Trams in Dessau

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Dessau tramway network
NGT 303 Dessau Museum.jpg
NGT low-floor tram at Museumskreuzung, 2008.
Operation
Locale Dessau-Roßlau, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Gas tram era: 1894 (1894)–1901 (1901)
Status Converted to electricity
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Propulsion system(s) Gas
Electric tram era: since 1901 (1901)
Status Operational
Lines 3
Operator(s) Dessauer Verkehrsgesellschaft (de)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Propulsion system(s) Electricity
Electrification 750 V DC
Route length 12.5 km (7.8 mi)
Dessau tramway network, 2012.
Website Dessauer Verkehrsgesellschaft (German)

The Dessau tramway network (German: Straßenbahnnetz Dessau) is a network of tramways forming part of the public transport system in Dessau-Roßlau, a city in the federal state of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.

Opened in 1894, the network has been operated since 1990 by Dessauer Verkehrsgesellschaft (de).

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References[edit]

  • Bauer, Gerhard; Kuschinski, Norbert (1994). Die Straßenbahnen in Ostdeutschland [The Tramways in East Germany]. Band 2: Sachsen-Anhalt, Thüringen [Volume 2: Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia]. Aachen, Germany: Schweers + Wall. ISBN 392167980X.  (German)
  • Schwandl, Robert (2012). Schwandl's Tram Atlas Deutschland (3rd ed.). Berlin: Robert Schwandl Verlag. ISBN 9783936573336.  (German) (English)

External links[edit]

Media related to Trams in Dessau at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 51°50′23″N 12°14′13″E / 51.83972°N 12.23694°E / 51.83972; 12.23694