THE GS TRAM SITE

SACRAMENTO

CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES

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LIGHT RAIL ROUTES

Operator: Sacramento Regional Transit District

B Blue Line Watt/I-80 – Marconi Arcade – Downtown – Sacramento City College – Meadowview
G Green Line 7th & Richards – Downtown – 13th Street
Gd Gold Line Sacramento Valley Rail Station – Downtown – College Greens – Rancho Cordova – Sunrise – Folsom

Note: Route designations by letter are not used by the operator.



CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Light rail lines: 63 km.


HISTORY

  • Horse-trams: 20 Aug. 1870 - 1891 (?)
  • Battery-operated trams: 1888
  • Streetcars: 1891 - 4 Jan. 1947
  • Light rail: 12 March 1987 - today.

GAUGE

  • Light rail: 1435 mm.

SOURCES

PRINT

  • Simons, V. "Light rail's value in Gold Rush City", Tramways & Urban Transit, March 2013 (76: 903), p.93-97.
  • Taplin, M.R. "The Sacramento Light Rail story", Modern Tramway & Light Rail Transit, Nov. 1987 (50: 599), p.376-381.

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