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German Trams

 

Aachen

Strassenbahn Aachen

Aachener Strassenbahn und Energieversorgungs-AG

Aachen, Germany, had an interesting collection of trams including some second-hand equipment and closed down on September 1, 1974.

1014 was built by Duewag in 1956 as Strassenbahn Monchen-Gladbach 28.  It was purchased and rebuilt as 1014 in 1967.

1021 was built by Duewag in 1936 as Rheinbahn 107.  It was purchased and rebuilt as 1021 in 1963.

1024 was built by Duewag in 1936 as Rheinbahn 115.  It was purchased and rebuilt as 1024 in 1963.

1102 was built by Duewag in 1958 and was formerly a Stadtwerke Monchen-Gladbach car.

1103 was built by Duewag in 1958 and was formerly a Monchen-Gladbach car.

1105 was built by Duewag in 1958 and was formerly a Monchen-Gladbach car.

1110 was built by Talbot in 1948 and came from Oberhausen Strassenbahn.

2615 was an older car.

7112 was another LRV.

7113, the next number, was a modern single trucker.


Berlin

Grosse Berliner Pferde-Eisenbahn

712 was built by Herbrand in 1884.  It was rebuilt in 1902 and became 547.   It was rebuilt as S47, salt trailer and rebuilt in 1940 as 355.  It restored as 712 in 1961 and placed as German Museum of Technology.

Berliner Verkerhsbetriebe

5954 was built in 1924.  It was sold to Stadtwerke Karlsruhe-Verkehrsebetribe in 1967 for a garden show and sold to National Capital Trolley Museum in 1969.


Bonn

Stadtwerke Bonn

202, T4, was built by Duewag in 1957.  It was sold to Sofia Public Electrical Transport Co assigned as 4202 in 1995 but became a parts source.


Brunswick

Braunschweiger Verkehrs-AG

16, 6xGel2ER, was built by Linke-Hofman-Busch in 1968.  It was retired 1996.


Chemitz

Chemnitz Verkehrs-AG

8072, SU240, was built by MAN in 1975 as Rheinbahn Dusseldorf 8072.  It was sold to CVAG 61 in 1992.


Coblenz

Koblenzer Electrizitatswerk und Verkehrs-Aktiengesellschaft

This line was closed on July 19, 1967.

39.


Cologne

Kolner Verkehrs-Betriebe

2001 was built by Duewag in 1973.

2025 was built by Duewag.


Darmstadt

Hessische Elektrizitats-Aktiengesellschaft

12, Type ST6, was built by Rathgeber in 1954.  It was retired in 1991 and rebuilt for Datterich-Express service. 

17, Type ST6, was built by Rathgeber in 1955.  It was rebuilt for Datterich-Express service in 1987 as a diner.  It burned on November 24, 1993.

31, Type ST7, was built by Deutsche Waggon und Maschinenfabrik in 1962.  It was retired in 1998.

57, Type ST3, was built by Gastell in 1925.  It was stored in war damage from 1944 to 1947.  It was restored in 1947 and rebuilt as a school car in 1957.  It was restored as a historic car in 1990. 

132, Type SB3, was built by Gastell in 1927.

74, Type ST4, was built by Gastell in 1929.  It was sent to the Hannover Tramwaymuseum in 1977 and returned to the Depot Eberstadt in 2005.  It will be restored.

77, Type ST4, was built by Gastell in 1929.  It was retired in 1976.

83, Type ST5, was built by Fuchs in 1947.  It was retired in 1976.

92, Type ST8, was built by Deutsche Waggon und Maschinenfabrik in 1963.  It was retired in 1998.  It was sold to Regia Autonomă de Transport Public Iași at Rumania in 1998 and retired in August 2007.


Dortmund

Dortmunder Stadtwerke AG

18.

257, Type T2, was built by Gebruder Schondorff in 1930.


Duisburg

Duisburger Verkehrsgessellschaft AG

18.

76, Type GT6, was built by Gesellschaft Harfort in 1926.  It was rebuilt with new doors in 1956 and renumbered 176 in 1966.  It was renumbered 1176 in 1967 and rebuilt as a party car in 1970.  It was destroyed by fire in 1983.

