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DESCRIPTION
The first Mannheim tram line opened in 1878 (horse tram) and it was totally electrified in 1902. From its beginning the Mannheim tram system is fully integrated with the Ludwigshafen one, constituting an unique network (that currently consists in 13 lines).
In Ludwigshafen the latest tram extensions opened in 1969 (Hauptbahnhof-Ostausgang), 1971 (Mannheim-Dalbergstrasse), 1976 (Hauptbahnhof-Rathaus-Hemshofstrasse); Hemshofstrasse-Hauptbahnhof-Sudwest Stadion section closed in 2008.
In Mannheim the latest extensions opened in 2005 (Neuostheim-SAP Arena-Rangierbahnhof/ARENA Maimarkt) and 2006 (Uniklinikum-Alte Feuerwache; Planetarium-Fahrlach-SAP Arena).
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
HISTORY
datesection nameline
1878initial horse tram opening--
1902electrification completed--
1969Ludwigshafen: Hauptbahnhof-Ostausgang--
1971Ludwigshafen: Mannheim-Dalbergstrasse--
1976Ludwigshafen: Hauptbahnhof-Rathaus-Hemshofstrasse--
2005Mannheim: Neuostheim-SAP Arena-Rangierbahnhof/ARENA Maimarkt--
2006Mannheim: Uniklinikum-Alte Feuerwache--
2006Mannheim: Planetarium-Fahrlach-SAP Arena--
12-12-2008Ludwigshafen: section Hemshofstrasse-Rathaus-Danziger Platz-Hauptbahnhof-Ostausgang-Sudwest Stadion closed--
12-06-2016Mannheim: Rotterstrasse-Waldfriedhof/Kafertaler Wald--
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
TECHNICAL DATA
Single line length (Km)
--
Single line stops
--
Single line avg. distance(km)
--
Total track length (km)
93.8
Total network stops
177
Avg. stop net distance (km)
0.50
Type
steel wheels
Current/Voltage
750 V DC overhead
Type of guide/gauge
metric gauge rails (1000 mm)
Vehicles builder
DUEWAG,BOMBARDIER
Model
MGT6,Variobahn
Operator
RHEIN NECKAR VERKEHR (RNV)
Note
- technical card referred to the whole Mannheim/Ludwigshafen Strassenbahn system
- tram network lenght in Mannheim: 66.0 km (127 stops)
- tram network lenght in Ludwigshafen: 27.8 km (50 stops)
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
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