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Zagreb trams
800px-Zagreb Tram Dubrava
Info
Locale Zagreb, Croatia
Transit type Tram
Number of lines 19
Daily ridership 560.000
Operation
Operator(s) ZET Zagreb
Technical
System length 142 km
Track gauge 1,435 mm
Route map

759px-ZET Zagreb

Trams in Zagreb - Zagreb tram network currently consists of 15 lines day and night with 4 lines. Trams in Zagreb started in 1891, initially as a horse, and was electrified in 1910. Carriage by company ZET.

HistoryEdit

Horse TramsEdit

Rapidly developing in the nineteenth century, Zagreb need good public transport, since running in 1884, omnibuses were seasonal in nature and only zawoziły tourists from the train station to the hotel. In 1885 he began discussions on launching a horse tram, 1887 years in a project, which is assumed to guide a horse tramway from Zagreb to Samobor. After the transition troubles started building a horse tram in 1891.

The system was still running in 1891. It was a system of gauge of 760 mm and total length of about 8 km. Rolling stock consisted of 10 wagons with a closed roof and 6 cars with an open roof for a hot day. These wagons were manufactured in the Austrian factory in Weitzer Grazie. Tram depot and stables for horses was on the site of today's Museum of Technology.

Operated tramsEdit

Daily on the route leaves 187 cars and 84 motor doczepne different manufacturers. ZET Company, which manages the trams decided that in the near future, traffic will be only three-pronged and pięcioczłonowe TMK 2100 TMK 2200, as well as more than 300 modernized Tatra KT4, and old-type vehicles are phased out.

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