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DESCRIPTION
Dortmund tram opened in 1891; it was operated continuously till years 70s, when it was planned a Stadtbahn network (premetro), with underground sections in the city centre. The first premetro section opened in 1976 (Kirchderne-Grevel), followed by many further extensions (the last one opened in 2002 and 2008). The current premetro network consists in 8 lines.
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
HISTORY
datesection nameline
1891original street-level tram alignment--
1976Kirchderne-Grevel--
1983Horde-Clarenberg--
1984Hacheney-Munsterstrasse/Schutzenstrasse--
1986Markische Strasse-Willem van Vloten Strasse--
1990Remydamm section--
1992Hafen-Huckarde Bushof; Stadtgarten-Franz Zimmer Strasse--
1995Stadtgarten-Stadtische Kliniken--
1996Stadtgarten-Polizeiprasidium--
1998Polizeiprasidium-Westfalenhallen--
2002completion of route to Brechten and Lunen-Brambauer upgrade--
16-06-2002Stadtische Kliniken-Grotenbachstrasse/Hombruch--
28-04-2008Unionstrasse-Ostentor--
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
TECHNICAL DATA
Single line length (Km)
--
Single line stops
--
Single line avg. distance (km)
--
Total track length (km)
75
Total network stops
125
Avg. stop net distance (km)
0.6
Type
steel wheels
Current/Voltage
750 V DC overhead
Type of guide/gauge
standard gauge rails (1435 mm)
Vehicles builder
BOMBARDIER
Model
B80C,B80C8,B100S,NGT8(Bombardier Flexity)
Operator
DSW21 (DORTMUNDER STADTWERKE)
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
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