77, Type GT6, was built by Gesellschaft Harkort in 1926.  It was rebuilt with new doors in 1956 and renumbered 177 in 1966.  It was renumbered 1177 in 1967 and stored in 1970.  It was used for spare parts for 1176 but then was rebuilt to replace it in 1984.  It was renumbered as 177 for party service.  It was arranged for Der Tram Club 177 in 1994.  Service is suspended since there was damage in 2014.

148, GT4.

166, GTw, was built by Westwaggon in 1950.  It was rebuilt with the center section in 1960.  It was renumbered 1166 in 1967 and retired as a break shack on August 10, 1980.  It was scrapped in July 1983.


Dusseldorf

Rheinische Bahngesellschaft

Rheinbahn AG

107 was built by Duewag in 1936.  It was purchased and rebuilt as Aachener Strassenbahn 1021 in 1963.

115 was built by Duewag in 1936.  It was purchased and rebuilt as AS 1024 in 1963.

954 was built by Gebruder Schondorff in 1928.

955 was built by Gebruder Schondorff in 1923.  It was sold as Stadtwerk Karlsruhe Verkersbetreibe 955 on December 1, 1966, and resold as RBG 955 in 1969.

963 was built by Gebruder Schondorff in 1928.

2014, T4, was built by Duewag in 1954.  It was renumbered 114 in 2009.

3028, GT8S, was built by Duewag in 1974.  It was rebuilt for subway operation in 1983 as 3228.

3046, GT8S, was built by Duewag in 1974.  It was sold as Miejskie Przedsiebiorstwo Komunikacyjne SA w Krakowie 3046 in 2011.

3050, GT8S, was built by Duewag in 1974.  It was burned and scrapped in 2009.

3051, GT8S, was built by Duewag in 1974.  It was sold as MPK 3051 in 2010.

3101, GT8SU, was built by Duewag in 1975.  It was rebuilt for subway operation in 1981 and rebuilt as a dining car in 1988.  It was sent to the Landesfeurwehrschule Munster in 2000.

3104, GT8SU, was built by Duewag in 1975.  It was rebuilt for subway operation in 1981 and rebuilt as a dining car in 1988.  It was scrapped in 2006.

3205, GT8SU, was built by Duewag in 1973 as 3005.  It was rebuilt as 3205 in 1981. 

3207, GT8U, was built by Duewag in 1974 as 3007.  It was rebuilt as 3207 in 1981. 

3209, GT8U, was built by Duewag in 1974 as 3009.  It was rebuilt as 3209 in 1981.

3211, GT8U, was built by Duewag in 1974 as 3011.  It was rebuilt as 3211 in 1981 and scrapped in 1984.

3214, GT8U, was built by Duewag in 1974 as 3014.  It was rebuilt as 3214 in 1981.

3218, GT8U, was built by Duewag in 1974 as 3018.  It was rebuilt as 3218 in 1981.

8072, SU240, was built by MAN in 1975.  It was sold to Chemnitz Verkhehrs AG 61 in 1992.


Essen

Essener Verkehrs-AG

1618, GT6, was built by Duewag in 1959 as 618.  It was renumbered 1618 in 1960.


Esslingen

Strassenbahn Esslingen-Nellingen-Denkendorf

It was opened in 1912 in Esslingen and opened to Nellingen in 1926.  It was extended to Neuhausen in 1929.  This line was closed on February 28, 1978.  The cars were acquired by Tram Museum Stuttgart but the barn was taken for bus service.  They had hoped to run the line for heritage service but they lost their power.  It continued to be falling until it was closed in 1981.  Some were sent to other museums and the rest were scrapped.

10 was built by Maschinfabrik Esslingen in 1942.  It was sent to a museum at Schonau in 1995 and scrapped.

20 was built in 1903 as Stuttgarter Strassenbahn 300.  It was sold as END 20 in 1933 and planned to return to SSB in 1965.  It was cancelled in 1967 due to the condtion.


Flensburg

Stadtwerke Flensburg-Verkehrsbetriebe

This meter gauge line was opened on July 6, 1907, and closed on June 2, 1973.

40 was built by Hannoversche Waggonfabrik in 1926.  It went to Hannoversches Strassenbahn-Museum and transferred as Sporvejsmuseet Skjoldenaescholm.


