List of tram and light rail transit systems
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The following is a list of cities that have current tram/streetcar (including heritage trams/heritage streetcars), or light rail systems as part of their regular public transit systems. In other words, this list only includes systems which operate year-round and provide actual transit service, not ones that are primarily tourist services, are seasonal-only, or are excursion-type tram operations.
Some transit systems branded as "light rail" such as the Ampang Line and Kelana Jaya Line of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia qualify as metro systems (see medium-capacity rail system) and thus are not listed here – see List of metro systems.
Only currently operational tram and LRT systems are included in this listing – tram and LRT systems that have "suspended operation" or are presently under construction are excluded.
- Primary city served by the tram/streetcar or light rail system.
- Sovereign state in which the tram/streetcar or light rail system is located.
- The English name of the tram system or overview article for city.
- Year opened
- The year the system opened for passenger service. For older systems, this may refer to horsecar service for those systems continuously in operation since their horsecar era.
- The number of stations in the network, as quoted by the system's operator.
- System length
- The system length of a tram/streetcar or light rail network is the sum of the lengths of all routes in the rail network in kilometers (or miles). Each section of track is counted only once, regardless of how many lines pass over it, and regardless of whether it is single-track or multi-track, single carriageway or dual carriageway.
- Defines whether the system in question is a tram/streetcar system or a light rail transit system (or, in a few cases, whether the system is a heritage streetcar system).
|Algiers[note 1]||Algeria||Algiers tramway||2011||Tram|
|Sidi Bel Abbès||Algeria||Sidi Bel Abbès tramway||2017||Tram|
|Alexandria||Egypt||Trams in Alexandria||1863||Tram|
|Cairo (Heliopolis)[note 1]||Egypt||Trams in Greater Cairo||1908||Tram|
|Addis Ababa||Ethiopia||Addis Ababa Light Rail||2015||Light rail|
|Abuja||Nigeria||Abuja Light Rail||2018||Light rail|
|Tunis||Tunisia||Métro léger de Tunis||1985||Light rail|
- List of town tramway systems in Austria
- List of town tramway systems in Belarus
- Trams in Belgium
- Trams in France
- Trams in Germany
- List of town tramway systems in Italy
- List of town tramway systems in the Netherlands
- List of town tramway systems in Romania
- List of town tramway systems in Russia
- List of town tramway systems in Ukraine
- List of town tramway systems in the United Kingdom
The following systems provide regular transit service daily and year-round in North America. The bottom of the table lists those specific systems or lines using vintage or faux-vintage streetcars. For other heritage streetcar lines, ones with more limited service, see Streetcars in North America.
- Light rail in the United States
- List of United States light rail systems by ridership
- List of streetcar systems in the United States (all-time list)
- List of rail transit systems in the United States
(includes rapid transit and commuter rail, along with light rail and streetcar)
- List of North American rapid transit systems by ridership
- List of United States rapid transit systems by ridership
- List of United States commuter rail systems by ridership
- List of United States local bus agencies by ridership
|Gold Coast||Australia||G:link||2014||Light rail|
|Melbourne||Australia||Trams in Melbourne||1884||Tram|
|Newcastle||Australia||Newcastle Light Rail||2019||Light rail|
|Sydney||Australia||Light rail in Sydney||1997||Light rail|
|Christchurch||New Zealand||Trams in Christchurch||1995||Heritage tram|
|Oranjestad||Aruba||Trams in Oranjestad||2012||Heritage streetcar|
|Buenos Aires[note 1]||Argentina||PreMetro (Line E2)||1987||Light rail|
|Tren de la Costa||1995||Light rail|
|Campos do Jordao||Brazil||Campos do Jordao Tram||1914||Interurban|
|Itatinga||Brazil||Itatinga Tram (private line)||1958||Tram|
|Rio de Janeiro[note 1]||Brazil||Santa Teresa Tram||1877||Tram|
|Rio de Janeiro Light Rail||2016||Light rail/Tram|
|Santos – São Vicente (in Metropolitan Region of Baixada Santista)||Brazil||Santos light rail||2016||Light rail|
|Valparaíso||Chile||Valparaíso Metro||2005||Light rail|
|Medellín[note 1]||Colombia||Ayacucho Tram||2015||Translohr|
- Tram and light rail transit systems
- List of town tramway systems (all-time list)
- List of metro systems
- Medium-capacity rail transport system
- List of suburban and commuter rail systems
- List of trolleybus systems
- This city also has a metro/rapid transit system, in addition to its light rail/tram system - see the List of metro systems.
- See Trams in Shanghai for former Shanghai tram network.
- See Trams in Tianjin for former Tianjin tram network.
- Start of tramway operations.
- The Istanbul modern tramways (T1 & T4) run only on the European side of Istanbul.
- The Nostalgic tramways of Istanbul consists of two completely separate heritage tram systems, one on the European side (T5, opened in 1990), and the other on the Asian side (T3, opened in 2003).
- 2004-2007 passenger service suspended due to upgrade and expansion works; line 68, last surviving portion of the original network, reopened afterwards as part of the current line T1.
- This is a "rubber-tyred tramway" system featuring a single guide rail. The system is proposed to be phased out by 2022.
- Converted from a street running Straßenbahn.
- This system is part of the larger Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Ruhr (VRR) transport network which was founded in 1980 and operates the Rhine-Ruhr Stadtbahn system. The VRR transport network is composed of transit systems in the following cities: Bochum, Castrop-Rauxel, Dortmund, Duisburg, Düsseldorf, Essen, Gelsenkirchen, Hattingen, Herne, Krefeld, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Oberhausen, Wattenscheid, and Witten.
- Purportedly the smallest town (pop. approx. 10,000) in the world with its own stand-alone tram system.
- This system is operated under the common brand "Euskotren Tranbia", which groups tramways in the cities of Bilbao and Vitoria-Gasteiz, by the public controlled railway company Euskotren. Euskotren transport network is composed by transit systems of the whole Basque Country.
- A two-year free trial service started in 2007 on an "experimental section" (2.2 km - 4 stops).
- Stations for the tram line(s) only.
- Stations for the heritage tramway line(s) only.
- Total length for both tram and heritage tramway portions combined.
- A small portion of Basel's tram network serves stops within France or Germany.
- The Lausanne Metro has two lines: Line M1 is light rail; Line M2 is a rapid transit/metro system. Statistics shown are for the M1 line only.
- While the MBTA Green Line is light rail, the MBTA Blue, Orange, and Red lines of the system are rapid transit/subways.
- While the Blue and Green Lines are light rail, Cleveland's other rail transit line, the Red Line, is rapid transit.
- The light rail portion of L.A. Metro consists of Blue, Expo, Gold and Green lines only. The Red and Purple lines of L.A. Metro are rapid transit/subway lines.
- The San Francisco Bay Area is also served by the rapid transit BART system.
- Rebuilt as light rail from the streetcar system established in 1912; opened 1980–1982.
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