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DESCRIPTION
Krakow tram opened in 1882; it was electrified in 1901. The last tram network extensions were completed in 2008 (Politechnika-Rondo Mogilskie tunnel), 2011 (Kobierzynska-Ruzcaj), 2012 (Ruzcaj-Czerwone Maki) and 2015 (Dworcowa-Dw. Plaszow-Lipska).
Krakow Fast Tram line (Line 50) opened on 11 December 2008; this line includes a tunnel section passing underneath Dworzec Glowny railway station. This modern LRT/tram line connects Kurdwanow (south) with Krowodrza Gorka (north), passing through the city centre. Fast Tram line runs partly over the existing tram tracks and partly over new infrastructures. The urban segment of this line starts at Rondo Grzegorzeckie (east of the city centre), then it passes the Bothanical Garden and reaches Rondo Mogilskie, where it get under Dworzec Glowny railway station (through Politechnika-Rondo Mogilskie tunnel); then it turns north proceeding ground level through the Politecnique area, and joins the existing tram tracks at Dworzek Towarowy, prosecuting up to Krowodrza Gorka.
The current tram network includes 27 ordinary tram lines and 1 Fast Tram line.
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
HISTORY
datesection nameline
1882original horse tram alignment--
1901electrification completed--
11-12-2008Politechnika-Rondo Mogilskie tunnel--
30-12-2011Kobierzynska-Ruzcaj--
17-11-2012Ruzcaj-Czerwone Maki--
31-08-2015Dworcowa-Dw. Plaszow-Lipska--
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
TECHNICAL DATA
Single line length (Km)
--
Single line stops
--
Single line avg. distance (km)
--
Total track length (km)
97
Total network stops
78
Avg. stop net distance (km)
1.25
Type
steel wheels
Current/Voltage
600 V DC overhead
Guide/gauge
standard gauge rails (1435 mm)
Vehicles builder
KONSTAL,BOMBARDIER,DUEWAG,MAN,PROTRAM,BOMBARDIER,PESA
Model
105Na,NGT6,NGT8,GT8S,E1,N8S-NF,EU8N,405N-Kr,126N,Flexity Classic (NGT6),2014N "Krakowiak"
Operator
MPK KRAKOW
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
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