Basel extra line 17

City: Basel (Switzerland).
Route 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.
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.
Museum line: 7.
Party line: Mode-Express.

The line is operated by

Baselland Transport (BLT)

Final destinations

Ettingen Bahnhof
Wiesenplatz


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

Basel extra line 17 the old terminus Basel (1980)
Photographer: Henrik Boye.
Date: May 1980.
Basel extra line 17 on Binninserstrasse (1980)

Basel extra line 17 on 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)
User: Horst Honig.
Language: German.
Date: 2007.

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

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

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

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See also

Photos from Baselland Transport (BLT)
Line: Basel tram line 3
Links about trams in Basel
Museum: Restauranttram Dante Schuggi
Company: Basler Verkehrs-Betriebe (BVB)
Videos about trams in Basel

Last updated: September 14, 2021.

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