Austria - Tram services over obscure routes
Some tram systems advertise their depot workings and enable one to ascertain the regular use by passenger-carrying services of junctions or sections of line that do not otherwise see public service. This occasional series lists such services that have come to notice. While the data for each system is current at the date stated, it is not the intention to endeavour to keep every entry up to date at every service change - the listing serves as a guide for travellers as to the sort of services they can look out for, enabling them to check current published timetable material at their time of travel.
To assist in tracing services, the route and/or timetable number for each journey is shown in parentheses, e.g. (1). Days of operation are in English notation (respectively: Su, M, T, W, Th, F, S) - plus "O" for only, "X" for excepted. Su (Sundays) usually includes public holidays in mainland Europe - but check locally.
Listings for other systems throughout the world - in the same format as shown below (please include date of timetable validity) - will always be welcomed.
Route 6 to Igls
This line has been under threat for years as by road is significantly quicker, but in a new timetable dated 10 September 2017 it has been retained as a semi-museum tramway with services on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays between 10:00 - 19:00 from May to September and 10:00 - 16:00 from October to April, plus one school days only journey departing Igls at 07:00
Linz: Linz AG
Advertised journeys in timetable dated 21 October 2013
Both these entries are half of a turning circle involving three seperate streets, but neither are shown with Departure times after arriving!
Wildbergstrasse - Sonnensteinstrasse
From Universität (routes 1 and 2): 07:44 SSuX, 09:05 SSuX [school Holidays only], 23:10, 23:45 FSuO 00:10 SuO 00:23, 00:45 FSO
Rudolfstrasse - Sonnensteinstrasse
From solar City (route 2): No service