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U-Bahn Wien

 TRAM

Vienna Tram Logo Wiener Straßenbahn-LogoWien (Vienna - capital of Austria - 1.7 million inh.) boasts one of the world's largest tram networks, plus the "Badner Bahn", a light rail line operated by Wiener Lokalbahnen which shares tram tracks between Philadelphiabrücke and Kärntner Ring/Oper.

Tramway

- 1435 mm gauge
- network length ~ 168 km
- 29 lines
- rolling stock: older high-floor trams E1 ((Lohner/SGP) and E2 (SGP/Bombardier) with trailers c3, c4, c5; low-floor "ULF" types A (24 m) and B (35 m) (Siemens)

There is an underground tram section between Südtiroler Platz and Eichenstraße on tram route 18, which connects the two main railway stations (Südbahnhof and Westbahnhof), with a short branch below Wiedner Hauptstraße (lines 1, 62 and WLB), and a southern ramp at Matzleinsdorfer Platz (lines 1 and 6). Part of the tunnel is also used by tram routes 1, 6, 62 and WLB (Badner Bahn). The underground tram system includes a total of 6 stations, Südtiroler Platz, Blechturmgasse, Kliebergasse, Matzleinsdorfer Platz, Eichenstraße and Laurenzgasse.

 Recent History

22 Dec 2012: Josef-Baumann-Gasse - Kagran (Line 25 - 0.9 km)
05 Oct 2013: Kagraner Platz - Hausfeldstraße (Line 26 - 4.6 km)

28 Feb 2014: [X] Alaudagasse - Oberlaa taken out of service due to U1 extension (Line 67: -2.4 km)

 Links

Wiener Linien (Official Site)

Verkehrsverbund Ostregion (VOR - tariffs and timetables)

Wiener Lokalbahnen (Badner Bahn - Light Rail)


Vienna Tramway by André Loop (incl. many U-Bahn photos)

Wiener Linienpläne Online

Wolfgang Auer's Vienna Tramway page

Newsgroup (Verkehr in Österreich)

FanPage der Wiener Linien by Gerardo Valido Gonzalez

Straßenbahnjournal

Public-Transport.at by Steve Stipsits

BLOG: Your webmaster's personal impressions on the Vienna transport system (April 2014)

 Photos - Underground Tram

 Books

Robert Schwandl: WIEN U-BAHN ALBUM. Urban Rail in Vienna. Oct. 2006, Robert Schwandl Verlag, ISBN 3-936573-14-X (More details)

Wien U-Bahn Album - Urban Rail in Vienna

 

Tram Atlas Schweiz & Österreich Robert Schwandl:

   TRAM ATLAS SCHWEIZ & ÖSTERREICH

 Dec. 2010, Robert Schwandl Verlag, ISBN 3-936573-27-5 (More info) > NEW EDITION Summer 2014!

Detailed geographically correct maps of all Swiss and Austrian tram and trolleybus systems, illustrated with numerous colour photos and enhanced with basic data about routes, lines, rolling stock, etc.

Wolfgang Kaiser: Die Wiener Straßenbahnen. Vom "Hutscherl" bis zum "Ulf". - Nov. 2004, 160 p., GeraMond, ISBN 3765471895

 

 

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