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Gorseddau Tramway

The Gorseddau Tramway was a 3 ft narrow gauge railway built in Wales in 1856 to link the slate quarries around Gorseddau with the wharves at Porthmadog. It was an early forerunner of the Gorseddau Junction and Portmadoc Railway and subsequently t ...

                                               

Trams in Ganja, Azerbaijan

The Ganja tramway network was a network of tramways forming part of the public transport system in Ganja, the second most populous city in Azerbaijan, for more than 40 years in the mid 20th century.

                                               

Gothenburg tram network

The Gothenburg tram network is part of the public transport system organised by Goteborgs spårvagar, controlled by Vasttrafik in the Swedish city of Gothenburg. The systems approximately 160 kilometres of single track - making it the largest tram ...

                                               

Trams in Dalian

Trams in Dalian have been operating continuously since 1909 making them one of the oldest tram systems still in use in Mainland China. There were once eleven routes in operation in Dalian in the Northeast China. Only two routes remain in use toda ...

                                               

Trams in Dnipro

The Ekaterinoslaw tram was opened on June 26, 1897. This is the third oldest tram system within the Russian Empire. The construction and operation was provided by the Belgian company ′Tramways electriques dEkaterinoslaw.′ The initial tram system ...

                                               

Trams in Dresden

The Dresden tramway network is a network of tramways forming the backbone of the public transport system in Dresden, a city in the federal state of Saxony, Germany. Opened in 1872, it has been operated since 1993 by Dresdner Verkehrsbetriebe. As ...

                                               

Trams in Dubrovnik

The first tram commenced operations on 22 December 1910 between the city gates at Pile and nearby port of Gruz, and expanded throughout its life with an extension of the original line to the Dubrovnik railway station, and a second line to Lapad. ...

                                               

Douglas Bay Horse Tramway

The Douglas Bay Horse Tramway on the Isle of Man runs along the seafront promenade for approximately 1.6 miles, from the southern terminus at the Victoria Pier, adjacent to the Sea Terminal, to Derby Castle, the southern terminus of the Manx Elec ...

                                               

Trams in Geneva

The Geneva tramway network is a network of tramways forming the core element of the public transport system in Geneva, Switzerland. It is operated by Transports Publics Genevois, and is supplemented by the Geneva trolleybus system and numerous mo ...

                                               

Trams in Zagreb

The Zagreb tram network, run by the Zagrebacki elektricni tramvaj, consists of 15 day and 4 night lines in Zagreb, Croatia. Trams operate on 116.3 kilometres of metre gauge route. During the day every line runs on average every 5–10 minutes, but ...

                                               

Trams in Innsbruck

The Innsbruck tram network is currently organised over three routes and has a total length of 19.5 kilometres. Electrification of the service dates back to 1905, which was rather late by comparison to cities of similar size elsewhere in Austria. ...

                                               

Trams in Kaliningrad

The Kaliningrad Tram network is the most westerly urban tram network in Russia, and the only surviving tram network in the Kaliningrad Oblast, the administrative district that approximately corresponds with the northern part of what was, until 19 ...

                                               

Cable car (railway)

A cable car is a type of cable railway used for mass transit where rail cars are hauled by a continuously moving cable running at a constant speed. Individual cars stop and start by releasing and gripping this cable as required. Cable cars are di ...

                                               

Casablanca Tramway

The Casablanca Tramway is a low-floor tram system in Casablanca, Morocco. As of 2019, it consists of two lines - ط1 from Sidi Moumen to Lissasfa, and ط2 from Sidi Bernoussi to Ain Diab - which intersect at 2 points and form a 47 km network with 7 ...

                                               

Trams in Kiev

The Kyiv Tram is a tram network which serves the Ukrainian capital Kyiv. The system was the first electric tramway in the former Russian Empire and the third one in Europe after the Berlin StraSenbahn and the Budapest tramway. The Kyiv Tram syste ...

