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HALLE (Saale)
 Saxony-Anhalt . Germany

Halle (Saale) Tram Network Map © R. Schwandl

Deutsch
 System

Halle (Saale) - approx. 233,000 inh.; in the state of Saxony-Anhalt, 30 km west of Leipzig. Halle has a 20 km, U-shaped S-Bahn service (S7) on mainline tracks, with an underground station at Halle-Neustadt. Halle is linked to Leipzig via S-Bahn lines S3 and S5X.

Tramway
- network length approx. 53 km (+ approx. 21.5 km interurban line 5)
- 11 lines (in Halle) with basic 15-minute headway
- lines 9/10 are operated jointly
- south of Ammendorf, line 5 continues to Merseburg and Bad Dürrenberg (total length from Heide to Bad Dürrenberg 30.8 km) as an interurban tramway (every 30 minutes), line 15 only operates within Merseburg
- 1000 mm gauge
- rolling stock: modernised CKD Tatra T4D-C + B4D-C (trailers); DUEWAG/Siemens MGT6D (1996); Bombardier MGT-K (2004)

 Recent History

1999: Rennbahnkreuz - S-Bahnhof Neustadt
2000: S-Bahnhof Neustadt - Eselsmühle
2002: Eselsmühle - Göttinger Bogen
2003: Eselsmühle - Soltauer Straße
2003: Saline - Glauchaer Platz - Franckeplatz
2005: Riebeckplatz - Hauptbahnhof - Pfännerhöhe (diverted route)
2006: Franckeplatz - Leipziger Turm - Riebeckplatz
2007: Heide - Kröllwitz
15-07-2012: Fiete-Schulz-Str. - Büschdorf

 Photos

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 Books

Tram Atlas DeutschlandRobert Schwandl:

TRAM ATLAS DEUTSCHLAND 4.

- June 2016, Berlin, ISBN 978 3 836573 49 7.

- Detailed colour maps for more than 50 German tramway cities, illustrated with numerous photos - More details

Schnellbahnen in Deutschland/Metros in GermanyRobert Schwandl:

Schnellbahnen in Deutschland
Metros in Germany

U-Bahn - Stadtbahn - S-Bahn.

- April 2007, Berlin, ISBN 978 3 836573 18 3

- Anything you need to know about German metro and light rail systems, with detailed maps and hundreds of colour photos; 192 pages; Text German and English - More details

 Official Websites

Hallesche Verkehrs-AG

Mitteldeutscher Verkehrsverbund (MDV)

 Other Links

Straßenbahn Halle

Hallesche Straßenbahnfreunde e.V.

Hallesches Verkehrs AG at Wikipedia.de

Halle-Neustadt - Underground S-Bahn station


 

 


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