THE GS TRAM SITE
CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES
24 Aug. 2015
Sacramento after the extension of the Blue line to Cosumnes River College.
MINNEAPOLIS - ST. PAUL
NORTHERN NEW JERSEY
SALT LAKE CITY
SEATTLE - TACOMA
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the GS Tram Site is supposed to show. In particular, it may show bridges and highways that were built later.
LIGHT RAIL ROUTES
Operator: Sacramento Regional Transit District
||Watt/I-80 – Marconi / Arcade – Downtown – Sacramento City College – Meadowview - Cosumnes River College
||7th & Richards – Downtown – 13th Street
||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
- Horse-trams: 20 Aug. 1870 - 1891 (?)
- Battery-operated trams: 1888
- Streetcars: 1891 - 4 Jan. 1947
- Light rail: 12 March 1987 - today.
- Simons, V. "Light rail's value in Gold Rush City", Tramways & Urban Transit, March 2013 (76: 903), p.93-97.
- Simons, V. "Sacramento developments", Tramways & Urban Transit, June 2017 (80: 954), p.229.
- Taplin, M.R. "The Sacramento Light Rail story", Modern Tramway & Light Rail Transit, Nov. 1987 (50: 599), p.376-381.
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