                                               

Trams in Kryvyi Rih

The Kryvyi Rih tramway network is part of the public transport system of Kryvyi Rih, city in Ukraine. The tram network serves as the backbone of the transit system, serving as part of the Kryvyi Rih Metrotram system. In operation since 1935, the ...

                                               

Croesor Tramway

The Croesor Tramway was a Welsh, 2 ft narrow gauge railway line built to carry slate from the Croesor slate mines to Porthmadog. It was built in 1864 without an Act of Parliament and was operated using horse power. The tramway was absorbed into t ...

                                               

Trams in Leipzig

The Leipzig tramway network is a network of tramways which together with the S-Bahn Mitteldeutschland forms the backbone of the public transport system in Leipzig, a city in the federal state of Saxony, Germany. Opened in 1872, the network has be ...

                                               

Liepājas tramvajs

Liepājas tramvajs is a municipal company that operates a single tram line in Liepāja, Latvia. The current double-tracked tram line has a length of 7.9 kilometres.

                                               

Lyon tramway

The Lyon tramway comprises seven lines, six lines operated by TCL and one by Rhonexpress in the city of Lyon in Rhone-Alpes, France. The original tramway network in Lyon was developed in 1879, and the modern network was built in 2001. Lines T1 an ...

                                               

Trams in Lausanne

Lausanne, a city in western Switzerland and a cultural and commercial centre, has returned its tramway as a modern tram system. Lausanne once had a standard steel wheeled tramway network. Its heyday was during the 1930s. The tram service was comp ...

                                               

Trams in Lviv

The Lviv tram is an electric tramway in Lviv, Ukraine. It is the only tram system in the Western Ukraine, the largest among the narrow-gauge tram systems in Ukraine. From 1880 to 1908, the trams used horse-drawn system, from 1894 however, they we ...

                                               

Trams in Melbourne

Trams are a major form of public transport in Melbourne, the capital city of the state of Victoria, Australia. As of May 2017, the Melbourne tramway network consists of 250 kilometres of double track, 493 trams, 24 routes, and 1.763 tram stops. T ...

                                               

Trams in Munich

The Munich tramway is the tramway network for the city of Munich in Germany. Today it is operated by the municipally owned Munchner Verkehrsgesellschaft and is known officially and colloquially as the Tram. Previous operators have included Societ ...

                                               

Nantes tramway

The Nantes tramway is a tramway system operating in the city of Nantes in Pays de la Loire, France. The first tramway in Nantes opened in 1879 and closed in 1958 due to bombing damage during World War II, while the present tramway was re-introduc ...

                                               

Trams in Nizhyn

Trams in Nizhyn were the part of the public transportation system that served Nizhyn, a town of the Chernihiv Oblast, starting in 1915. The tram system had a track gauge of 1.524 mm. Horse trams in Nizhyn first opened in 1915. The tram system bec ...

                                               

Trams in Nizhny Novgorod

The Nizhny Novgorod tram network comprises 16 tramlines and uses a standard Russian broad gauge. Trams have been operating in Nizhny Novgorod since 1896, but services were interrupted for a few years following the 1917 Russian Revolution. Interne ...

                                               

Trams in Mykolaiv

                                               

Nice tramway

The Nice tramway is a 27.5-kilometre, triple-line tramway in the city of Nice in Provence-Alpes-Cote dAzur, France. It is operated by the Societe nouvelle des transports de lagglomeration niçoise division of Transdev under the name Lignes dazur. ...

                                               

Trams in Navapolatsk

                                               

Trams in Newcastle, New South Wales

The Newcastle Tram System was an extensive network that operated between Newcastle and the outer suburb of Wallsend from 1887–1950. At its peak the line extended from the city to Speers Point and West Wallsend. The service was rarely profitable, ...

                                               

Trams in Nuremberg

The Nuremberg tramway network is a network of tramways forming part of the public transport system in Nuremberg, a city in the federal state of Bavaria, Germany. The network is operated by Verkehrs-Aktiengesellschaft Nurnberg VAG, which is a memb ...

