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HEIDELBERG
 Baden-Württemberg . Germany

Heidelberg Tram Network

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Deutsch

 System

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

Tramway
- network length approx. 23.5 km + 6.5 km 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

 Photos
 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

 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

 

 

 


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