Linz tram line 50 (Pöstlingbergbahn)

Earlier: Tram line Pöstlingbergbahn.

City: Linz (Austria).
Track length: 4.1 km.
Driving time: 19 min.

Track gauge: 1000 mm (meter gauge).
Opened: May 29th, 1897.
Closed: Marz 24th, 2008.

Track gauge: 900 mm.
Opened: May 29th, 2009.

The line runs from Pöstlingberg to Hauptplatz.

Linz tram line 1 on the street Landstraße.

Hauptplatz with Pestsäule.
Landsstraße with Ursulinenkirche.
Pilgrimage basilica Pöstlingberg.
Mountain railway to Pöstlingberg.

Linz tram line 1 on the street Landstraße
Photographer: Westmüller.
Linz railcar III on tram line 50 at the final destination Pöstlingberg.

Linz Pöstlingberg
Driveway with the steepest. Adhesion web of the world, since 1898 an attraction for large and small guests.
Linz tram line 50 near Pöstlingberg.

Linz an der Donau. Die Landstraße.
1) Hauptplatz with Dreifaltigkeitssäule.
2) Donaulände with ship mooring.
3) Pöstlingberg by train.
4) Landstraße.
Linz railcar I on tram line 50 near Pöstlingberg (1987).

Summer carriage.

Linz railcar I on tram line 50 near Pöstlingberg (1987)
Photographer: Wolfgang Walper.
Publisher: Der Bahnladen.
Date: July 1987.
Linz railcar XI on tram line 50 near Hagenstraße (1990).

The world's steepest adhesion path.

Linz railcar XI on tram line 50 near Hagenstraße (1990)
Photographer: Norbert Schmid.
Publisher: Norbert Schmid.
Date: September 9th, 1990.
Linz railcar XIV on tram line 50 at the final destination Bergbahnhof Urfahr (2004).

The valley station for Pöstlingbergbahn is closed now.
Linz railcar VIII on tram line 50 at the stop Schableder (2004).

Linz railcar VIII on tram line 50 at the stop Schableder (2004)
Photographer: Henrik Boye.
Date: October 10th, 2004.
Linz railcar VIII on tram line 50 at the final destination Pöstlingberg (2004).

Linz railcar VIII on tram line 50 at the final destination Pöstlingberg (2004)
Photographer: Henrik Boye.
Date: October 10th, 2004.
Linz railcar VIII on tram line 50 at the final destination Bergbahnhof Urfahr (2004).

The valley station for Pöstlingbergbahn is closed now.
Linz low-floor articulated tram 501 on tram line 50 at the stop Schableder (2009).

Linz low-floor articulated tram 501 on tram line 50 at the stop Schableder (2009)
Photographer: Bill MacDonald.
Publisher: Macdonald Transit.
Date: September 3rd, 2009.
Linz low-floor articulated tram 501 on tram line 50 at the final destination Hauptplatz (2009).

Strassenbahn Linz - Impressionen April 2012
User: 777whitestone.
Language: German.
Date: April 2012.
Linz low-floor articulated tram 502 on tram line 50 at the final destination Hauptplatz (2012).

Pöstlingbergbahn: Steep gradient tramway in Austria
User: NThusiast.
Language: German.
Date: August 31st, 2012.

Straßenbahn Linz - Impressionen Dezember 2012
User: 777whitestone.
Language: German.
Date: December 2012.

Linz Straßenbahn Route 1 - Universität to Auwiesen
User: WorldOfTransit.
Language: German.
Date: January 2nd, 2013.

Straßenbahn Linz
User: tom88CZ.
Language: German.
Date: September 10th, 2016.

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Last updated: April 29th, 2019.

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