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SAARBRÜCKEN
 Saarland . Germany


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Deutsch
 System

Saarbrücken - approx. 180,000 inh., capital of the state of Saarland, on the French border.

Tramway (tram-train):
- line length approx. 43.5 km (14.5 km running on DB railway tracks between Römerkastell and Saargemünd/Sarreguemines in France)
- 1 line - S1
- 1435 mm gauge
- rolling stock: Bombardier Flexity Link - dual-voltage (750 V dc/15 kV / 16.7 Hz ac)

 

 History

1997: Trierer Straße - Römerkastell - Sarreguemines
1999: Trierer Straße - Cottbusser Platz
2000: Cottbusser Platz - Siedlerheim
2001: Siedlerheim - Riegelsberg Süd
26-09-2009: Riegelsberg Süd - Walpershofen-Etzenhofen
31-10-2011: Walpershofen-Etzenhofen - Heusweiler Markt
05-10-2014: Heusweiler Markt - Lebach-Jabach (10.5 km)

 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

SaarBahn

SaarVV (Verkehrsverbund)

 Other Links

Saarbahn at Wikipedia.de

 

 


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