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CHEMNITZ
 Saxony . Germany

Chemnitz Tram Network 2008 © R. Schwandl

Deutsch
 System

Chemnitz - approx. 245,000 inh. (1953-1990 Karl-Marx-Stadt); in the state of Saxony.

Tramway
- network length approx. 30.5 km
- 5 urban lines + 4 "City-Bahn" lines (C11 tram-train on 16.3 km route from Altchemnitz to Stollberg; shares tracks with urban tramway between Hauptbahnhof and Altchemnitz)
- 1435 mm gauge
- rolling stock: modernised TATRA T3D; low-floor Variotrams; Vossloh Citylink on C13-C15

 Recent History

1972 Annenstraße – Wartburgstraße
1973 Wartburgstraße – Bernsdorf
1976 Brückenstraße – Gablenzplatz
1977 Gablenzplatz – Gablenz
1979 Schule Altchemnitz – Morgenleite
1982 Morgenleite – Hutholz
1988 Falkeplatz – Schönau
2001 Goetheplatz - Am Flughafen
2002 Altchemnitz - Stollberg (City-Bahn on Würschnitztalbahn)
2004 Falkeplatz - Goetheplatz
15-02-2013: Theaterplatz - Hauptbahnhof (new stop inside railway station)
16-06-2014: Hauptbahnhof - full loop (line 4 clockwise, lines 6/522 anti-clockwise)
02-05-2017: Bernsbachplatz - Stadlerplatz (temporary terminus for City-Bahn lines C13-C15)
10-12-2017: Stadlerplatz - Technopark
(1.5 km; introduction of new line 3)

 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

 

 Official Websites

CVAG - Chemnitzer Verkehrs-Aktiengesellschaft

City-Bahn Chemnitz

VMS - Verkehrsverbund Mittelsachsen

 Other Links

Stadtbahn Chemnitz at Wikipedia.de

Straßenbahnfreunde Chemnitz e.V.

 


 

 

 


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