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BREMEN
 Bremen . Germany

Bremen Tram Network - Click on map for full size!
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 System

Bremen - approx. 550,000 inhabitants

Tramway
- network length ~79 km
- 8 lines
- 1435 mm gauge
- some segregated sections on outer routes (built as part of a 1970s metro project), otherwise separate right-of-way only on newer extensions
- mostly low-floor rolling stock, but without providing full level access

 Recent History

1967: Kurt-Huber-Straße - Düsseldorfer Straße
1968: Düsseldorfer Straße - Osterholz/Züricher Straße
1973: Huckelriede - Heukämpendamm
1976: Gelsenkirchener Straße (now Solinger Str.) - Huchting
......
1998: Kirchbachstraße - Horner Mühle
1998: Riensberg - Klagenfurter Straße
1998: Heukämpendamm - Arsten Süd
2001: Wilhelm-Kaisen-Brücke - Westerstraße
12-2002: Horner Mühle - Borgfeld
12-2006: Hansator - Europahafen - Faulenstraße (now Radio Bremen)
26-03-2012: Schweizer Eck (formerly Züricher Straße) - Osterholz Nußhorn (4 km)
02-04-2013: Osterholz Nußhorn - Mahndorf (0.8 km)
01-08-2014: Borgfeld - Lilienthal (ex Falkenberg) (4.2 km)
30-03-2019: Line 5 introduced using sections previously not used in regular service (e.g. Hauptbahnhof - Bürgerpark)

 Photos
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 Our books about Urban Rail in Germany

Tram Atlas DeutschlandRobert Schwandl:

TRAM ATLAS DEUTSCHLAND 5

- June 2019, Berlin, ISBN 978 3 836573 60 2

- Detailed colour maps for more than 50 German tramway cities, illustrated with numerous photos

- Text German and English

- More details

Schnellbahnen in Deutschland/Metros in GermanyRobert Schwandl:

U-Bahnen in Deutschland

+ U-Stadtbahnen

- Feb 2019, Berlin, ISBN 978 3 836573 57 2

- Anything you need to know about German metro and light rail systems with underground sections, with detailed maps and hundreds of colour photos; 160 pages; Text German and English - More details

 Official Website

BSAG

 

 Other Links

Bremen Tram at Wikipedia.de and Wikipedia (English)

Bahn Bremen by Martin Poloczek

 

 


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