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DESCRIPTION
Katowice tram opened in 1894. This original metric gauge tram was initially operated by steam tramcars; its electrification took place in 1898. Starting from 1912, the track was converted from metric gauge rails (1000 mm) to standard gauge rails (1435).
The current network is articulated in 32 lines.
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
HISTORY
datesection nameline
1894initial steam metric tram opening--
1898electrification completed--
1912beginning of network conversion to standard gauge--
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
TECHNICAL DATA
Single line length (Km)
--
Single line stops
--
Single line avg. distance (km)
--
Total track length (km)
171
Total network stops
323
Avg. stop net distance (km)
0.55
Type
steel wheels
Current/Voltage
600 V DC overhead
Guide/gauge
standard gauge rails (1435 mm)
Vehicles builder
KONSTAL,ALSTOM
Model
102Na,105Na,N,111N,116Nd,Citadis
Operator
KZK GOP
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
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