Piedmont and Western Railroad Club


Traction in

Rotterdam, Netherlands

Rotterdam was virtually destroyed during World War II and has been completely rebuilt and modernized. Major streets are much wider that those of most European cities, however narrow-bodied trams remain. The difference is that they run on private right-of-way in the center of the major roads with automobile and truck traffic in separate lanes on each side of the tram tracks. Apr. 1998 photos.

Tram #731 making a turn from a private right-of-way

Tram #836 picking up Rte. 1 passengers

Tram #1621 picking up passengers for Rte. 6

Tram #1621 moving out

Tram #833 approaching stop on Rte. 6. Coming the opposite direction is Tram #836

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