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DESCRIPTION
The first Dusseldorf tram line opened in 1876 (initial horse tram); electrification was completed in 1900. After the second world war, despite many tram routes closure, the system wasn't abandoned and continued to be operated.
Starting from years '80s, the transit system was completed upgrading part of the tram network to premetro/Stadtbahn standards (combining ground level and underground sections); the current network consists in 11 tram lines and 11 premetro lines.
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
HISTORY
datesection nameline
1876original horse tram--
1900electrification completed--
1911network extension--
1914network extension--
1917network extension--
1925network extension--
1926network extension--
1927network extension--
1928network extension--
1946route closure--
1952route closure--
1954route closure--
1955network extension--
04-10-1981Nordstrasse-Klever Strasse tunnelpremetro
07-05-1988Nordstrasse-Dusseldorf Hauptbahnhof tunnelpremetro
06-08-1988tunnel branch to Tonhalle/Rhine bridgepremetro
26-09-1993Dusseldorf Hauptbahnhof-Kettwiger Strasse-Ronsdorfer Strasse tunnelpremetro
16-06-2002Dusseldorf Hauptbahnhof-Oberbilk S-Kaiserslauterner Strasse tunnelpremetro
08-01-2014Franziusstrasse-Medienhafen Kesselstraßepremetro
02-20-2016cross-city tram tunnel Wehrhahn-Bilkpremetro
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
TECHNICAL DATA
Single line length (Km)
tram:78
premetro:
U70:22.4
U71:10.5
U72:15.4
U73:20.3
U74:21.1
U75:15.6
U76:23.0
U77:11.6
U78:7.6
U79:38.1
U83: --
Single line stops
tram:180
premetro:
U70:17
U71:23
U72:32
U73:42
U74:31
U75:28
U76:28
U77:22
U78:15
U79:45
U83:--
Single line avg. distance (km)
tram:0.45
premetro:
U70:1.4
U71:0.5
U72:0.5
U73:0.5
U74:0.7
U75:0.6
U76:0.85
U77:0.55
U78:0.55
U79:0.85
U83:--
Total track length (km)
146.5
Total network stops
341
Avg. stop net distance (km)
0.45
Type
steel wheels
Current/Voltage
tram: 600 V DC overhead
premetro: 750 V DC overhead
Type of guide/gauge
standard gauge rails (1435 mm)
Vehicles builder
tram: VOSSOLOH,SIEMENS
premetro: DUEWAG,DUEWAG/SIEMENS/KIEPE/WU,VOSSOLOH KIEPE
Model
tram: NF6,Combino
premetro: GT8SU,Stadtbahnwagen B,NF10
Operator
RHEINBAHN
NOTE
tram system: 78 km (180 stops)
premetro system: 68.5 km (161 stops)
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
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metro - dusseldorf; By Sebastian Sothen (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
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