List of town tramway systems in Europe

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This is a list of cities and towns in Europe that have (or once had) town tramway (e.g. urban tramway) systems as part of their public transport system.

Separate lists have been created for the following European countries to improve user-friendliness and to reduce this list article's size:

Lists of town tramway systems in other geographic regions:

 Albania[edit]

Name of System Location Traction
Type
Date (From) Date (To) Notes
  Vlorë Horse  ?  ? A photograph of a horse-drawn tramcar, dated 1963 (Peschkes, Part Three, 1987, Page 19), establishes that Albania did have a town tramway service.

 Bosnia-Herzegovina[edit]

Name of System Location Traction
Type
Date (From) Date (To) Notes
Trams in Sarajevo Sarajevo Horsecar 1 Jan 1885 1 May 1895 760 mm (2 ft 5 1516 in) Bosnian gauge (narrow gauge)
Electric 1 May 1895 present

 Bulgaria[edit]

Name of System Location Traction
Type
Date (From) Date (To) Notes
Trams in Sofia Sofia Horsecar "late 19th century"[1]  ? Gauge: ?.
Electric 1 Jan 1901[1] Mix of 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in) metre gauge and 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge.[1]

 Lithuania[edit]

Name of System Location Traction
Type
Date (From) Date (To) Notes
  Kaunas Horse 5 Jun 1892 15 Apr 1929 [2]
Steam 1914 1936 [3]
  Klaipėda Electric 18 Aug 1904

1950

Oct 1934

1967

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  Palanga Horse  ?  ? [6]
  Vilnius Horse 15 Jun 1893 1915 [7]
Petrol 1914 1926  
Electric     Excepting microstates, Vilnius, Podgorica, Reykjavík and Tirana are the only European capitals where electric town tramways have not (yet) been built.

 Luxembourg[edit]

Name of System Location Traction
Type
Date (From) Date (To) Notes
  Esch-sur-Alzette canton Electric 29 May 1927 22 Sep 1956  
  Luxembourg City
Horse 22 Feb 1875  ?
Electric 8 Aug 1908 5 Sep 1964  

 Malta[edit]

Name of System Location Traction
Type
Date (From) Date (To) Notes
  Valletta Electric 23 Feb 1905 15 Dec 1929

 Moldova[edit]

Name of System Location Traction
Type
Date (From) Date (To) Notes
  Chişinău Horse 29 Oct 1888 1914  
Electric 25 Jan 1914 13 May 1961  

 Monaco[edit]

Name of System Location Traction
Type
Date (From) Date (To) Notes
  Monte Carlo Electric 1898 1932

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