Basel tram line 2

City: Basel (Switzerland).
Route length: 9.3 km (5.8 miles).
Driving time: 31 min.

Track gauge: 1000 mm (metre gauge).
Opened: April 14, 1897.

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

Basler Verkehrs-Betriebe (BVB)

Final destinations

Binningen Kronenplatz
Eglisee
Riehen, Fondation Beyeler

Basel railcar 414 on tram line 2 in the square Centralbahnplatz (1988)

Basel railcar 414 on tram line 2 in the square Centralbahnplatz (1988)
Photographer: D. Madörin.
Publisher: Ernst B. Leutwiler Verlag.
Date: July 26, 1988.
Basel railcar 443 on tram line 2 near Binningen (1992)

Basel railcar 443 on tram line 2 near Binningen (1992)
Photographer: M. Schoenmann.
Publisher: Ernst B. Leutwiler Verlag.
Date: June 14, 1992.
Basel museum tram 190 on tram line 2 in front of Pauluskirche (1992)

Basel museum tram 190 on tram line 2 in front of Pauluskirche (1992)
Photographer: D. Madörin.
Publisher: Ernst B. Leutwiler Verlag.
Date: September 13, 1992.
Basel tram line 2 at the stop Kunstmuseum (2003)

Basel tram line 2 at the stop Kunstmuseum (2003)
Photographer: Henrik Boye.
Date: July 2, 2003.
Basel articulated tram 659 on tram line 16 at the stop Markthalle (2003)
Basel articulated tram 624 on tram line 2 at the terminus Eglisee (2006)

Strassenbahn Basel linia 6
User: esbek2.
Language: German.
Date: November 1, 2010.

Tramway tram Basel SBB
User: Henri DANIEL.
Language: German.
Date: January 25, 2012.

BVB Basel - Linie 21 [Badischer Bhf. - Bhf. St. Johann]
User: Dante Schuggi.
Language: German.
Date: June 21, 2013.

BVB Basel Tram | Linie 15: Bruderholz - Messeplatz
User: Tom_O.
Language: German.
Date: February 14, 2015.

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See also

Tickets from Basler Verkehrs-Betriebe (BVB)
Photos from Basler Verkehrs-Betriebe (BVB)
Line: Basel extra line 17
Links about trams in Basel
Museum: Tram-Museum Basel (TMB)
Company: Basler Verkehrs-Betriebe (BVB)
Videos about trams in Basel

Last updated: September 14, 2021.

© 2004-2021: Henrik Boye

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