List of premetro systems

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This is the list of cities which have premetro systems – i.e. tram or light rail systems which are, or were, intended to be converted to full rapid transit systems.

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Location Country Relevant Wikipedia article Year opened Stations System length
Buenos Aires  Argentina PreMetro (Line E2) 1987 17 7.4 km (4.6 mi)
Antwerp  Belgium Antwerp Pre-metro[1] 1975 11
(+8 not in use)
8.1 km (5.0 mi)
Brussels  Belgium Trams in Brussels[2] 1972 15
Charleroi  Belgium Charleroi Metro[3] 1976 48 33 km (21 mi)
Frankfurt[dubious ]  Germany Frankfurt U-Bahn 1968 86 64.85 km (40.30 mi)
Porto[dubious ]  Portugal Porto Metro 2002 81 70 km (43 mi)
Poznań  Poland Poznań Fast Tram 1997 8 8.1 km (5.0 mi)
Volgograd  Russia Volgograd Metrotram 1984 22 17.3 km (10.7 mi)
Valencia[dubious ]  Spain Metrovalencia 1988 169 134 km (83 mi)
Kiev[dubious ]  Ukraine Kiev Light Rail 1978 19 21 km (13 mi)
Kryvyi Rih[dubious ]  Ukraine Kryvyi Rih Metrotram 1986 11 17.7 km (11.0 mi)

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  1. ^ "Antwerpen Tram & Premetro". UrbanRail.net. 2013. Retrieved 2014-01-22. Antwerpen rail network is a typical premetro network. 
  2. ^ Geoffroy Fabre (19 March 2014). "Une station fantôme au secours du futur Métro Nord de la STIB". RTBF. Retrieved 2014-05-09. 
  3. ^ "Charleroi Premetro". UrbanRail.net. 2013. Retrieved 2014-01-22. The Charleroi Metro is a typical prémétro network, i.e. trams that run underground in the city centre and on viaducts or separate right-of-way through outer parts (similar to German Stadtbahn systems).