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MAINZ
 Rhineland-Palatinate . Germany

Mainz Tram Straßenbahn © Robert Schwandl

 System

Mainz - approx. 196,000 inh., capital of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate, western edge of the Frankfurt metropolitan area, linked to Frankfurt by S-Bahn line S8.

Tramway
- network length approx. 30 km
- 5 lines
- 1000 mm gauge
- rolling stock: DUEWAG/Siemens M8S (1975); DUEWAG/AEG M8C (1984); low-floor ADtranz/AEG GT6M-ZR (1996)

 

 Recent History

1977: Gemarkungsgrenze – Finthen/Römerquelle
1989: Jägerhaus – Hechtsheim/Dornsheimer Weg
1997: Hechtsheim/Dornsheimer Weg – Bürgerhaus

11 Dec 2016: Hauptbahnhof - Lerchenberg, 9.2 km ("Mainzelbahn")
16 Oct 2017: Bismarckplatz - Zollhafen

 Photos
   

 

 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

Mainzer Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH

>>> Extension project "Mainzelbahn"

Rhein-Main Verkehrsverbund (RMV)

Rhein-Nahe Nahverkehrsverbund

 Other Links

Mainzer Straßenbahn at Wikipedia.de

Straßenbahnfreunde Mainz

 


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