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Essen

North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (Europe)


Date of opening5 Oct 1967
Network length20.22 km (12.57 mi)
Stations27
Lines3
Stations per line9.00
Avg. station distance843 m (0.52 mi)
Avg. line length6.74 km (4.19 mi)
*with transfer stations counted once
Numerical data by J. Serradell, 14 Sep 2008
Rhein-Ruhr Stadtbahn Album 1
System typeLRT (known as Stadtbahn)
Daily ridership
Fare collectionHonour system
24-hour operationNo
TrackRight, gauge: 1435 mm
Power supplyOverhead wire, 750 V
Air-conditioned trainsNo
Walk-through trainsYes
Rubber-tyred trainsNo
Driverless linesNo
Platform screen doorsNo
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Official map
Source: pdf, © 2010 evag.de


To-scale map
Source: cityrailtransit.com

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Other Rail Transport in Essen

S-Bahn (suburban metro)




Metro City Hopping

There are rapid transit connections between these metro cities:

  Bochum    Line 302 (tram)    Gelsenkirchen
  Cologne    Line 16 or 18 (LRT)    Bonn
  Cologne    Lines S6 or S11 (commuter metro)    Duesseldorf
  Dortmund    Line S1 (commuter metro)    Bochum
  Duesseldorf    Line U79 (LRT)    Duisburg
  Duesseldorf    Line S8 (commuter metro)    Wuppertal
  Duisburg    Line 901 (tram)    Muelheim
  Essen    Line U11 or tram 107 (LRT)    Gelsenkirchen
  Essen    Line U18 (metro)    Muelheim




Relationships with Other Metros

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





Photos

  Essen photo gallery.





Handpicked Resources

evag.de Official website



Generated Links for Essen Stadtbahn

Line history (cityrailtransit.com)
Photos (images.google.com)
Maps (images.google.com)
Wikipedia entry (wikipedia.org)
Urbanrail.net entry (urbanrail.net)
Skyscrapercity discussion (skyscrapercity.com)
City information about Essen (wikipedia.org)






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