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MÜNCHEN
 Bavaria . Germany

München Tram System

U-Bahn
 System

Munich (München) - approx. 1.3 million inh., capital of the state of Bavaria

Tramway - 'Trambahn'
- network length approx. 80 km (51 km on separate right-of-way)
- 10 lines (+ 3 lines - 15, 21, 22 - which serve only a certain section of other lines)
- 1435 mm gauge
- rolling stock: MAN/Siemens Type R2 (low-floor, 1994); Adtranz/Siemens Type R3 (low-floor, 1999); Stadler Variotram Type S (2008); Siemens Avenio Type T (2013-)

 

 Recent History

13-12-2009: Line 23 Münchner Freiheit - Schwabing Nord, linked to the rest of the network via a service track from Scheidplatz

11-12-2011: Line 16 Effnerplatz - St. Emmeram (4.3 km)

09-12-2012: Lines 22 and 28 introduced on exisiting tracks

14-12-2013: Rathaus Pasing (ex. Pasinger Marienplatz) - Pasing Bahnhof (500 m loop)

11-12-2016: Max-Weber-Platz - Berg am Laim Bf. (partly using existing tracks to Einsteinstraße depot)

 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 Websites

MVV - Munich Transport

MVG (tram operator)

Westtangente (Expansion Project)

 Other Links

Straßenbahn München at Wikipedia.de

Straßenbahn München vs. Tramvia Roma by Richard Feichtenschlager

Straßenbahnfreunde München e.V.

Munich Tram Track Map at gleisplanweb.de

Tram Report (News about Munich transport)

 


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