THE GS TRAM SITE

SALT LAKE CITY

UTAH, UNITED STATES

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7 Aug. 2011

The Salt Lake City LRT network after the opening of extensions to West Valley and Mid Jordan.




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LIGHT RAIL ROUTES

Operator: UTA (Utah Transit Authority)

TRAX

701 SLC / Sandy Line (Blue Line) Sandy Civic Center - Fashion Place West - Murray Central - Meadowbrook - Central Pointe - Courthouse - City Center - Salt Lake Central Station
703 Mid Jordan / University Line (Red Line) Daybreak Parkway - West Jordan City Center - Fashion Place West - Murray Central - Meadowbrook - Central Pointe - Courthouse - Library - Stadium - University Medical Center
704 West Valley Line (Green Line) West Valley - Redwood - Central Pointe - Courthouse - City Center - Salt Lake Central Station

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • LRT lines: 57 km.


HISTORY

  • Streetcars (first-generation): (horse-powered) 24 June 1872 - ?; (electric) 8 Aug. 1889 - 19 Aug. 1945
  • Streetcars (second-generation): 7 Dec. 2013 - today.
  • Light rail: 4 Dec. 1999 - today.

GAUGE

  • First-generation streetcars: ? mm.
  • Second-generation steetcars: 1435 mm.
  • LRT: 1435 mm.

SOURCES

PRINT

  • Mac Sebree, B. "Salt Lake City - Trams for the Olympics", Tramways & Urban Transit, Nov. 1998 (61: 731), p.420-423.
  • Simons, V. "Salt Lake City update - Where Sugar meets Salt for Utah LRT", Tramways & Urban Transit, Sept. 2014 (77: 921), p.396.
  • Vigrass, J.W. "Salt Lake City: TRAX is US's newest light rail line", Tramways & Urban Transit, March 2001 (63: 759), p.93-95.
  • Vigrass, J.W. "Salt Lake City: US's newest light rail line", Tramways & Urban Transit, Feb. 2001 (63: 758), p.56-58.
  • Vigrass, J.W. "TRAX: US's newest light rail network", Tramways & Urban Transit, Apr. 2001 (63: 760), p.138-139.

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