Trams in Cottbus

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Cottbus tramway network
Cottbus Strassenbahn.jpg
A line 2 tram at Cottbus Hauptbahnhof.
Locale Cottbus, Brandenburg, Germany
Open 18 July 1903 (1903-07-18)
Status Operational
Lines 4
Operator(s) Cottbusverkehr (de)
Track gauge 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)
Propulsion system(s) Electricity
Electrification 600 V DC
Route length 20.1 km (12.5 mi)
The network in 2013.
Website Cottbusverkehr (German)

The Cottbus tramway network (German: Straßenbahnnetz Cottbus) is a network of tramways forming the backbone of the public transport system in Cottbus, a city in the federal state of Brandenburg, Germany.

Opened in 1903, the network has been operated since 1953 by the company now known as Cottbusverkehr (de).

See also[edit]


  • Bauer, Gerhard; Kuschinski, Norbert (1995). Die Straßenbahnen in Ostdeutschland [The Tramways in East Germany]. Band 3: Berlin, Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern [Volume 3: Berlin, Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern]. Aachen, Germany: Schweers + Wall. ISBN 3921679818.  (German)
  • Schwandl, Robert (2012). Schwandl's Tram Atlas Deutschland (3rd ed.). Berlin: Robert Schwandl Verlag. pp. 32–33. ISBN 9783936573336.  (German) (English)

External links[edit]

Media related to Trams in Cottbus at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 51°44′59″N 14°19′33″E / 51.74972°N 14.32583°E / 51.74972; 14.32583