Hasselt – Maastricht tramway

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Sneltram Hasselt - Maastricht
Overview
Locale

Flag of Limburg (Belgium).svg Province of Limburg, Belgium

Flag of Maastricht.svg Maastricht, Province of Limburg, Netherlands
Transit type fast tram / light rail
Number of lines 1
Number of stations 13
Website tramvlaanderenmaastricht.nl
Operation
Began operation 2017
Operator(s) De Lijn
Technical
System length ± 35 km.

The Hasselt – Maastricht tramway (Dutch: Sneltram Hasselt - Maastricht) is a proposed fast tram system linking Hasselt, Belgian province of Limburg and Maastricht, Dutch province of Limburg. The project is part of the Spartacusplan of Belgian Limburg, proposed by the Belgian transport company De Lijn, with the aim to improve the province's transport links. The tramway is slated to open in 2017.

The tramway will run on a combination of new and old (to be reactivated) railways, and will facilitate an easier connection in a northeasternly direction between Maastricht (incl. the overall southern part of the Dutch Limburg province) and Antwerp (via Hasselt), as current rail services from the Dutch province to Belgium are solely in the southernly direction of Liège-Guillemins (via Maastricht).

Proposed tram stops[edit]

Stop Location Image Opened Additional information
Hasselt SNCB logo.svg Hasselt Hasselt - Station Hasselt.jpg 1847 Tramway to commence service in 2017
Kanaalkom Hasselt est. 2017
Kolonel Dusartplein Hasselt est. 2017
Provinciehuis Hasselt est. 2017
Campus Universiteit Hasselt Diepenbeek est. 2017
Diepenbeek Diepenbeek est. 2017
Beverst Beverst est. 2017
Munsterbilzen Munsterbilzen est. 2017
Bilzen Bilzen est. 2017
Lanaken Lanaken est. 2017
Belvédère Maastricht est. 2017
Maastricht-Centrum Maastricht est. 2017
Maastricht Nederlandse spoorwegen logo.svg SNCB logo.svg Veolia-transport.svg Maastricht Maastricht Station R01.jpg 1853 Tramway to commence service in 2017

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