THE GS TRAM SITE

MARSEILLE

FRANCE

flag.fra

1955




FRANCE

BORDEAUX

LE HAVRE

LYON

MARSEILLE

NANTES

NICE

PARIS

STRASBOURG

TOULOUSE


GS Web Site Home


Marseille old trams photo


Marseille tram map 1955


INSET: CENTRAL MARSEILLE

Marseille 1955 tram map




I created the above maps by overlaying OpenStreetMap (OSM) maps with my own data. Copyright on the OSM maps 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 these maps 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 ROUTES

Operator: Régie autonome des transports de la ville de Marseille (RATVM)

  1 Cours Thierry - Cinq Avenues - Longchamps - Les Chartreux - St. Just - La Rose - Plan de Cuques - La Bourdonnière
  4 Cours Thierry - Cinq Avenues - Longchamps - Les Chartreux - St. Just - La Rose - Les Olives
  5 Cours Thierry - Cinq Avenues - Longchamps - Les Chartreux - St. Just - Château-Gombert
  7 La Bourse - La Canebière - Cinq Avenues - Bd. de la Blancarde - St. Julien - Les Trois Lucs
11 Cours Thierry - Cinq Avenues - Longchamps - Les Chartreux - St. Just - La Rose - Allauch
12 Noailles - Place Jean Jaurès - La Blancarde - St. Pierre - St. Menet - Les Camoins
15 Bd. Dugommier - Bd. Lieutaud - Av. de Toulon - Av. de la Capelette - St. Loup - La Barasse
18 Bd. Dugommier - Bd. Lieutaud - Av. de Toulon - Av. de la Capelette - St. Loup
19 Préfecture - Place Castellane - Av. du Prado - La Madrague
22 Préfecture - Place Castellane - Av. du Prado - Bd. Michelet - Mazargues
23 Préfecture - Place Castellane - Av. du Prado - Av. de Mazargues - Mazargues
24 Préfecture - Place Castellane - Le Rouet - Ste. Marguerite Dromel - Le Redon
31 Cours Thierry - Bd. National - Belle de Mai - Bd. Burel - Ch. de Ste-Marthe - Ste. Marthe - St.Joseph
33 Cours Thierry - Bd. National - Belle de Mai - Bd. Burel - St.Barthélémy
34 Cours Thierry - Bd. National - Belle de Mai - Bd. Burel - St.Barthélémy - Le Merlan
35 Pl.Carnot - La Joliette - Bd. de Paris - Bassin d'Arenc - La Madrague - L’Estaque plage
36 Pl.Carnot - La Joliette - Bd. de Paris - Bassin d'Arenc - La Madrague - L’Estaque gare
40 Noailles - Place Jean Jaurès - La Blancarde - St. Pierre - St. Menet - Aubagne
68 Noailles - Place Jean Jaurès - La Blancarde - St. Pierre

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Tramway: ? km.


HISTORY

  • Horse tramway: 21 Jan. 1876 - 1903?
  • Steam tramway: 1891 - 1904.
  • Urban electric tramway (Marseille): May 1892 - today.
  • Interurban electric tramway: 13 Aug. 1903 - 1948.
  • Electric tramway (Aubagne): 1 Sept. 2014 - today
  • Métro: 26 Nov. 1977 - today.

GAUGE

  • Tramways (horse trams and first-generation electric): 1430 mm.
  • Tramways (second-generation electric and Aubagne): 1435 mm.
  • Metro: 1435 mm.

SOURCES

PRINT

  • Jackson, A.A. "The tramways of Marseille", The Modern Tramway, June 1950 (13: 150), p.134-139.
  • Laupiès, J. & Martin, J. Les tramways de Marseille ont cent ans Marseille: P. Tacussel, 1990.
  • Malterre, P. "The tramways of Marseille today", Modern Tramway & Light Railway Review, May 1963 (26: 305), p.160-163.
  • Pulling, N. "Systems Factfile No.41 - Marseille, France", Tramways & Urban Transit, Feb. 2011 (74: 878), p.59-62.
  • Wansbeek, C.J. "Light rail the key to mobility in Marseille", Tramways & Urban Transit, Dec. 1999 (62: 744), p.455-458.
  • Wansbeek, C.J. "Marseille - Two new tramlines, another French light rail triumph", Tramways & Urban Transit, Oct. 2007 (70: 838), p.377-380.

WIKIS

WEB SITES


Hit count for the GS Tram Site:

Valid HTML 4.01!


Copyright Gabor Sandi 1998-2014

To get in touch with the webmaster, send an e-mail to g_sandi@hotmail.com

Flags on this site are from the FOTW Flags Of The World website.