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Tunis-Goulette-Marsa or TGM is a 19 km 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) (standard gauge) light rail line linking the capital Tunis with La Marsa via La Goulette.

Tunis-Goulette-Marsa
TGM Sidi Bou Kassus.jpg
A TGM train at Sidi Bou Saïd
Overview
TypeCommuter rail
StatusOperational
LocaleTunis, La Goulette, Le Kram, Carthage, Sidi Bou Saïd, and La Marsa, Tunisia
TerminiTunis Marine (south)
Marsa Plage (north)
Stations18
Operation
Opened1872 (1872)
Operator(s)Société des transports de Tunis
CharacterSurface
Technical
Line length19 kilometres (11.8 mi)
Number of tracks2
Track gauge4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm)
Electrification750 V DC Catenary
Route map
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Métro léger de Tunis
Tunis Marine
Le Bac
La Goulette
Nouvelle Goulette
La Goulette Casino
Khereddine
L'Aéroport
Le Kram
Carthage Salammbô
Carthage Byrsa
Carthage Dermech
Carthage Hannibal
Carthage Présidence
Carthage Amilcar
Sidi Bou Said
Sidi Dhrif
La Corniche
Marsa Plage

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The TGM was the first railway in Tunisia and inaugurated in 1872. Since 1905 it has been known as the TGM. It is part of the transportation system of the Tunis area, and together with the light rail of Tunis (Le métro léger de Tunis) managed by the Société des transports de Tunis (Transtu). Transtu was founded in 2003 by joining the Société du métro léger de Tunis (SMLT, founded 1981) and the Société nationale de transports (SNT, founded 1963).

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  Media related to TGM at Wikimedia Commons