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BESANÇON

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30 Aug. 2014

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Besançon after the opening of its modern tramway.




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BESANÇON

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Besançon tram

Besançon tram map 2014




I created the above map by overlaying an OpenStreetMap (OSM) map with my own data. Copyright on the OSM map is © OpenStreetMap contributors, licensed under a CC-BY-SA (Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 licence).

Please note that the OSM map used as a template for this map corresponds to the situation at the time the map was downloaded and may show features that did not exist at the time the GS Tram Site is supposed to show. In particular, it may show bridges and highways that were built later.

TRAM ROUTE

Operator: Ginko

1 Hauts-du-Chazal - Micropolis - Rosemont - Chamars - République - Parc Micaud - Brûlefoin - Schweitzer - Lilas - Chalezeule
2 Hauts-du-Chazal - Micropolis - Rosemont - Chamars - République - Parc Micaud - Gare Viotte (Besançon Station)

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Tramway: 14.5 km.


HISTORY

  • Urban tramway (First generation, electric): 6 May 1896 - 24 Dec. 1952.
  • Urban tramway (Second generation): 30 Aug. 2014 - today.
  • Funicular (Funiculaire de Beauregard-Bregille): 24 Nov. 1912 - 12 March 1987

GAUGE

  • Tramway (first generation): 1000 mm.
  • Tramway (second generation): 1435 mm.
  • Funicular (Funiculaire de Beauregard-Bregille): 1050 mm.

SOURCES

PRINT

  • Pulling, N. "Systems Factfile No.107: Besançon, France", Tramways & Urban Transit, Sept. 2016 (79: 945), p.352-356.

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