Basel extra line 17

City: Basel (Switzerland).
Track length: 12.3 km (7.6 miles).
Driving time: 35 min.

Track gauge: 1000 mm (metre gauge).
Opened: 1914.
Closed: 1914.
Reopened: January 1, 1975.

Existing tram lines in Basel

Tram line: N10, N11, N14, N6, 1, 2, 3, 6, 8, 10, 11, 14, 15 and 16.
Extra line: E11, 17 and 21.
Museum line: 7.
Restaurant line.

Disused tram lines in Basel

Tram line: 4, 5, 7, 9, 12, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24, 25 and 26.
Extra line: 14E.
Party line: Mode-Express.

The line is operated by

Baselland Transport (BLT)

Final destinations

Ettingen Bahnhof
Wiesenplatz


Birsigtalbahn anno dazumals (1975) in blau/weiss
Photographer: alduro67.
Language: German.
Date: 1975 to 1975.
Basel railcar 12 on extra line 17 the old final destination i Basel (1980)
Basel extra line 17 the old final destination i Basel (1980)

Basel extra line 17 the old final destination i Basel (1980)
Photographer: Henrik Boye.
Date: May 1980.
Basel extra line 17 on the road Binninserstrasse (1980)

Basel extra line 17 on the road Binninserstrasse (1980)
Photographer: Henrik Boye.
Date: May 1980.
Basel articulated tram 249 on extra line 17 near Ettingen (1985)

Basel articulated tram 249 on extra line 17 near Ettingen (1985)
Photographer: U. Schachenmann.
Publisher: Trämli-Impress.
Date: July 20, 1985.
Basel articulated tram 256 on extra line 17 at the stop Heuwaage (2006)

Tram Basel - Bahnen in der Innenstadt (2007) (HD)
Photographer: Horst Honig.
Language: German.
Date: 2007.

BLT Basel - Linie 17 [Ettingen - Wiesenplatz]
Photographer: Dante Schuggi.
Language: German.
Date: August 26, 2013.

Tram Basel Teil #25 [HD+] [Surbaum-Rodersdorf-Ettingen-Känelmatt]
Photographer: 200er Serie.
Language: German.
Date: August 30, 2013.

Awesome Basel cross border tram
Photographer: Beno.
Language: German.
Date: June 23, 2018.

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See also

Photos from Baselland Transport (BLT)
Line: Basel tram line 8
Links about trams in Basel
Museum: Tram-Museum Basel (TMB)
Company: Baselland Transport (BLT)
Videos about trams in Basel

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