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DARMSTADT
 Hessen . Germany

Darmstadt Straßenbahn
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Deutsch
 System

Darmstadt - approx. 142,000 inh., in the south of the state of Hessen, linked to Frankfurt (26 km) by S-Bahn line S3.

Tramway
- network length approx. 40 km (including 8.5 km interurban section between Eberstadt/Frankenstein and Alsbach)
- opened 1886 as steam tramway, electrified from 1897
- 9 lines (some operating at certain times only)
- 1000 mm gauge
- rolling stock: ST 12 (1991, Waggon-Union/AEG); ST 13 (1998, LHB/Adtranz); ST 14 (2007, Alstom-LHB/Bombardier)

 Recent History

1979: Jugenheim - Alsbach/Beuneweg
2003: Rhönring - Kranichstein Bahnhof
2008: Alsbach/Beuneweg - Alsbach/Melibokusschule
07-08-2011: Löwenplatz - Arheilgen/Dreieichweg

 Photos
   
 Books

Tram Atlas DeutschlandRobert Schwandl:

TRAM ATLAS DEUTSCHLAND 4

- Summer 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

DADINA - Darmstadt-Dieburger Nahverkehrsgesellschaft

HEAG Mobilo

Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund (RMV)

Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Neckar (VRN)

 Other Links

Nahverkehr in Darmstadt at Wikipedia.de

Straßenbahn Darmstadt by Holger Kötting

 

 


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