Trams in Görlitz

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Görlitz tramway network
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Tatra KT4D-C no. 308 at Görlitz station, 2010.
Operation
Locale Görlitz, Saxony, Germany
Horsecar era: 1882 (1882)–1897 (1897)
Status Converted to electricity
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Propulsion system(s) Horses
Electric tram era: since 1897 (1897)
Status Operational
Operator(s)
Track gauge 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)
Propulsion system(s) Electricity
Electrification 600 V DC
Route length 11.8 km (7.3 mi)
Görlitz tramway network, November 2012.
Görlitz tramway network, November 2012.
Website Verkehrsgesellschaft Görlitz (in German)

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

Opened in 1882, the network has been operated since 1996 by Verkehrsgesellschaft Görlitz (de) (VGG).

Lines[edit]

As of 2013, the network had the following lines:[1]

Line Route Stops Journey time Headway (rush hour) Headway (evenings)
  •  2
  • Biesnitz/Landeskrone – Bahnhof – Demianiplatz – Alexander-Bolze-Hof – Königshufen Am Wiesengrund 17 24/25 min 20 min -
  •  3
  • Weinhübel – Bahnhof – Demianiplatz – Alexander-Bolze-Hof – Königshufen Am Marktkauf / (– Königshufen Am Wiesengrund) (the Königshufen termini alternate in the evenings) 17 24/25 min 20 min 30 min

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    References[edit]

    Notes[edit]

    1. ^ "Linien-Übersicht". VGG website (in German). Verkehrsgesellschaft Görlitz. Retrieved 27 December 2013.  External link in |work= (help)

    Bibliography[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.  (in German)
    • Schwandl, Robert (2012). Schwandl's Tram Atlas Deutschland (in German and English) (3rd ed.). Berlin: Robert Schwandl Verlag. p. 66. ISBN 9783936573336. 

    External links[edit]

    Media related to Trams in Görlitz at Wikimedia Commons

    Coordinates: 51°09′11″N 14°59′12″E / 51.15306°N 14.98667°E / 51.15306; 14.98667