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TGM Sidi Bou Kassus.jpg
A TGM train at Sidi Bou Saïd
Type Commuter rail
Status Operational
Locale Tunis, La Goulette, Le Kram, Carthage, Sidi Bou Saïd, and La Marsa, Tunisia
Termini Tunis Marine (south)
Marsa Plage (north)
Stations 18
Opening 1872 (1872)
Operator(s) Société des transports de Tunis
Character Surface
Line length 19 kilometres (11.8 mi)
No. of tracks 2
Track gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm)
Electrification 750 V DC Catenary
Route map
Métro léger de Tunis
Tunis Marine
Le Bac
La Goulette
Nouvelle Goulette
La Goulette Casino
Le Kram
Carthage Salammbô
Carthage Byrsa
Carthage Dermech
Carthage Hannibal
Carthage Présidence
Carthage Amilcar
Sidi Bou Said
Sidi Dhrif
La Corniche
Marsa Plage

Tunis-Goulette-Marsa or TGM is a 19 km 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) (standard gauge) light rail line linking the capital Tunis with La Marsa via La Goulette.

The TGM was the first railway in Tunisia and inaugurated in 1872. Since 1905 it has been known as the TGM. It is part of the transportation system of the Tunis area, and together with the light rail of Tunis (Le métro léger de Tunis) managed by the Société des transports de Tunis (Transtu). Transtu was founded in 2003 by joining the Société du métro léger de Tunis (SMLT, founded 1981) and the Société nationale de transports (SNT, founded 1963).


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