                                               

Trams in Odessa

As of the middle 2011, trams are one of the basic types of public transportation in the city of Odessa, Ukraine. Odessa is served by 19 regular, and 5 non-regular, tram routes. Electric trams have been operating in Odessa since 1910. The tram net ...

                                               

Orleans tramway

The Orleans tramway consists of two tram lines in the city of Orleans, Centre-Val de Loire, France. Line A runs roughly north–south, and Line B roughly east–west. The lines cross at Place De Gaulle in the city centre.

                                               

Trams in Osijek

The Osijek tram system is operated by the City Transport of Osijek and serves the city of Osijek, capital of the Slavonia region of Croatia. The Osijek network is the only Croatian tram system still in existence outside Zagreb. Services have oper ...

                                               

Pittsburgh Light Rail

The Pittsburgh Light Rail is a 26.2-mile light rail system in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; it becomes a subway in Downtown Pittsburgh and is largely at-grade in the suburbs south of the city. The system is largely linear in a north-south direction, ...

                                               

Trams in Prague

The Prague tramway network is the largest such network in the Czech Republic, consisting of 142.4 km of track, 931 trams, and 25 daytime routes and 9 night routes with a total route length of 518 km. It is operated by Dopravni podnik hlavniho mes ...

                                               

Reims tramway

Reims tramway is a tram system in the French city of Reims, which opened in April 2011. It travels north to south, through the city, along 11 kilometres of route.

                                               

Rouen tramway

The Rouen tramway is a tramway/light rail network in the city of Rouen, Normandy, France. Construction began in 1991 and the network opened for service on 17 December 1994.

                                               

Light rail

Light rail transit is a form of urban rail transit using rolling stock similar to a tram, but operating at a higher capacity and speed, and often on an exclusive right-of-way. There is no standard definition, but in the United States where the te ...

                                               

Trams in Sofia

The Sofia tram network is a main public transportation facility in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. It began operation on January 1, 1901. As of 2006, the tram system included approximately 308 kilometres of narrow and standard gauge one-way track ...

                                               

Trams in Istanbul

The former capital of the Ottoman Empire was once served, on both its Asian and European sides, by a large network of trams in Istanbul. Its first-generation tram network first operated as a horse tram system, and was eventually converted to elec ...

                                               

Trams in Stockholm

The Stockholm tramway network forms part of the public transport system in Stockholm, the capital city of Sweden. Beginning with horse trams in 1877, the Stockholm tram network reached its largest extent in 1946. Many of the former suburban tram ...

                                               

Trams in Tallinn

The Tallinn tram network is the only tram network in Estonia. Together with the four-route trolleybus network, the four tram lines, with a total length of 19.7 km arranged in a roughly cross-shaped layout, provide a backbone for the public transp ...

                                               

Trams in Tbilisi

The Tbilisi tramway network operated in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi between 1883 and 2006. In 1986 it extended to 105 km of track covering 12 different routes.

                                               

Tenerife Tram

Tenerife Tram is a light rail or tram service located on the island of Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands. It is operated by Metropolitano de Tenerife, a limited company now 100% owned by the Cabildo of Tenerife. Service started on 2 June 2007 o ...

                                               

Metro leger de Tunis

The Metro leger de Tunis is an expanding public transportation network for the Tunis area that was started in 1985. It represents not a subterranean transit system but a light rail network. Metro legers light rail system has its track at surface ...

                                               

Trams in Tianjin

Tianjin, a major port and industrial center in China. Tianjin once had a standard steel-wheeled tramway network. But the original tram service was completely stopped in 1973. In 2006, tram service returned to Tianjin in the form of the TEDA Moder ...

                                               

Trams in Kharkiv

The Kharkiv tram is part of the public transport system of the second largest city of Ukraine. The tram system has a "Russian Standard" track gauge of 1.524 mm. The tram network is built almost exclusively on the streets of Kharkiv, making it a t ...

                                               

Helsinki tram network

The Helsinki tram network forms part of the Helsinki public transport system organised by Helsinki Regional Transport Authority and operated by Helsinki City Transport in the Finnish capital city of Helsinki. The trams are the main means of trans ...

