Trams in Nordhausen

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Nordhausen tramway network
Tram 101 in Nordhausen (Germany).jpg
Siemens Combino tram in Nordhausen, 2011.
LocaleNordhausen, Thuringia, Germany
Open1900 (1900)
Operator(s)Stadtwerke Nordhausen
Track gauge1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in) metre gauge
Propulsion system(s)Electricity
Nordhausen tramway network, 1999.
WebsiteStadtwerke Nordhausen GmbH (in German)

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

Opened in 1900, the network is currently operated by Stadtwerke Nordhausen, and has three lines, including one linking Nordhausen with nearby Ilfeld, running as a tram-train on the tracks belonging to the Harz Narrow Gauge Railways.


Since 2004, Nordhausen has had the following three tram lines:

Line Route Headway
1 Krankenhaus – Rathaus/Kornmarkt – Bahnhofsplatz Mon.-Fri.: 10 min
Sat.-Sun., holidays: 20 min
2 Parkallee – Landratsamt – Rathaus/Kornmarkt – Nordhausen Ost Mon.-Fri.: 10 min
Sat.-Sun., holidays: 20 min
10 Krankenhaus – Rathaus/Kornmarkt – Bahnhofsplatz – Niedersachswerfen Ost – Ilfeld Neanderklinik Mon.-Fri.: 60 min
Sat.-Sun., holidays: 120 min

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

External links[edit]

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Coordinates: 51°30′N 10°47′E / 51.500°N 10.783°E / 51.500; 10.783