Trams in Kiel

Kiel tramway network
Kieler Straßenbahn DÜWAG Tw 241.jpg
DÜWAG tram no. 241 in Kiel, March 1974.
Operation
LocaleKiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Horsecar era: 1881 (1881)–1896 (1896)
Status Closed
Operator(s) Allgemeine Lokalbahn- und Kraftwerke AG (ALOKA)
Track gauge 1,100 mm (3 ft 7+516 in)
Propulsion system(s) horses
Electric tram era: 1896 (1896)–1985 (1985)
Status Closed
Operator(s) Allgemeine Lokalbahn- und Kraftwerke AG (ALOKA)
(1896–1942)
Kieler Verkehrs-AG (KVAG)
(1942–1985)
Track gauge 1,100 mm (3 ft 7+516 in)
Propulsion system(s) Electricity
Electrification *** V DC wire

The Kiel tramway network (German: Straßenbahnnetz Kiel) once formed part of the public transport system in Kiel, now in the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Opened in 1881, the network lasted until 1985. Kiel tramway was the last tram system in Schleswig-Holstein.

See also

References

Further reading

  • Bock, Bruno (1985). Geliebte, ungeliebte Kieler Straßenbahn [Beloved, Unloved Kiel Tramway] (in German). Herford: Koehlers Verlagsgesellschaft. ISBN 3-7822-0366-6.
  • Mausolf, Andreas (1990). Die Straßenbahn in Kiel [The Tramway in Kiel] (in German). Aachen: Schweers + Wall. ISBN 3-921679-49-4.

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Coordinates: 54°19′31″N 10°08′26″E / 54.32528°N 10.14056°E / 54.32528; 10.14056