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9 Sept. 2016

The newly introduced second-generation Cincinnati streetcar line.

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STREETCAR ROUTE

Operator: Go Metro

CBC Cincinnati Bell Connector Henry St. - Race St. - Central Pkw. - Walnut St. - 2nd St. - Main St. - 12th St. - Elm St. - Henry St. [One-way loop]


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Streetcar line: 5.8 km. (One-way loop)


HISTORY

  • Horse-drawn streetcars: 14 Sept. 1859 - 1904.
  • Electric streetcars (1st generation; dual wiring): 1888 - 29 Apr. 1951.
  • Electric streetcars (2nd generation): 9 Sept. 2016 - today.
  • Interurbans: 1873 - 1943.
  • "Steam dummies" (Steam-operated streetcars): 1860 - 1897
  • Cable cars: 17 July 1885 - 9 June 1902.
  • "Inclined railways" (funiculars carrying streetcars between different levels; powered at first by steam, later by electricity): 1872 - 1948.

GAUGE

  • Horse-drawn streetcars: 1588 mm.
  • Streetcars (1st generation): 1588 mm.
  • Streetcars (2nd generation): 1435 mm.
  • Interurbans: 1435 mm., 1588 mm.

SOURCES

PRINT

  • Pence, H. "At last, Cincinnati gets its metals", Tramways & Urban Transit, June 2013 (76: 906), p.256-258.
  • Pence, H. & Retallick H. "Re-connecting Cincinnati", Tramways & Urban Transit, Nov. 2016 (79: 947), p.421-425.

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