List of town tramway systems in Austria

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This is a list of town tramway systems in Austria. It includes all tram systems in Austria, past and present; cities with currently operating systems, and those systems themselves, are indicated in bold and blue background colored rows. The use of the diamond (♦) symbol indicates where there were (or are) two or more independent tram systems operating concurrently within a single metropolitan area. Those tram systems that operated on other than standard gauge track (where known) are indicated in the 'Notes' column.

Location Relevant Wikipedia Article Traction
Type
Date (From) Date (To) Notes
Dornbirn - Lustenau   Electric 30 Nov 1902 31 Oct 1938 Gauge: 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)
Gmunden Trams in Gmunden Electric 13 Aug 1894   Gauge: 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)
Ranked[by whom?] as the world's smallest operating town tramway (by system length)[citation needed]. To be converted into a tram-train system by linking it to the Traunseebahn.[1]
Graz Trams in Graz Horse 18 Jun 1878 23 Jul 1899  
Electric 29 Jan 1898    
Innsbruck Trams in Innsbruck Steam 1 Jun 1891 1 Jan 1910 Gauge: 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)
Electric 15 Jul 1905   Gauge: 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)
Klagenfurt Trams in Klagenfurt Horse 30 Jun 1891 1911 Gauge: 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)
Electric 6 May 1911 16 Apr 1963 Gauge: 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)
Linz
Linz Trams in Linz Horse 18 Jul 1880 31 Jul 1897 Gauge: 900 mm (2 ft 11 716 in)
Electric 31 Jul 1897   Gauge: 900 mm (2 ft 11 716 in)
Linz - Pöstlingberg Pöstlingbergbahn Electric 29 May 1898   Gauge: 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)
2008-2009 service suspeded; the line, regauged and integrated in Linz's urban network, was reopened on 29 May 2009.
Ebelsberg - Sankt Florian Florianerbahn Electric 1 Sep 1913 31 Dec 1973 Gauge: 900 mm (2 ft 11 716 in)
Reopened as a museum tramway.
Salzburg   Electric 4 May 1909 15 Nov 1940 Replaced by the city trolleybus system.
Sankt Pölten   Electric 18 Mar 1911 10 Feb 1976  
Unterach   Electric 18 Aug 1907 18 Sep 1949 Gauge: 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)
Located at the south end of Attersee lake.
Vienna
Vienna Trams in Vienna Horse 4 Oct 1865 28 Jun 1903  
Steam 27 Oct 1883 23 Jan 1922  
Electric 28 Jan 1897    
Vienna - Baden Wiener Lokalbahn Steam 29 Sep 1886 1907  
Electric 11 May 1899   Complete Vienna - Baden electric service began on 1 May 1907.
Baden (bei Wien)   Horse 16 Jul 1876 Oct 1893  
Electric 16 Jul 1894 14 Feb 1951  
MödlingHinterbrühl Mödling and Hinterbrühl Tram Electric 17 Oct 1883 31 Mar 1932 First permanent electric tramway in Europe.[citation needed]
Ybbs an der Donau   electric 11 Nov 1907 22 Sep 1953 Gauge: 760 mm (2 ft 5 1516 in)

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  1. ^ "Austrian tram-rail link approved". www.railjournal.com. 12 March 2013. Retrieved 25 January 2016. 

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