Frankfurt

Verkehrsgesellschaft Frankfurt

254.


Freiburg

Freiburger Verkehrs Aktiengesselschaft

36, T2, was built by MAN in 1909.

61, T2, was built by Waggonfabrik Rastatt in 1951.

107, GT4, was built by Maschinfabrik Esslingen in 1962.

111, GT4, was built by Maschinfabrik Esslingen in 1966.  It was sold as Stadtwerke Nordhausen 92 in 1994.

113, GT4, was built by Maschinfabrik Esslingen in 1966.  It was sold to Halberstaedter Verkehrs-GmbH as 162 in 1994 and retired in 2007.  It was scrapped in 2010.

120, GT4, was built by Waggonfabrik Rastatt in 1968.  It was sold to SN in 1994 but never used.  It was sold to HVG in 1998 and scrapped.


Hagen

Hagener Strassenbahn AG

54, Class T4, was built by Duewag in 1958.  It was retired in 1975 and scrapped by Kinderbahn.


Halberstadt

Halberstaedter Verkehrs-GmbH

120, GT4, was built by Waggonfabrik Rastatt in 1968 as Freiburger Verkehrs-AG 120.  It was sold to Stadtwerke Nordhausen in 1994 but never used.  It was sold to HVG in 1998 and scrapped.

113, GT4, was built by Maschinfabrik Esslingen in 1966 as FVAG 113.  It was sold to Halberstaedter Verkehrs-GmbH as 162 in 1994 and retired in 2007.  It was scrapped in 2010.


Hamburg

Hamburger Hochbahn Aktiengesellschaft

This company closed on September 1, 1978, and is the largest city in Germany with no trams.

3557, Class V6E,  was built by Linke-Hoffman-Busch in 1954.  It was donated to San Francisco in 1979 but it was not used until 1983.

3617.

3636.

3637.

3639.

3641 was built by Falkenreid in 1953.

3644.


Hanover

Hannoversche Verkerhsbetriebe AG

179 was built by Hannoversche Waggonban in 1928.

329, Type 4. was built by Duewag in 1955.

331, Type T4, was built by Duewag in 1955.

414.

510, Type GT6, was built by Duewag in 1962.  It was wrecked and scrapped in 1996.

516, Type GT6, was built by Duewag in 1962.  It was scrapped in 1996.

521, Type GT6, was built by Duewag in 1962,  It was scrapped in 1996.


Heidelberg

Heidelberger Strassen und Bergbahn AG

44 was built by Fuchs in 1925.

47 was built by Fuchs in 1925.

77 was built by Fuchs in 1955.

203 was built by Duewag in 1961.

208 was built by Duewag in 1966.


Karlsruhe

Karlsruher Verkersverbund

Verkehrsbetriebe Karlsruhe

Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft

Staedische Strassenbahn

14, Type A1, was built by Herbrand AEG in 1899.  It was rebuilt in 1908 and became an advertising car in 1952 until 1969.  It was restored in 1976 and went to Treffpunkt Schienennahverkehr Karlsruhe in 1977.

70, Type T2, was built by Waggonfabrik Wismar in 1923.

81.

100, Type A2, was built by Waggonfabrik Rastatt in 1930.  It was rebuilt as work car 80 in 1969 and restored as 100 in 1988.  It is at TSNV.

115, Type GT8, was built by Fuchs in 1948.  It was renumbered 82 in 1982 and renumbered 115 in 1994.  It is at TSNV.

116, Type GT8, was built by Fuchs in 1948.  It was renumbered 83 in 1982 and renumbered 116 in 1994.  It is in a museum.

119, Type GT8, was built by Duewag in 1967 as 19.  It was renumbered 119 in 1986.  It is out of service.

143, Type GT6, was built by Deutsche Waggon-und Maschinenfabriken in 1959.  It was sold to Regia Autonoma de Transport Timisoara 143 in 1995 and scrapped in 2002.

215, Type GT8-60C, was built by Waggon Union in 1978.

222, Type GT6-70D/N, was built by Duewag in 1995.

223, Type GT6-70D/N, was built by Duewag in 1995.

226, Type GT6-70D/N, was built by Duewag in 1995.