                                               

Hiroshima Electric Railway

Hiroshima Electric Railway Co., Ltd. is a Japanese transportation company established on June 18, 1910, that operates streetcars and buses in and around Hiroshima Prefecture. It is known as Hiroden for short. The companys rolling stock includes a ...

                                               

METRORail

METRORail is the 22.7-mile light rail system in Houston, Texas. As of 2015, the METRORail has an average weekday ridership of 56.600 and total annual ridership of 18.335 million. After Dallass DART Light Rail, METRORail ranks as the second most-t ...

                                               

Trams in Zurich

Trams make an important contribution to public transport in the city of Zurich in Switzerland. The tram network serves most city neighbourhoods, and is the backbone of public transport within the city, albeit supplemented by the inner sections of ...

                                               

Trams in Changchun

The Changchun Tram is a historic tram line in Changchun, Jilin, China. It was first opened November 11, 1941, and was constructed by the Manchukuo government. On August 15, 1945, the tram had 7 lines and 73 trains. At its peak in 1960, the tram h ...

                                               

Trams in Shanghai

Trams in Shanghai began operating in 1908 using a steel wheeled electric system. In 2010, the Zhangjiang Tram reintroduced this form of transport to Shanghai in the form of a single line in the Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park in suburban Pudong. Addition ...

                                               

Charlotte Trolley

The Charlotte Trolley was a heritage streetcar that operated in Charlotte in the U.S. state of North Carolina. The line ran along the former Norfolk Southern right of way between Tremont Avenue in the Historic South End in a northerly direction t ...

                                               

Trams in Szczecin

The Szczecin tram system is a 12-line, standard gauge tramway system in Szczecin, Poland that has been in operation since 1879. The tramway operates on 64 kilometers of route. There are two depots and twelve balloon loops. Daytime lines are opera ...

                                               

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Petersburg Tram Mechanical Factory

Petersburg Tram Mechanical Factory was one of the leading manufacturers of tramcars in Russia and the CIS-countries located in Saint Petersburg. As the only tram manufacturing plant in Russia for several decades, it was the sole supplier of rolli ...

                                               

Seashore Trolley Museum

The Seashore Trolley Museum, located in Kennebunkport, Maine, United States, is the worlds oldest and largest museum of mass transit vehicles. While the main focus of the collection is trolley cars, it also includes rapid transit trains, Interurb ...

                                               

Tide Light Rail

The Tide is a 7.4 mi light rail line in Norfolk, Virginia, connecting Eastern Virginia Medical School, Downtown Norfolk, Norfolk State University, and Newtown Road. Service began on August 19, 2011, making it the first light rail system in Virgin ...

                                               

Tranvia del Este

The Tranvia del Este, also known as the Puerto Madero Tramway, was a 12-block "demonstration" tram line in the Puerto Madero neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina, in operation from 2007 to 2012. It used French-built Citadis 302 trams on loan, ...

                                               

Tramways in Ile-de-France

The Ile-de-France tramways consists of a network of modern tram lines in the Ile-de-France region of France. Ten lines are currently operational, with extensions and additional lines in the planning and construction stage. Although the system mai ...

                                               

Xochimilco Light Rail

The Xochimilco Light Rail is a light rail line that serves the southern part of Mexico City. It connects to, but is not considered a part of, the Mexico City Metro. Rather, it is operated by the Servicio de Transportes Electricos, the authority t ...

                                               

Bordeaux tramway

The Bordeaux tramway network consists of three lines serving the city of Bordeaux in Aquitaine in southwestern France. The first line of Bordeauxs modern tramway opened on 21 December 2003; further extensions have increased the route length to 66 ...

                                               

Sapporo Streetcar

The Sapporo Streetcar is a tram network located in Sapporo, Hokkaidō, Japan. It is operated by the Sapporo City Transportation Bureau. The system is sometimes referred to by residents as simply the shiden ". The first section of the network opene ...

