Trams in Braunschweig
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Trams in Braunschweig
Straßenbahn Braunschweig
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An Alstom NGT8D tram in the Bohlweg, 2009.
LocaleBraunschweig, Lower Saxony, Germany
Horsecar era: 1879 (1879)-ca. 1897 (1897)
Status Superseded
Track gauge
Propulsion Horses
Electric tram era: since 1897 (1897)
Status Open
Lines 5
Operator(s) Braunschweiger Verkehrs-AG
Track gauge
Propulsion Electricity
Electrification 600 V DC wire
Route length 39.62 km (24.62 mi)
Braunschweig tramway network.
Website Braunschweiger Verkehrs-AG (in German)

The Braunschweig tramway network (German: Straßenbahnnetz Braunschweig) is a network of tramways forming part of the public transport system in Braunschweig, a city in the federal state of Lower Saxony, Germany.

Opened in 1879, the network has been operated since its inception by the company now known as Braunschweiger Verkehrs-AG.


As of October 2019, the network had 6 lines, as follows:

Line Termini Route Notes
1 Stöckheim [de] - Wenden [de] Stöckheim - Melverode - (Heidberg) - Hauptbahnhof - Rathaus - Hamburger Straße - Stadion - Rühme - Wenden
2 Heidberg [de] - Siegfriedviertel Heidberg - Hauptbahnhof/Leisewitzstraße - Rathaus - Hamburger Straße - Siegfriedviertel During rush hour via Leisewitzstraße; in the evenings and on Sundays and holidays via Hauptbahnhof.
3 Weststadt Weserstraße [de] - Volkmarode [de] Weststadt Weserstraße - Donauknoten - Cyriaksring - Europaplatz - Friedrich-Wilhelm-Straße - Rathaus - Hagenmarkt - Gliesmarode - Volkmarode
4 Helmstedter Straße - Radeklint Helmstedter Straße - Am Magnitor - Rathaus - Radeklint
5 Broitzem - Hauptbahnhof Broitzem - Weststadt Donauknoten - Cyriaksring - Europaplatz - Friedrich-Wilhelm-Straße - Schloss - Am Magnitor - Hauptbahnhof
10 Hauptbahnhof - Rühme Hauptbahnhof - Rathaus - Hamburger Straße - Stadion - Rühme Monday - Friday between approximately 06:00 and 19:00

Current fleet

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See also


  • Höltge, Dieter (1992). Straßen- und Stadtbahnen in Deutschland [Tramways and Stadtbahnen in Germany] (in German). Band 2: Niedersachsen/Bremen [Volume 2: Lower Saxony/Bremen] (2nd ed.). Freiburg i. B., Germany: EK-Verlag. ISBN 3882553367.
  • Höltge, Dieter (2004). Die Braunschweiger Straßenbahn: Personen-Nahverkehr in Braunschweig [The Braunschweiger Tramway: Local Passenger Transport in Braunschweig] (in German) (2nd ed.). München: GeraMond-Verlag. ISBN 376547195X.

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Coordinates: 52°15?45?N 10°31?34?E / 52.26250°N 10.52611°E / 52.26250; 10.52611

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