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  • Writer's pictureJohn Woodman

Oslo's Standards

The Oslo system's postwar cars were also locally sourced and unique. A fleet of these square ended and somewhat utilitarian trams would become synonymous with the Norwegian capital's tram services up until the end of the 1990s.

Below : former typical two axle trams that were supplemented by the 'Goldfish' cars in the late 1930s - and later by the new 'Standards'.

Oslo's current fleet consists of articulated models - below :

It is worth noting that the system retains its pale blue livery with dark relief - so in keeping with Oslo's traditional colours.

First generation trams were green with brown relief and of course a lot of lining out. Examples are on display in this first class collection of Norway's capital trams. Photos : Jessica Meryl-Rassow

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