List of town tramway systems in Ukraine

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This is a list of town tramway systems in Ukraine by oblast. It includes all tram systems, past and present.

Tatra T3SU trams in Odessa, Ukraine

Chernihiv Oblast[edit]

Name of System Location Traction
Type
Date (From) Date (To) Notes
Nizhyn tram Nizhyn Horse 1915 1920s?  

Chernivtsi Oblast[edit]

Name of System Location Traction
Type
Date (From) Date (To) Notes
  Chernivtsi Electric 18 Jul 1897 20 Mar 1967  

Autonomous Republic of Crimea[edit]

Name of System Location Traction
Type
Date (From) Date (To) Notes
  Yevpatoria Electric 23 May 1914   see note.
  Kerch Electric 7 Nov 1935 Nov 1941 Operation suspended because of war, not restored.
  Molochne Electric 18 Aug 1989   see note.
  Simferopol Electric 13 Aug 1914 1 Dec 1970 Operation suspended 1941 (or 1942) - 1944 because of war.

Note for Eupatoria: Operation suspended 1919 - 1923 because of war. Operated only during summer season, 1923 - 1941. Operation suspended 1941 - 1944 because of war. Operation resumed 1944, then suspended 1944 - 1947.

Note for Molochne: Built by the Pension Bérégovoy resort to provide transportation between the guest-house complex and the beach (on the Black Sea). Operates only during summer season.

Dnipropetrovsk Oblast[edit]

Name of System Location Traction
Type
Date (From) Date (To) Notes
  Dniprodzerzhinsk Electric 27 Nov 1935    
  Dnipropetrovsk Electric 26 Jun 1897   Operation suspended Oct 1919 - Sep 1921 because of war.
  Kryvyi Rih Electric 2 Jan 1935   Operation suspended Aug 1941 - 6 Nov 1946 because of war. Express tramway opened 26 Dec 1986 (see Kryvyi Rih Metro Tram).

Donetsk Oblast[edit]

Name of System Location Traction
Type
Date (From) Date (To) Notes
  Avdiyivka Electric 23 Aug 1965    
  Donetsk Electric 15 Jun 1928    
  Druzhkivka Electric traction 5 Dec 1945    
  Horlivka Electric 7 Nov 1932   Operation suspended Nov 1941 - 10 May 1945 because of war.
  Konstantinovka Electric 23 Aug 1931   Operation suspended Oct 1941 - 1 May 1944 and Jun 2004 - 2008. Unconnected line opened 1933, connected to original system 1965. Reopening in 2008.
  Kramatorsk Electric 12 May 1937    
  Makiivka Electric 21 Aug 1927 2006  
  Shchehlovka Electric 23 Nov 1924

1956

1941

-

Reopened and connected with the main Makiivka system, 1956.
  Mariupol Electric 1 May 1933    
  Slavyanohirsk Petrol (gasoline) traction 1930 (?) 1941  
  Sloviansk Steam 1894 1941 (?).  
  Yenakiieve Electric 24 May 1932   Operation suspended Nov 1941 - 8 Sep 1944 because of war.

Kharkiv Oblast[edit]

Name of System Location Traction
Type
Date (From) Date (To) Notes
  Kharkiv Horse 24 Sep 1882  ?  
Electric 16 Jul 1906   Operation suspended 1 Jan 1920 - Jun 1921 because of war.

Kirovohrad Oblast[edit]

Name of System Location Traction
Type
Date (From) Date (To) Notes
  Kirovohrad Electric 25 Jul 1897 Aug 1941 (?) Operation suspended because of war, not restored.

Kiev Municipality[edit]

Name of System Location Traction
Type
Date (From) Date (To) Notes
Kiev tram Kiev Horse 11 Aug 1891 1896  
Steam 19 Feb 1892 1904  
Electric 13 Jun 1892   First electric tramway in Russian Empire (and thus in Ukraine). Express tramway opened 1979.
  Darnytsya Petrol (gasoline) May 1912 1934 Operation suspended 1920 - 1925.
Electric 1926   Connected to main Kiev system 1925. (Darnytsya is on the left bank of the Dnieper River. Tramway segment on Paton Bridge closed 9 Jun 2004, dividing the Kiev system into two portions.)
  Demiyivka Electric 1909

1926

1919

?