                                               

General Motors streetcar conspiracy

The notion of a General Motors streetcar conspiracy emerged after General Motors and other companies were convicted of monopolizing the sale of buses and supplies to National City Lines and its subsidiaries. In the same case, the defendants were ...

                                               

71-931

71-931 "Vityaz" is a Russian three-unit six-axle 100% low-floor tram car created by LLC "PK Transportnye Sistemy" and manufactured in cooperation by PK TS and Transmashholding at the facilities of the Tver Carriage Works. Currently exists in two ...

                                               

San Francisco cable car system

The San Francisco cable car system is the worlds last manually operated cable car system. An icon of San Francisco, the cable car system forms part of the intermodal urban transport network operated by the San Francisco Municipal Railway. Of the ...

                                               

Stadler Metelica

                                               

Nancy Guided Light Transit

The Nancy Guided Light Transit or TVR is a guided bus system in Nancy, France. The system uses Bombardiers TVR technology. The TVR replaced the trolleybus system in Nancy.

                                               

Trams in Padua

The Padua Tramway serves Padova, a city in Veneto. In operation since 2007, it is 10.3-kilometre long, and comprises one line, linking the north with the south calling at the main station and then passing the historic city centre. The system buil ...

                                               

Rio de Janeiro Light Rail

Rio de Janeiro Light Rail is a modern light rail system serving Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The system is among several new public transport developments in the region ahead of the citys successful bid for the 2016 Summer Olympics. Its official name ...

                                               

Valley Metro Rail

Valley Metro Rail is a 28.2-mile light rail line operating in the U.S. state of Arizona. Part of the Valley Metro public transit system, it serves the cities of Phoenix, Tempe, and Mesa. Construction began in March 2005; operation started Decembe ...

                                               

Hasselt – Maastricht tramway

The Hasselt – Maastricht tramway is a proposed fast tram system linking Hasselt, Belgian province of Limburg and Maastricht, Dutch province of Limburg. The project is part of the Spartacusplan of Belgian Limburg, proposed by the Belgian transport ...

                                               

List of town tramway systems in Africa

This is a list of African cities and towns that have, or once had, town tramway systems as part of their public transport system. Other geographic regions: Central America Europe Asia Oceania North America South America Sources, references and ex ...

                                               

List of town tramway systems in Russia

This is a list of town tramway systems in Russia by federal district. It includes all tram systems, past and present. Cities with currently operating systems are indicated in bold. The use of the diamond symbol indicates where there were two or m ...

                                               

List of town tramway systems in Ukraine

This is a list of town tramway systems in Ukraine by oblast. It includes all tram systems, past and present; cities with currently operating systems are indicated in bold. The use of the diamond symbol indicates where there were two or more indep ...

                                               

List of town tramway systems in South America

This is a list of cities and towns in South America that have, or once had, town tramway systems as part of their public transport system. Separate lists have been created for Argentina, Brazil and Chile to increase user-friendliness and reduce a ...

                                               

Tram (disambiguation)

A tram, tramcar, or streetcar, is a vehicle used on a rail-based public transport system which runs primarily on streets; also used in mining. Tram or trams may also mean:

                                               

A Streetcar Named Desire (disambiguation)

A Streetcar Named Desire is a 1947 play by Tennessee Williams. A Streetcar Named Desire may also refer to: A Streetcar Named Desire ballet, ballet productions based on the play A Streetcar Named Desire 1951 film, directed by Elia Kazan, starring ...

                                               

Karachi to Melbourne Tram

The Karachi to Melbourne tram or the W-11 tram was Z class tram Z1 81 decorated by a team of professional Pakistani vehicle decorators, commissioned by the City of Melbourne for the 2006 Commonwealth Games.

                                               

Angers tramway

The Angers tramway is a single-line tramway in the French city of Angers in Pays de la Loire. Opened on 25 June 2011, Line A is operated by Keolis and replaced some bus lines, with the buses redeployed throughout the rest of the metropolitan area ...

