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DESCRIPTION
Seville transit network combines a light metro system and LRT/tram lines (one of them yet operating, others in planning phase).
Seville first tram line opened in 1887 (initial horse tram); electrification took place in 1887. As well as what happened in many other European towns, the original tram network was dismantled after world war II to be replaced by ordinary bus services (1960).
A modern LRT/tram line (MetroCentro) was opened on 28 October 2007 (Prado-Plaza Nueva) and it was extended on 15 April 2011 (Prado-San Bernardo). From Puerta de Jerez (university area) to San Bernardo MetroCentro it runs ground level along the same alignment of the underground metro Line 1; MetroCentro interchanges with the railway network at Cercanias stop.
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
HISTORY
datesection nameline
28-10-2007Plaza Nueva-Prado do San SebastianMetroCentro
28-05-2011Prado do San Sebastian-San BernardoMetroCentro
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
TECHNICAL DATA
Single line length (Km)
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Single line stops
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Single line avg. distance (km)
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Total track length (km)
2.2
Total network stops
5
Avg. stop net distance (km)
0.55
Type
steel wheels
Current/Voltage
750 V DC overhead
Type of guide/gauge
standard gauge rails (1435 mm)
Vehicles builder
CAF
Model
Urbos 3
Operator