[ UrbanRail.Net ]     [ Europe ] [ Americas ] [ Asia ] [ Africa ] [ Oceania ]     [ News ] [ Books ] [ Links ]

HEIDELBERG
 Baden-Württemberg . Germany

Heidelberg Tram Network

Click on map to view entire Rhein-Neckar area!

 HEIDELBERG

Heidelberg (145,000 inh.) is part of the Rhein-Neckar fare system, which also includes the cities of Mannheim and Ludwigshafen.

Tramway (operated by RNV)
- network length approx. 24.5 km + 6.5 km ex-OEG (line 5) within the Heidelberg city boundaries;
- 5 lines (21, 22, 23, 24, 26);
- interurban line 5 (OEG Mannheim - Heidelberg - Weinheim - Mannheim) shares urban tram routes within Heidelberg
- 1000 mm gauge
- rolling stock: GT6 (1973); DUEWAG M8C (1985); DUEWAG MGT6D (low-floor, 1995); Bombardier Variotram (low-floor, 2003-2007)

Since Dec. 2003, the Rhein-Neckar area has been served by the so-called S-Bahn Rhein-Neckar, which runs on mainline DB tracks, with a train every 15 minutes between Ludwigshafen and Heidelberg via Mannheim.

 Recent History

1988: Bunsen-Gymnasium - Technologiepark
1995: Technologiepark- Handschuhsheim Bahnhof OEG
2006: Stadtbücherei - Kirchheim
09-12-2018: Gadamerplatz - Montpellierbrücke

 Photos

Heidelberg tram Heidelberg tram

Heidelberg tram Heidelberg tram Heidelberg tram

Heidelberg tram Heidelberg tram Heidelberg tram Heidelberg tram Heidelberg tram Heidelberg tram Heidelberg tram Heidelberg tram Heidelberg tram Heidelberg tram
 Our books about Urban Rail in Germany

Tram Atlas DeutschlandRobert Schwandl:

TRAM ATLAS DEUTSCHLAND 5

- July 2019, Berlin, ISBN 978 3 836573 60 2

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

- Text German and English

- More details

Schnellbahnen in Deutschland/Metros in GermanyRobert Schwandl:

U-Bahnen in Deutschland

+ U-Stadtbahnen

- Feb 2019, Berlin, ISBN 978 3 836573 57 2

- Anything you need to know about German metro and light rail systems with underground sections, with detailed maps and hundreds of colour photos; 160 pages; Text German and English - More details

 Links

RNV Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr GmbH

VRN (Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Neckar) (fare system)

MVV (Mannheimer Verkehrsbetriebe) incl. OEG (Oberrheinische Eisenbahn)

Tram Projects


Bahnfreunde Rhein-Neckar-Pfalz

Nahverkehr in Heidelberg at Wikipedia.de

Bergbahn Heidelberg

Historische Straßenbahn Heidelberg

 

 


2008 © UrbanRail.Net by Robert Schwandl.