Kharkiv tram

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Kharkiv Tramline
Overview
Locale Kharkiv, Ukraine
Operation
Began operation 1906
Operator(s) Gorelectrotrans
Technical
System length 232.1 km (144.2 mi)
Track gauge 1,524 mm (5 ft)
(1,520 mm (4 ft 11 2732 in) Russian gauge)
System map

Kharkiv Tram System.svg

The Kharkiv tram (Ukrainian: Харкiвський трамвай) 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 (5 ft). The tram network is built almost exclusively on the streets of Kharkiv, making it a traditional tram system. The network consists almost exclusively of double track. In some parts the tracks are separated from other road traffic, whereas elsewhere tracks lie on lanes that cars and buses may also use.