229, Type GT6-70D/N, was built by Duewag in 1995.

233, Type GT6-70D/N, was built by Duewag in 1996.

260, Type GT6-70D/N, was built by Siemens in 2005.

305, Type GT8-70D/N, was built by Duewag in 1999.

955 was built by Gebruder Schondorff in 1923 as Rheinische Bahngesellschaft 955.  It was sold as SKV 955 on December 1, 1966, and resold as RBG 955 in 1969.


Kassel

Kasseler Verkerhs-Gesellschaft

 

116 was built by Orenstein & Koppel in 1925.  It was renumbered 723 in 1967 and transferred to the Hannover-Wehmingen Museum in 1978.  It was scrapped in 1996.

228, Class T2, was built by Crede in 1936.

251, Class T2, was built by Crede in 1940.

260, Class GT4, was built by Crede in 1955.  It was transferred to Hannover-Wehmingen Museum in 1983.

 


 Mannheim

Mannheimer Versorgungs- und Verkehrsgesellschaft

Verkehrsbetreibe Mannheim/Ludwigshafen

10.

236 was built by Fuchs in 1954.

269 was built by Rastaff in 1956.

270 was built by Rastatt in 1956.

363, GT6, was built by Duewag in 1965.

366, GT6, was built by Duewag in 1965.

Oberrheinische Eisenbahn-Gesellschaft

71, T4, was built by Rastatt in 1958.  It was rebuilt for work service as 355 in 1990 and restored as 71.


Monchen-Glandbach

Strassenbahn Monchen-Gladbach

22 was built by Duewag in 1956.  It was purchased and rebuilt as Aachener Strassenbahn 1014 in 1967.


Munich

Munchner Verkehrsgesselschaft

705, Type K2.10, was built by Waggonfabrik Rathgeber in 1945.

766, Type M1.62, was built by Westwaggon in 1950

776, Type M3.64, was built by Waggonfabrik Rathgeber in 1953.  It was rebuilt 2301 in 1972.

909, Type M4.65, was built by Waggonfabrik Rathgeber in 1957.  It was rebuilt as 2433 in 1972 and sold to in 1994.  It was never used but scrapped.

978, Type M5.65, was built by Waggonfabrik Rathgeber in 1963,  It was rebuilt as 2504 in 1971 and scrapped in 1991.

1028, Type M 5.65, was built by Waggonfabrik Rathgeber in 1965.   It was rebuilt as 2619 in 1971 and sold to an unknown individual in 2000.

2038, Type P3.16, was built by Waggonfabrik Rathgeber in 1969.


Nordhausen

Strassenbahnnetz Nordhausen

71, GT4 was built by Maschinen Fabrik Esslingen in 1959 as Stuttgarter Strassenbahnen 527.   It was sold as SN 71 in 1991 and scrapped in 1998.

111, GT4, was built by Maschinfabrik Esslingen in 1966 as Freiburger Verkehrs-AG 111.  It was sold as SN 92 in 1994.

120, GT4, was built by Waggonfabrik Rastatt in 1968 as FVA 120.  It was sold to SN in 1994 but never used.  It was sold to Halberstädter Verkehrs-GmbH in 1998 and scrapped.


Nuremberg

Strassenbahnnetz Nuernberg

Verkehrs-Aktiengesellschaft Nürnberg

229, Type T4. was built by Machinenfabrik/Siemens-Schuckerwerke at Nuremberg in 1958.  It was referred as Grossraumtriebwagen Nürnberg.  It was scrapped in 1983.

910, Type T2 was built by Duewag/Siemens-Schuckerwerke in 1940.  It was retired in 1976 and donated to Freunde der Nuernberg-Fuerther Strassenbahn in 1978.  is now used at the museum.


Offenbach

Offenbacher Strassenbahn

This line was closed May 27, 1967.

1024.


Ravensburg

Strassenbahn Ravensburg-Weingarten-Baienfurt

In 1888 the line was built as a steam 1000mm gauge streetcar from Ravensburg to Weingarten, 4.2 km.  It was electrified in 1910 and extended to Baienfurt (2.4 km) in 1911  On February 23, 1959, the line between Ravensburg and Weingarten was closed and the rest in June/  The car yard was then used for bus storage.