Connected with main Kiev system 1926.
  Svyatoshin Horse 1898 1901  
Electric 1901  ? Connected with main Kiev system 1923.
  ♦ Darnytsya - Brovary / Бровари Petrol (gasoline) 1912 1934  

Luhansk Oblast[edit]

Name of System Location Traction
Type
Date (From) Date (To) Notes
  Luhansk Electric 3 May 1934   Operation suspended Aug 1942 - 25 Mar 1944 because of war.
  Kamyany Brid Electric May 1935 18 February 2008 Operation suspended Aug 1942 - 25 Mar 1944 because of war. Connected with main Luhansk system 1965, disconnected and closed down in 2008.
  Stakhanov Electric 15 Dec 1937 Dec 2007  

Lviv Oblast[edit]

Name of System Location Traction
Type
Date (From) Date (To) Notes
Lviv tram Lviv Horse 5 May 1880 1908 (?)  
Electric 31 May 1894   Construction of tramway tunnel started ca. 1989, stopped 1992.

Mykolaiv Oblast[edit]

Name of System Location Traction
Type
Date (From) Date (To) Notes
  Mykolaiv Horse 8 August 1897

1918

1915

1921

 
Electric 3 January 1915

May 1922

1918

-

Electric tramway operation suspended because of war.

Odessa Oblast[edit]

Name of System Location Traction
Type
Date (From) Date (To) Notes
  Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi Horse 1904  ?  
Steam 1907 1930  
  Odessa Horse 20 Jul 1880

1919

1915

Jun 1921

 
Electric 24 Sep 1910   First electric tramway within Odessa opened 24 Sep 1910. Operation suspended Jan 1919 - Jun 1921 because of war.
  Khajibeyskiy Liman Horse 23 May 1899 1917  
  Kuyalnitskiy Liman Horse 4 Jun 1888 1915  
  ♦ Odessa - Bolshogo Fontana Steam 23 Jul 1881

1920

Oct 1912 (electrified)

5 Sep 1922

 
  ♦ Odessa - Khajibeyskiy Liman Steam 1893

1920

Oct 1913 (electrified)

5 Sep 1922

 
  Chernomorka Electric 22 Aug 1907    

Poltava Oblast[edit]

Name of System Location Traction
Type
Date (From) Date (To) Notes
  Poltava (Electric)     Construction started 1962, not completed.

Sevastopol[edit]

Name of System Location Traction
Type
Date (From) Date (To) Notes
  Sevastopol Electric 24 Sep 1898 1942 Operation suspended because of war, not restored.
  ♦ Sevastopol - Balaklava Electric 1925 1942 Operation suspended because of war, not restored.

Sumy Oblast[edit]

Name of System Location Traction
Type
Date (From) Date (To) Notes
  Konotop Electric 25 Dec 1949    
  Sumy  ?  ?  ? Zinoviev http://archive.is/xpgOx. Archived from the original on 31 Jan 2013.  Missing or empty |title= (help) includes Sumy in a list of Ukrainian towns which have or had tramways, but provides no details.

Vinnytsia Oblast[edit]

Name of System Location Traction
Type
Date (From) Date (To) Notes
  Vinnytsia Electric 28 Oct 1913   Operation suspended Feb 1920 - 27 Nov 1921 and Mar 1944 - Jun 1945 because of war.

Zaporizhia Oblast[edit]

Name of System Location Traction
Type
Date (From) Date (To) Notes
  Zaporizhia Electric 17 Jul 1932   Operation suspended 1943 - 12 Oct 1944 because of war.

Zhytomyr Oblast[edit]

Name of System Location Traction
Type
Date (From) Date (To) Notes
  Berdychiv Horse 4 Aug 1892 1921  
  Zhytomyr Electric 3 Sep 1899   Operation suspended 1918 - 10 Aug 1920 because of war.

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