|Above: YouTubeCA video - Battery Powered Streetcar/Trams in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA 2021 - Length: 7:05 mins.|
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|B||Bricktown Loop||East Bricktown - Santa Fe Hub - Myriad Gardens - Century Center - East Bricktown [Loop route, clockwise, Fridays and Weekends only]|
|D||Downtown Loop||East Bricktown - Santa Fe Hub - Myriad Gardens - Broadway Av. - North Hudson - Law School - Century Center - East Bricktown [Loop route, mostly clockwise]|
The route designations B & D are for convenience only; they are not used by the operator.
Heritage streetcar line
Operator: Canadian County Historical Society
|Heritage Express||Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad Depot - West Watts St. - S Bickford Av. - W Hays St. (Loop)|
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM
- Oklahoma City Streetcar lines: 7.7 km.
- El Reno heritage line: 2.4 km.
- Electric streetcars: 1 Feb. 1903 - 30 Apr. 1947
- Interurbans: 3 Dec. 1911 - 27 Sept. 1947.
- LRT: 14 Dec. 2018 - today.
- El Reno heritage streetcar line: 25 Aug. 2001 - today
- 1435 mm. (all systems)
- Ehrlich, P. & Johnston, S. "Oklahoma City: OKC Streetcar: A new chapter in the Cinderella story", Tramways & Urban Transit, Apr. 2019 (82: 976), p.139-142.
- Maguire, S.D. & Chandler, M.S.A. "When Oklahoma took the trolley", Interurban Press Bulletin, 1980.
- "OKC Streetcar to open in December", Tramways & Urban Transit, Jan. 2019 (82: 973), p.8.
- Heritage Express Trolley
- Oklahoma City streetcar
- Oklahoma Streetcars and Interurbans
- Streetcars in Oklahoma City (from the Metropolitan Library System)
Also, many thanks to Mr Russell Powers of Lone Tree, CO, USA, for kindly sending me information and documents concerning the history of the Oklahoma City streetcar, LRT and interurban systems. Thanks are also due to Mr John Rossman of New York City for information about the interurban routing in El Reno.
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