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DESCRIPTION
Wuppertal tram opened in 1874 (initial horse tram); steam trams operated during 1891-1903, before the complete electrification (1903). The tram network reached its maximum lenght in 1948 (175 km), but in the next decades it was constantly reduced before its final closure (1987).
A short strecth of the original tram system reopened in 1992 inside Bergische Museumsbahnen (heritage tram museum), operating on original rails with original cars.
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
HISTORY
datesection nameline
1874initial horse tram--
1891-1903steam tram operations--
1903electrification completed--
1948maximum tram network lenght: 175 km--
1987tram network closure--
1992heritage/museum tram line opening--
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
TECHNICAL DATA
Single line length (Km)
--
Single line stops
--
Single line avg. distance (km)
--
Total track length (km)
3.2
Total network stops
6
Avg. stop net distance (km)
0.60
Type
steel wheels
Current/Voltage
650 V DC overhead
Type of guide/gauge
metric gauge rails
Vehicles builder
TALBOT,DUEWAG
Model
Tw105,Tw107,Tw275,Tw337
Operator
BERGISCHE MUSEUMBAHNEN
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
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