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STOCKHOLM
 Sweden
Stockholm Tram Map

 

Stockholm Tunnelbana

 TRAM

Tram  Atlas NordeuropaStockholm (approx. 800.000, metropolitan area approx. 2 million). Stockholm also has an extensive tunnelbana system with a total length of 108 km (62 km are underground) with 100 stations, plus several light rail lines, among them the Tvärbana, which has some tram-like sections.

TRAM - Spårväg City

- opened 23 Aug 2010*
- 1 line: 7 Sergels torg - Waldemarsudde
- 1435 mm
- 3.5 km
- rolling stock: six Flexity Classic A34 vehicles (Bombardier)
- operator: AB Stockholms Spårvägar

* only 400 m newly-built, the rest uses the existing Djurgårdslinjen 7N, a vintage tram line, which now operates between Norrmalmstorg and Skansen.

 

 Photos
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Djurgårdslinjen Djurgårdslinjen Djurgårdslinjen Djurgårdslinjen
 LIGHT RAIL

Tram  Atlas Nordeuropa1) Tvärbanan (L22) - a new kind of semi-circular light rail line (modern tram), which opened in June 2000 from Gullmarsplan to Alvik (9.4 km). In 2002, it was extended towards the east to Hammarby Sjöstad and Sickla Udde on the eastern side of the Sickla canal (2.4 km). Eventually in 2013, it was extended from Alvik to Solna centrum (5.6 km, with an 800 m tunnel just north of Alvik), and to Solna railway station in 2014 (1 km). A northwestern branch to Kista and Helenelund is planned.

2) Nockebybanan (L12) - the last of the former rapid tram lines, now operated with modern rolling stock together with the Tvärbanan. Cross-platform interchange with Tunnelbana at Alvik.

3) Lidingöbanan (L21) - a single-track light rail line linking the southern part of Lidingö Island to Ropsten station - currently out-of-service for upgrading, will eventually be linked to Spårväg City.

 

 

 Photos
Tvärbana Tvärbana Tvärbana Nockebybana Nockebybana Tvärbana
Tvärbana Tvärbana
 Links

SL - Storstockholms Lokaltrafik (Official Site)

AB Stockholms Spårvägar

Djurgårdslinjen


Spårväg City at Wikipedia.se

Djurgårdslinjen at Wikipedia.se

Spårvägsmuseet (Tram Museum)

Rail News from Sweden (incl. Tunnelbana)

Read your webmaster's personal impressions on the different Stockholm urban rail systems (Aug 2013)

 

 Books

Robert Schwandl: Metros in Scandinavia. - 2004, 144 p., ISBN 3-936573-04-2

Metros in Scandinavia

 

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