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DESCRIPTION
Sintra tram opened in 1904 (Sintra railway station-Praia das Macas); it was extended in 1930 (Praia das Macas-Azenhas do Mar). Starting from 1953 part of the route was reduced to a summer service (Sintra railway station-Praia das Macas); Praia das Macas-Azenhas do Mar tram section was closed in 1954. The whole line was finally closed in 1974.
Part of the former tram route was restored in 1980 (Praia das Macas-Banzao, operated as a summer service); the whole original tram line was totally restored in 1990.
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
HISTORY
datesection nameline
1904Sintra railway station-Praia das Macas--
1930Praia das Macas-Azenhas do Mar--
1953Sintra railway station-Praia das Macas reduced to summer service only--
1954Praia das Macas-Azenhas do Mar closure--
1974tram network closure--
1980Praia das Macas-Banzao summer service reopened--
1990original tram full route reopened--
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
TECHNICAL DATA
Single line length (Km)
--
Single line stops
--
Single line avg. distance (km)
--
Total track length (km)
12
Total network stops
8
Avg. stop net distance (km)
1.7
Type
steel wheels
Current/Voltage
-- V DC overhead
Type of guide/gauge
metric gauge rails (1000 mm)
Vehicles builder
BRILL
Model
--
Operator
CAMARA MUNICIPAL SINTRA
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
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