|Type||LRT in subway|
|Length In Subway||4 miles|
|Length Topside||3.67 miles|
|Total Length||7.67 miles|
Universitatsstrasse 50/54, Postfach 100349
4930 Bochum 1, Germany
|Links||BOGESTRA Home Page|
|Comments||Bochum's LRT is part of the Rhein-Ruhr VB (VRR), a network of transit authorities for towns in the Rhein Ruhr Valley. As of 1/1/98, the 102 year old transit authority had a 17 flavours of rolling stock in it's LRT system totalling 145 vehicles|
Images Scanned from Bogestra brochures
Siemens low floor Type NF6D
has a top speed of 70 kmh.
The NF6D Motor
Siemens B80D is used on Bochum's U35 line, the subway. It has a top speed of 80 kph and opened in 1989, with 34.3 km and 13 stations.
Zeche Constantin station on line U35
Bochum's general streetcar system (other than the U35 subway line) consists of 173.2 kilometers of track.