Liberec–Jablonec tramway

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Liberec–Jablonec tramway
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A tramcar at Liberec Nová Ruda stop
Operation
Localebetween Liberec and Jablonec nad Nisou in the Czech Republic
Liberec–Jablonec tramway era: 1955 (1955)–present
Status Still operational
Routes 1
Track gauge 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in) metre gauge
Propulsion system(s) Electricity
Track length (total) 13 km (8.1 mi)
Tram track Liberec - Jablonec.png (Tramway line map)

The 12 km (7.5 mi) long tramway line between Liberec and Jablonec nad Nisou in the Czech Republic is an intercity transportation system connecting these cities.

Overview[edit]

Its construction started in 1947 and the line became operational on 1 January 1955. Its gauge is 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in) metre gauge, while most of other tramway lines built in Czechoslovakia at this time had 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge. The line is single track with some places upgraded to double track. Over the time the line was also upgraded for higher safety.

Future plans intend to replace this line with Tram-train.[1]

The other similar intercity tramway lines in the Czech Republic are Most-Litvínov, Ostrava-Kyjovice and Brno-Modřice.

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Czech) Infos at doprava.unas.cz Archived 2005-04-09 at the Wayback Machine

External links[edit]

Media related to Tram track Liberec - Jablonec at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 50°45′54″N 15°03′29″E / 50.765°N 15.058°E / 50.765; 15.058