Trams in Freiburg im Breisgau

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A Landwasser-bound tram in Freiburg.
Locale Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Open 14 October 1901 (1901-10-14)
Status Operational
Lines 4
Operator(s) Freiburger Verkehrs AG
Track gauge 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in) metre gauge
Propulsion system(s) Electricity
Electrification 750 V DC
Depot(s) 1 (Betriebshof West)
Stock 61 trams
Route length 32.3 km (20.1 mi)
Stops 68
The network since 2014

The Freiburg im Breisgau tramway network is a network of tramways forming part of the public transport system in Freiburg im Breisgau, a city in the federal state of Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

Opened in 1901, the network has been operated since its foundation by the company now known as Freiburger Verkehrs AG (VAG Freiburg or just VAG).


As of 2013, the network had four lines, all of which operated over cross-city routes:

Line Route Stops Headway (rush hour) Travel time Service type
1 Littenweiler (de), Lassbergstraße – Landwasser (de), Moosweiher 22 every 5 min 29 min Single direction
2 Günterstal (de), Dorfstraße – Hornusstraße 14 every 7.5 min 24 min Both directions
3 Vauban (de), Innsbrucker Straße – Haid, Munzinger Straße 21 every 7.5 min 30 min Single direction
5 Rieselfeld, Bollerstaudenstraße – Hornusstraße 25 every 7.5 min 31 min Single direction

The network's route length was 30.5 km (19.0 mi) and its cumulative line length was 36.4 km (22.6 mi). Together, the four lines served 64 stops.[1]

See also[edit]



  1. ^ "Freiburg im Breisgau". (in German). Christian Maibaum. Retrieved 6 January 2014. 


  • Gemander, Dietmar; Hettinger, Thomas (2006). Die Freiburger Straßenbahn [The Freiburg Tramway] (in German). Freiburg i. B., Germany: EK-Verlag. ISBN 3882558458. 
  • Höltge, Dieter (1999). Straßen- und Stadtbahnen in Deutschland [Tramways and Stadtbahnen in Germany]. Band 6: Baden [Volume 6: Baden]. Freiburg i. B., Germany: EK-Verlag. ISBN 3882553375.  (German)

External links[edit]

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Coordinates: 47°59′42″N 07°50′59″E / 47.99500°N 7.84972°E / 47.99500; 7.84972