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  Portugal Porto Metro 2002 81 70 km (43 mi)
Volgograd  Russia Volgograd Metrotram 1984 22 17.3 km (10.7 mi)
Valencia  Spain Metrovalencia 1988 169 134 km (83 mi)
Kiev  Ukraine Kiev Light Rail 1978 19 21 km (13 mi)
Kryvyi Rih  Ukraine Kryvyi Rih Metrotram 1986 11 17.7 km (11.0 mi)

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References[edit]

  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)."