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BASEL
 Switzerland

Basel Tram Network © R. Schwandl

 System

Basel (170,000 inh.; 400,000 inh. in metropolitan area)

Tramway
- urban network operated by BVB (green trams); interurban lines 10, 11 and 17 operated by BLT (yellow trams)
- 1000 mm gauge
- network length 85.5 km
- 10 lines
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rolling stock: Schindler & Duewag high-floor trams; BVB: Combino (Siemens); BLT: Tango (Stadler)

- Cross-border extension to Weil am Rhein in Germany opened 14-12-2014 (2.5 km)

- 3.4 km cross-border extension to Saint-Louis in France under construction (> 12/2017) [Project Website] - possible later extension to Basel-Mulhouse Airport

 Photos

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 Official Websites

BVB

BLT

TNW (Tarifverbund Nordwestschweiz)

Tram Projects

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.

 Other Links

Basel Tram at Wikipedia

Tramclub Basel


 

 

 


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