4.


Reutlingen

Strassenbahn Reutlingen

The line was opened in 1912 and closed on October 17, 1974.

19 was built by Maschinenfabrik Esslingen in 1939.  It was retired in 1970.

22 was built by Herbrand AEG in 1913.

23 was built by Herbrand AEG in 1913.  It was retired in 1968 and sent to Stuttgarter Museumstrassenbahn.  When that group dissolved it was scrapped.

32 was built by Schweizerische Waggonfabrik Schlieren in 1908.  It was purchased from Strassenbahn Luzern in 1951 and sold to Fahrzeugmuseum Marxzell in 1974.

34 was built by Herbrand AEG in 1910 as Stuttgarter Strassenbahn 240.  It was rebuilt in 1928 as 340 and sold as SR 34 in 1962.  It was sold back for historical purposes as SSB 340 in 1974.

35 was built by Maschinenfabrik Esslingen in 1929 as Stuttgarter Strassenbahnen 259.  It was sold as SR 35 in 1962 and sold back for historical purposes as SSB 15 in 1974.

49 was built by Maschinenfabrik Esslingen in 1964.  It was scrapped in 1974.

55 was built by Maschinenfabrik Esslingen in 1929.  It was scrapped in 1974.

57 was built by Maschinenfabrik Esslingen in 1956.  It was scrapped in 1974.

61 was built by Maschinenfabrik Esslingen in 1963.  It was sold to Stuttgart but never used.  It was sold as Stadtwerke Ulm 13 in 1983 but never used.  It was scrapped in 1988.

63 was built by Maschinenfabrik Esslingen in 1950.  It is reported as a former Stuttgart car in 1966 and scrapped in 1974.

Switcher.


Saarlouis

Kreis-Verkehrsbetreibe Saarlouis

This tramline began operation in 1913 and was replaced by busses between 1953 and 1963.

2.

12.


Stuttgart

Filderbahn

141 was built by Herbrand in 1902 as 11.  It was renumbered F111 in 1928 and became 141 in 1934.  It was scrapped in 1964.

144 was built by Herbrand in 1902 as 14.  It was renumbered  F114 in 1928 and became 144 in 1934.  It was scrapped in 1964.

Stuttgarter Strassenbahn  

259 was built by Maschinenfabrik Esslingen in 1929.  It was sold as Strassenbahn Reutlingen 35 in 1962 and sold back for historical purposes as SSB 15 in 1974.

300 was built in 1903.  It was sold as Strassenbahn Esslingen-Nelligen-Denkendorf 20 in 1933 and planned to return to SSB in 1965.  It was cancelled in 1967 due to the condtion.

340 was built by Herbrand AEG in 1910 as SSB 240.  It was rebuilt in 1928 as 340 and sold as SR 34 in 1962.  It was sold back for historical purposes as SSB 340 in 1974.

407, GT4, was built by Maschinen Fabrik Esslingen in 1961.  It was sold as Compania de Transport Public Arad 407 in 2000.

527, GT4 was built by Maschinen Fabrik Esslingen in 1959.  It was sold as Stadtwerke Nordhausen 71 in 1991 and scrapped in 1998.

555, GT4, was built by Maschinen Fabrik Esslingen in 1960.  It was sold as CTPA 555 in 1996.

822, T2, was built by Maschinen Fabrik Esslingen in 1957.  It was rebuilt as 2002, grinder, in 1973.


Ulm

Stadwerke Ulm

5, T4, was built by Maschinenfabrik Esslingen in 1958.  It was scrapped in 1986.

13, GT4. was built by Maschinenfabrik Esslingen in 1963 as Strassenbahn Reutlingen 61.  It was sold to Stuttgart but never used.  It was sold as SWU 13 in 1983 but never used.  It was scrapped in 1988.

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26.


Wuppertal

Wuppertaler Strassenbahn

154 was built by Maschinenfabrik Augsburg-Nurnburg in 1925.

158 was built by MAN in 1925.


Wurzburg

Wuerzburger Strassenbahn

223, GT-C, was built by Crede and WSB in 1966 as 123.  It was rebuilt as 223 in 1966 and scrapped in 1975.

 

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