THE GS TRAM SITE

SINGAPORE

STRAITS SETTLEMENTS (BRITISH)

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1926




SINGAPORE


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Singapore tram map 1926

ROUTES

Operator: Singapore Electric Tramways.

ROUTES

Route numbers are mostly indicative, and were not used on the trams themselves.

  1 Keppel Harbour - Tanjong Pagar - Johnston's Quay - Tank Road
  2 Tanjong Pagar - South Bridge Rd. - North Bridge Rd. - Kallang Rd. - Geylang
  3 Kallang Rd. - Lavender St. - Rumah Miskin
  4 Raffles Hotel - Rumah Miskin - Paya Lebar


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Trams: 25 km.


HISTORY

  • Steam trams: 3 May 1886 - 1 June 1894
  • Electric trams: 25 July 1905 - 4 Sept. 1927
  • Underground (Mass Rapid Transit Rail [MRT]): 7 Nov. 1987 - today.
  • Light Rapid Transit (LRT) [automated]: 6 Nov. 1999 - today.
  • Monorail (Sentosa Express): 15 Jan. 2007 - today.

GAUGE

  • Steam & electric trams: 1000 mm.
  • MRT/LRT: 1435 mm.

SOURCES

PRINT

  • York, F. W, & Phillips, A. R. Singapore: A history of its trams, trolleybuses and buses - Vol.1: 1880's to 1960. Croydon (England): DTS Publishing, 1996
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