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DESCRIPTION
Basel first electric tram line opened in 1895; the network was historically operated by several companies which merged in 1974 to form an unique operator.
The current nework consists in 12 lines; it is characterized by unusual crossings of the international borders (Line 10 lies partially in French territory; Line 8 lies partially in German territory).
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
HISTORY
datesection nameline
1895initial electric tram opening--
1974several companies merged to form an unique operator--
14-12-2014cross border extension to Weil am Rhein in Germany--
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
TECHNICAL DATA
Single line length (Km)
--
Single line stops
--
Single line avg. distance (km)
--
Total track length (km)
46.6
Total network stops
182
Avg. stop net distance (km)
0.25
Type
steel wheels
Current/Voltage
650 V DC overhead
Type of guide/gauge
metric gauge rails (1000 mm)
Vehicles builder
SCHINDLER/DUEWAG,SIEMENS,STADLER,BOMBARDIER
Model
Be 4/4,Be 4/6,Combino,Tango,Flexity Outlook
Operator
BVB/BLT
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
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lrt-tram - basel; By Original work: Maximilian Dorrbecker (Chumwa) Derivative work: NNW (talk) This is a retouched picture, which means that it has been digitally altered from its original version. Modifications: Aktualisierung 2009. The original can be viewed here: Basel - Straßenbahn - Netzplan.png. Modifications made by NordNordWest. (Basel_-_Straßenbahn_-_Netzplan.png) [CC BY-SA 2.5 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5)], via Wikimedia Commons
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