concerning the history of the Dallas streetcar and interurban systems.



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