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Nice tram map 1925

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Nice 1925 tram map




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ABBREVIATION ON THE MAP

TRAM ROUTES

NICE

Operator: Tramway de Nice et du Littoral (TNL)


RHP Rue de l'Hôtel des Postes      
  1 Port de Nice - Place Garibaldi - Place Masséna - Av. de la Victoire - Gare PLM - Place Gambetta - St. Maurice - St. Sylvestre
  2 Port de Nice - Place Garibaldi - Place Masséna - Av. de la Victoire - Gare PLM - Place Gambetta - St. Maurice
  3 Riquier - Port de Nice - Place Garibaldi - Place Masséna - Av. de la Victoire - Gare PLM - Av. Thiers - Blvd. Tzarevitch
  4 Passage à niveau - Blvd. Gambetta - Av. Thiers - Gare PLM - Av. de la Victoire - Place Masséna - Place Garibaldi - Route de Turin - Nice Est
  5 Passage à niveau - Blvd. Gambetta - Av. Thiers - Gare PLM - Av. de la Victoire - Place Masséna - Place Garibaldi - Route de Turin - Nice Est
  6 Dépôt Ste. Agathe - Place Garibaldi - Place Masséna - Av. de la Victoire - Gare PLM - Place Gambetta - Passage à niveau - Blvd. Gambetta - Rue de France - Place Masséna - Place Garibaldi - Dépôt Ste. Agathe [Loop route, counterclockwise]
  7 Dépôt Ste. Agathe - Place Garibaldi - Place Masséna - Rue de France - Blvd. Gambetta - Passage à niveau - Place Gambetta - Gare PLM - Av. de la Victoire - Place Masséna - Place Garibaldi - Dépôt Ste. Agathe [Loop route, clockwise]
  8 Passage à niveau - Blvd. Gambetta - Av. Thiers - Gare PLM - Av. de la Victoire - Place Masséna - Place Garibaldi - Route de Turin - Nice Est
  9 Place Masséna - Rue de France - St. Laurent du Var (Est)
10 Place Masséna - Rue de France - St. Laurent du Var (Ouest)
11 Place Masséna - Rue de France - Blvd. de la Madeleine - La Madeleine
12 Rue Barla - Rue de Lepante - Av. Thiers - Blvd. Gambetta - Rue de France - St. Laurent du Var - Cagnes
14 Place Masséna - R. Gioffredo - Ave. du Maréchal Lyautey - St André de la Roche
15 Rue de l'Hôtel des Postes - Cimiez
20 Place Masséna - R. Gioffredo - Place Garibaldi - Port de Nice - Villefranche
21 Place Masséna - R. Gioffredo - Place Garibaldi - Port de Nice - Villefranche - Beaulieu
22 Place Masséna - R. Gioffredo - Place Garibaldi - Port de Nice - Villefranche - St.Jean – Cap Ferrat
24 Place Masséna - R. Gioffredo - Place Garibaldi - Port de Nice - Villefranche - Beaulieu - Èze - Cap d’Ail - Monte-Carlo
26 Place Garibaldi - Route de Turin - Nice Est - La Trinité
27 Place Garibaldi - Route de Turin - Nice Est - La Trinité - Drap - Contes - Bendejun
28 Place Garibaldi - Route de Turin - Nice Est - La Trinité - Drap - Peillon - Grave de Peille
30 Place Garibaldi - Ave. du Maréchal Lyautey - St André de la Roche - Levens
32 Place Masséna - Rue de France - St. Laurent du Var - Cagnes
33 Place Masséna - Rue de France - St. Laurent du Var - Cagnes - Antibes
34 Antibes - Cap d'Antibes
41 Monte-Carlo - Monaco Ville
43 Monte-Carlo - Cap Martin - Menton - Italian frontier
46 Menton - Castillon - Sospel

I have not been able to determine the exact location of the terminus of lines 4, 5 and 8 in "Nice Est". I placed he western terminus of line 12 in Cagnes - in fact, it could have been anywhere all the way to Antibes.

CANNES

Operator: Compagnie des Tramways de Cannes (CTC)


   Mandelieu - La Bocca - Cannes - Golfe Juan - Antibes
   Cannes - Le Cannet
   Golfe Juan - Vallauris
   Cannes - Mougens - Mouans-Sartoux - Grasse

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Tramway (Cannes): 38 km.
  • Tramway (Nice): 144 km.


HISTORY

  • Urban tramway (Cannes): 25 Feb. 1899 - 11 May 1933.
  • Urban tramway (Nice, first generation): (horse-drawn): 28 Feb. 1878 - 3 Nov. 1902; (electric): 13 Jan. 1900 - 30 Jan. 1953.
  • Urban tramway (Nice, second generation): 24 Nov. 2007 - today.

GAUGE

  • Tramway (Nice and Cannes, first generation): 1000 mm.
  • Tramway (second generation): 1435 mm.

SOURCES

PRINT

  • Courant, R. Le temps des tramways Menton: Éditions du Cabri, 1982.
  • Robert, J. Les tramways de Nice et de la Côte d'Azur Neuilly-sur-Seine: Editeur Jean Robert, 1988.

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