List of town tramway systems in Poland

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This is a list of town tramway systems in Poland. It includes all tram systems in Poland, past and present; cities with currently operating systems, and those systems themselves, are indicated in bold and blue background colored rows. Those tram systems that operated on other than standard gauge track (where known) are indicated in the 'Notes' column.

Public transport system
Name of System Location Traction
Type
Date (From) Date (To) Notes
  Białystok Horse 1895 1915  
Trams in Bielsko-Biała Bielsko-Biała Electric 1895 1972 Gauge: 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)
Trams in Bydgoszcz Bydgoszcz Horse 18 May 1888 1896 Gauge: 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)
Electric 1895   Gauge: 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)
Trams in Teschen Cieszyn (Teschen) Electric 12 Feb 1911 2 Apr 1921 Gauge: 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in).
Note: The Austrian-ruled town of Teschen (Polish: Cieszyn; Czech: Těšín) became part of Poland in 1918, following the collapse of Austria-Hungary. The suburb of Sachsenberg (Polish: Saska Kępa), west of the river Olza (Polish: Olza; Czech: Olše) became part of Czechoslovakia as Český Těšín from 28 July 1920. The tramway connected the railway station (in Český Těšín) to the business centre (in Cieszyn). It suffered financial losses following division of the town and was therefore closed in 1921.
Trams in Częstochowa Częstochowa Electric 8 Mar 1959    
Trams in Elbląg Elbląg Electric 23 Nov 1895   Gauge: 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)
Trams in Gdańsk Gdańsk Horse 22 Jun 1873 1896  
Electric 1895    
Trams in Gorzów Wielkopolski Gorzów Wielkopolski Electric 29 Jul 1899    
Trams in Grudziądz Grudziądz Horse 15 Jun 1896 1899 Gauge: 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)
Electric 1899  
Trams in Inowrocław Inowrocław Electric 1912 1962 Gauge: 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)
Trams in Jelenia Góra Jelenia Góra Natural gas 1897 1899  
Electric 1900 1967 Gauge: 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)
Silesian Interurbans Katowice Steam 27 May 1894 1895 Gauge: 785 mm (2 ft 6 2932 in)
Electric 1898   System serves neighboring towns including Bytom, Chorzów, Gliwice, Sosnowiec and the Zagłębie Dąbrowskie area.
Trams in Koszalin Koszalin Electric 21 Dec 1911 30 Sep 1938  
Trams in Kraków Kraków Horse 1 Nov 1882 1890  
Electric 1901   Nowa Huta, founded as a separate industrial town in 1949, was amalgamated with Kraków in 1951 and served by the Kraków tramway system from 1952.
Trams in Legnica Legnica Electric 1898 1969 Gauge: 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)
Trams in Łódź Łódź Electric 24 Dec 1898   Gauge: 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in).
Also serves neighbouring towns of Ozorków (see article), Pabianice (see article) and Zgierz (see article)
Trams in Olsztyn Olsztyn Electric 1907 1965 Gauge: 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)
Electric 19 Dec 2015
Trams in Poznań Poznań Horse 30 Jul 1880  ?  
Electric 1898   Fast tram opened 1 March 1997 (see Poznański Szybki Tramwaj).
Trams in Frankfurt (Oder) Słubice Electric 1898 28 Sep 1945 Gauge: 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)
Słubice was part of Frankfurt (Oder), Germany, until 1945 and was served by a tramway line that crossed the river Odra (German: Oder). There are no plans for the construction of a new line.
Trams in Słupsk Słupsk Horse 1905  ? Gauge: 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)
Electric 1910 1959 Gauge: 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)
Trams in Szczecin Szczecin Horse 23 Aug 1879 1898
Electric 1897  
Trams in Tarnów Tarnów Electric 1911 1942 Gauge: 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)
Trams in Toruń Toruń Horse 1891 1900 (?) Gauge: 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)
Electric 16 May 1891  
Trams in Wałbrzych Wałbrzych Electric 1898 1966 Gauge: 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)
Trams in Warsaw Warsaw (Warszawa) Horse 11 Dec 1866 Sep 1914 Also ran for 6 weeks in the spring 1917.
Electric 26 Mar 1908   Gauge originally 1,524 mm (5 ft), whole network converted gradually to standard gauge in late 1940s
Trams in Wrocław Wrocław Horse 10 Jul 1877 1906  
Electric 1893    

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