Trams in Malmö

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Malmö tramway
Museispårvagn nr 100, Malmö.jpg
car 100
Info
LocaleMalmö, Sweden
Transit typeTram
Number of lines1
Number of stations6
Operation
Began operation1887 (horse car)
1906 (electric trams)
Technical
System length2 km (1.2 mi)
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)

The Malmö tramway is a former tramway network in the city Malmö of Sweden. It remains a network about 2 km as a historic line.

History[change | change source]

The Malmö tramay existed between 1887 and 1973. It started service as a horse car. The horse cars had been replaced by electric trams since 1906. The last electric tram has been replaced by bus in 1973.

Lines[change | change source]

  • line 1 (red) from 1907 till 1967
  • line 2 (blue) from 1907 till 1940
  • line 3 (white) from 1906 till 1964
  • line 4 (yellow) from 1907 till 1973
  • line 5 from 1915 till 1928
  • line 6 from 1916 till 1919 and from 1924 till 1949
  • line 7 from 1918 till 1949
  • line 8 from 1928 till 1930

Cars[change | change source]

Originally the service had been provided by two-axle motor cars. From 1949, they had been replace by newer ones.

Museum Line[change | change source]

At a length of 2 km, there still remains a line for historical purpose, it starts at Malmöhus and ends at the museum.

Literature[change | change source]

  • Andersson, Per Gunnar; Forsberg, Anders; (2006); Malmö elektriska spårväg 100 år; Stockholm: Trafiknostalgiska Förlaget

Other websites[change | change source]