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Geneva, Switzerland

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Stadler "Tango" tram no. 1804 on route 12 on the Rue Ancienne near Carouge. Photo by David Pirmann, July 2012.

Overview

Once the largest tramway in Europe, the tramway network contracted to one line by 1960 and since then some new lines have been restored or constructed, resulting in the current three line system.

  • 12: Palettes / Moillesulaz via Bachet-de-Pesay
  • 14: P+R Bernex / CERN or Meyrin-Gravière
  • 15: Palettes / Nations via Acacias

Junctions at Stand, Bel-Air, and Plainpalais allow routing of trams from one outer branch to another. It appears that as recently as 2007, six different routings were offered from outer terminal through the center city to some other outer terminal but as of May 2012, the official map shows only the above three routes. The Association Genevoise du Musée des Tramways operates a tourist tram service on the first Sunday of each month.

Map

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Map by Maximilian Dörrbecker (WikiMedia). This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.

Roster

Numbers Model/Manufacturer Year Built
801-852 Duewag-Vevey 1984-1988
861-881 Bombardier "Flexity Cityrunner" 2004-2005
1801-1832 Stadler "Tango" 2011-2014


Photo Gallery

Five Random Images

Image 53716

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Photo by: Herman R. Silbiger
Location: Molard

Image 59393

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Photo by: Thierry Leleu
Location: Carouge

Image 135105

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Photo by: Bernard Chatreau
Location: Molard

Image 135703

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Photo by: David Pirmann
Location: Gare Cornavin

Image 135709

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Photo by: David Pirmann
Location: Plainpalais
     


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Links

Official site.

Detailed track maps.

Association Genevoise du Musée des Tramways - Geneva Tram Museum









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