Wednesday, 1 April 2020

Oslo Trams and Buses

Oslo SL95 tram 168 on Biskop Gunnerus gate on line 18 to Rikshospitalet


A one day visit to Oslo, the capital of Norway, in May 2018 enabled a brief overview of the public transport operating in the city. Oslo has a standard gauge tram system comprising of six routes, operated by Sporveien Trikken AS. The tramway has 72 trams of two types, 40 SL79 and 32 SL95 models. The SL79 trams were constructed from 1982 to 1990 in two batches by Duewag and Asea Brown Boveri, they are two section single ended articulated cars with a capacity of 162 (fleet numbers 101-140). The SL95 trams were built by Ansaldo from 1999 to 2004, they are three section double ended cars with a capacity of 212 (fleet numbers 141-172).

Oslo SL79 trams 101 & 105 on line 11 at Stortorvet


Oslo SL95 tram 155 on Strandgata on line 13 to Bekkestua


Oslo SL79 tram 125 at Jernbanetorget on line 19 to Majorstuen


Oslo SL95 tram 169 on Biskop Gunnerus gate on line 18 to Rikshospitalet


Oslo MAN A40 Lion's City GL CNG 1279 on Fred Olsens gate on route 30 to Bygdoy


Oslo Solaris Urbino 8070 on Biskop Gunnerus gate on route 60 to Vippetangen


Norgesbuss Mercedes-Benz Tourismo 540 on an express service to Oslo airport


Oslo City Sightseeing DN 60231, an Ayats bodied Volvo B9TL

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