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Dortmund

North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


Date of opening17 May 1976
Network length29.45 km (18.30 mi)
Stations37
Lines3
Stations per line12.33
Avg. station distance866 m (0.54 mi)
Avg. line length9.82 km (6.10 mi)
*with transfer stations counted once
Numerical data by J. Serradell, 14 Sep 2008
Rhein-Ruhr Stadtbahn Album 2
System typeLRT, known as Stadtbahn
Daily ridership
Fare collectionHonour system
TrackRight, gauge: 1435 mm
Power supplyOverhead wire, 600 V
Air-conditioned trains
Walk-through trainsYes
Rubber-tyred trains
Driverless linesH-Bahn (since 1984)
Platform screen doors
World Metro Database




Official map
Source: pdf, © 2014 bus-und-bahn.de


To-scale map
Source: cityrailtransit.com

Disclaimer: Maps are copyrighted. The previews on this page are for informational purposes only. Please respect copyright and always refer to original maps.

Transit mapsSystem map images
openbusmap.org/öpnvkarte.de
openptmap.org
tracker.geops.ch - moving trains
maps.google.com
images.google.com




Self-Guided Tour

Try the following tour, recommended by residents or metro enthusiasts:

For some interesting stations, ride line U43/U44 between Unionstraße and Ostentor and change at Reinoldikirche. Take line U42 to Möllerbrücke. To get to the H-Bahn suspended monorail, take line S1 from Hauptbahnhof to Universität.




Other Rail Transport in Dortmund

S-Bahn (suburban metro)
H-Bahn (suspended monorail at university site)





Metro City Hopping

Dortmund is part of the Rhine-Ruhr cluster of metro/subway cities with the following urban rail connections:

  Bochum    Tram line 302 (tram)    Gelsenkirchen      7 km
  Cologne    Line 16 or 18 (LRT)    Bonn      24 km
  Cologne    Lines S6 or S11 (commuter metro)    Duesseldorf      34 km
  Dortmund    Line S1 (commuter metro)    Bochum      18 km
  Duesseldorf    Line U79 (LRT)    Duisburg      23 km
  Duesseldorf    Line S8 (commuter metro)    Wuppertal      28 km
  Duisburg    Tram line 901 (tram)    Muelheim      8 km
  Essen    Line U11 or tram 107 (LRT)    Gelsenkirchen      10 km
  Essen    Line U18 (metro)    Muelheim      9 km





Relationships with Other Metros

Rhine-Ruhr LRT family
Members: Bochum, Bonn, Cologne, Dortmund, Duesseldorf, Essen, Muelheim,
Characteristics: Using very similar (Type B) trains.




Photos

  Dortmund photo gallery.





Handpicked Resources

dsw.de Official website DSW
h-bahn.de Official website H-Bahn




Generic Links for Dortmund Stadtbahn

Wikipedia entry at wikipedia.org
Urbanrail.net entry at urbanrail.net
Railway Gazette search at railwaygazette.com
Discussion at skyscrapercity.com
System photos at Google Images
City information at wikipedia.org









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