TRAM TRAVELS

Ruhrbahn Essen

Operational

August 23, 1893 - July 14, 2017: Essener Verkehr (EVAG).

City: Essen (Germany).
Total route length: 67.8 km (42.1 miles).

Track gauge: 1000 mm (metre gauge).
Opened: August 23, 1893.
Closed: April 8, 1945 because of World War II.
Reopened: April 25, 1945.

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Tram museums in Essen

Museum Tram und Bus
Open regularly

Tram lines in operation

101Essen tram line 101
Operational

103Essen tram line 103
Operational

104Essen tram line 104
Operational

105Essen tram line 105: Frintrop - Rellinghausen
Operational

106Essen tram line 106
Operational

107Bochum tram line 107
Operational

108Essen tram line 108
Operational

109Essen tram line 109: Steele - Frohnhausen Breilsort
Operational

107Essen KulturLinie 107
Operational

105Essen NaturLinie 105
Operational

Discontinued tram lines

2Essen tram line 2: Bredeney - Altenessen Karlsplatz
Closed

18Essen regional line 18: Berliner Platz - Hauptbahnhof
Closed

108Essen regional line 108: Steele - Uhlenhorst
Closed

Essen tram line 10
Closed

Essen tram line 11
Closed

Essen tram line 12
Closed

Essen tram line 16
Closed

Essen tram line 17
Closed

Essen tram line 20
Closed

Essen tram line 22
Closed

Essen tram line 25
Closed

Essen tram line 26
Closed

Essen tram line 28
Closed

Essen tram line 32
Closed

Essen tram line 33
Closed

Essen tram line 35
Closed

Essen tram line 36
Closed

Essen tram line 37
Closed

Essen tram line 38
Closed

Essen tram line 915
Closed

Essen tram line 927
Closed

Ruhrbahn Essen stops

Altenessen Karlsplatz, Am Freistein, Bredeney, Essen Berliner Platz, Essen Hbf, Essen Süd. Steig 1, Frintrop, Frohnhausen Breilsort, Hanielstraße, Helenenstraße, Herzogstraße, Hollestraße, Kronenberg, Philippusstift, Rathaus Essen, Rellinghausen, Steele, and Wertstraße.


Ruhrbahn Essen depot

Betriebshof Stadtmitte, and Schwerriner Straße.


Ruhrbahn Essen route map

View the route map in high resolution. See the official route map.

Current trams in operation

Articulated tram: 1008, 1111, 1112, 1113, 1151, 1156, 1404, 1407, 5001, 5101.

Low-floor articulated tram: 1512, 1532, 1533.

Railcar: 524, 1535.

School tram: 640.

track repair machine: ?.

Former trams in operation

Articulated tram: 705, 1013, 1016, 1111, 1112, 1113, 1615, 1705, 1723, 1753, 5001, 5101.

Railcar: 1, 2, 15, 19, 113, 504, 517, 524, 554, 828, 839, 888, 901, 906, 1432, 1535.

School tram: 640.

Sidecar: 339, 420.

Steam powered railcar: 102.

Compania de Transport Public Arad (CTP)
Operational

Articulated tram: 00216.

Miejskie Przedsiębiorstwo Komunikacyjne w Krakowie (MPK Kraków)
Operational

Articulated tram: 3304.

Museum Tram und Bus
Open regularly

Articulated tram: 705, 1753.

Railcar: 888.

Wiesbadener Straßenbahn
Closed

Railcar: 554.

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Links

KulturLinie 107
By: Essener Verkehr.
Language: English, German.

NaturLinie 105
By: Essener Verkehr.
Language: English, German.

Ruhrbahn Essen
Language: German.

Verkersverbund Rhein-Ruhr (VRR)
Language: English, German.

See all links about trams in Essen.

Last updated: February 10, 2024.