                                               

Trams in Antalya

The modern 11.1-kilometre 6.9 mi light rail line Antray opened in December 2009 as a two-way 16-stop line connecting the north of the city to the center. The AntRay line have 16 stops, including two cut-and-cover underground stations, and a depot ...

                                               

Line A (EuskoTran)

The Line A of Euskotren Tranbia, also known simply as Bilbaos Tram is a tramway system in Bilbao, Spain which began operation in December 2002. It is one of the two light rail tram lines operated by Euskotren Tranbia in the Basque Country, the ot ...

                                               

Kayseray

Kayseray is a light rail street-tram system operating in the city of Kayseri in Turkey. The tracks and station structures were completed and the line opened in 2009.

                                               

Cagliari light rail

The Cagliari light rail system, commercially known as Metrocagliari, is a two-line light rail system that serves the town of Cagliari and part of its metropolitan area, in Sardinia, Italy. The system was inaugurated in 2008 and has subsequently b ...

                                               

Montpellier tramway

The Montpellier tramway is a four-line tramway system in the city of Montpellier in Occitanie, France. The tramway is owned by the Montpellier Mediterranee Metropole, and is operated by the Transports de lagglomeration de Montpellier authority. T ...

                                               

Trams in Opatija

The Opatija line was planned in 1892 as a steam driven tramway line from Matulje to Volosko, however, this concept was not accepted due to complaints by the hotel industry fearing the smoke and noise generated by steam locomotives, which would di ...

                                               

Trams in Oranjestad

The Oranjestad Streetcar is a single-track tram line in Oranjestad, the capital city of Aruba. It is owned and operated by Arubus, the national public transportation company. It was built as a key component of a larger project to upgrade the main ...

                                               

Trams in Pula

The city of Pula had an electric tram system in the early 20th century. It was built in 1904 as a part of Pulas economic crescendo during the Austro-Hungarian rule. After World War I, under Fascist rule, the need for tram transportation declined ...

                                               

Rabat–Sale tramway

The Rabat-Sale tramway is a tram system in the Moroccan agglomeration of Rabat and Sale cities which opened on 23 May 2011.

                                               

Trams in Rijeka

Tram traffic in Rijeka was introduced in 1899. The first electric tram appeared on the streets of Rijeka on November 7, 1899 and thus marked the beginnings of organised public transport in the town. By a single-track line that was four kilometres ...

                                               

Riffelalp tram

The Riffelalp tram is a high altitude tramway line located in the Swiss canton of Valais near the resort of Zermatt. The line links the Riffelalp Resort to Riffelalp station, on the Gornergrat railway, and via that line to Zermatt and beyond. The ...

                                               

San Diego Trolley

The San Diego Trolley is a light rail system operating in the metropolitan area of San Diego. It is known colloquially as "The Trolley". The Trolleys operator, San Diego Trolley, Inc., is a subsidiary of the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System. ...

                                               

Zaragoza tram

The Zaragoza Tram is a tram system in the Spanish city of Zaragoza, capital of the autonomous community of Aragon. Line 1 will be expanded with a second and third line.

                                               

Santa Teresa Tram

The Santa Teresa Tram is a historic tram line in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It connects the city centre with the primarily residential, inner-city neighbourhood of Santa Teresa, in the hills immediately southwest of downtown. It is mainly maintained ...

                                               

Trams in Sintra

The Sintra tramway is a seasonal narrow gauge tourist tram line in Portugal. It links the town of Sintra with Praia das Maçãs, passing through Colares and close to the Praia Grande. It has a length of some 11.5 kilometres.

                                               

Schoneiche bei Berlin tramway

The route starts at Berlin S-Bahn station Friedrichshagen, located on line S3. It also connects to lines 60 and 61 of the Berlin trams here. It then runs alongside the Schoneicher LandstraSe, before diverging from the road, and entering Brandenbu ...

                                               

EsTram

EsTram is a tram system in Eskisehir, Turkey. Construction of Estram began in August 2002 and it became operational in December 2004. Operation started with total length of 15 kilometers and operates on two main lines, Otogar-SSK and Opera-Osmang ...

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