Trams in Plauen

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Plauen tramway network
PSB 244+245 Bahnhofstraße.jpg
A pair of Plauen trams in the Bahnhofstraße.
Operation
Locale Plauen, Saxony, Germany
Open 17 November 1894 (1894-11-17)
Status Operational
Lines 5
Operator(s)
Infrastructure
Track gauge 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)
Propulsion system(s) Electricity
Electrification 600 V DC
Overview
The network in 2007.
The network in 2007.
Website Plauener Straßenbahn GmbH (PSB) (German)

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

Opened in 1894, the network has been operated since 1990 by Plauener Straßenbahn GmbH (de) (PSB).

Lines[edit]

As of 2013, the network had the following lines:

Line Route Length Journey time
1 Neundorf – Dittrichplatz – Tunnel – Am Albertplatz – Oberer Bahnhof 6.5 km 20–24 min
3 Neundorf – Dittrichplatz – Tunnel – Neue Elsterbrücke – Vogtlandklinkium – Waldfrieden 6.4 km 20–22 min
4 Preißelpöhl – Am Albertplatz – Tunnel – Neue Elsterbrücke – Vogtlandklinkium – Reusa 6.0 km 21–23 min
5 Südvorstadt – Neue Elsterbrücke – Tunnel – Am Albertplatz – Plamag 3.6 km 12–15 min
6 Waldfrieden – Vogtlandklinkium – Neue Elsterbrücke – Tunnel – Am Albertplatz – Oberer Bahnhof 7.6 km 22–27 min

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Bauer, Gerhard; Kuschinski, Norbert (1993). Die Straßenbahnen in Ostdeutschland [The Tramways in East Germany]. Band 1: Sachsen [Volume 1: Saxony]. Aachen, Germany: Schweers + Wall. ISBN 3921679796.  (German)
  • Schwandl, Robert (2012). Schwandl's Tram Atlas Deutschland (3rd ed.). Berlin: Robert Schwandl Verlag. pp. 114–115. ISBN 9783936573336.  (German) (English)

External links[edit]

Media related to Trams in Plauen at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 50°29′48″N 12°08′10″E / 50.49667°N 12.13611°E / 50.49667; 12.13611