List of tram track gauges

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Narrow gauge[edit]

Narrow gauge Country
Network Comment
381 mm (15 in)  United Kingdom Claude Lane at Rhyl 1952-1956
610 mm (2 ft)  United Kingdom Claude Lane at Eastbourne 1956-1969
760 mm (2 ft 5 1516 in)  Austria Trams in Ybbs 1907-1953
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Trams in Sarajevo 1885-1960, converted to 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) in 1960
 Croatia Trams in Dubrovnik 1912-1970
 Croatia Trams in Zagreb 1891-1911, converted to 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in) in 1910
800 mm (2 ft 7 12 in)   Switzerland Riffelalp tram
2 ft 9 in (838 mm)  United Kingdom Seaton Tramway since 1970
900 mm (2 ft 11 716 in)  Austria Trams in Linz
 Poland Trams in Mrozy horse-drawn 1902-1967 and since 2012[1]
 Portugal Trams in Lisbon Converted from 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) in 1888
914 mm (3 ft)  Canada Whitehorse trolley Heritage streetcar
 Isle of Man Manx Electric Railway Heritage streetcar
 Isle of Man Douglas Bay Horse Tramway Heritage Horse Tram Council attempted closure 2015. Emmissions Control measures, proposed by opponents of the tramway, involved the wearing of nappies (diapers) by the horses. Trams (and common sense) rescued by local enthusiasts group. See
 Panama Tram in Panama City 1893-1941
 Spain Trams in Sóller Heritage streetcar
950 mm (3 ft 1 38 in)  Italy Trams in Cagliari since 2008
 Italy Trams in Chieti 1905-1950
 Italy Trams in Messina 1917-1951, rebuilt to 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in), since 2011
 Italy Trams in Pescara 1934-1960
 Italy Trams in Sassari
1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)  Austria Trams in Gmunden
 Austria Trams in Innsbruck
 Belgium Trams in Antwerp
 Belgium Trams in Ghent since 1904, converted from 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) (1874-1904)
 Belgium Coast Tram
 Croatia Trams in Opatija 1908-1933
 Croatia Trams in Osijek
 Croatia Trams in Pula 1904-1934
 Croatia Trams in Rijeka 1899-1952
 Croatia Trams in Zagreb since 1910, converted from 760 mm (2 ft 5 1516 in) (1891-1911)
 Egypt Trams in Greater Cairo
 Finland Trams in Helsinki
 Finland Trams in Turku Originally 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) (1890-1892), rebuilt to 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in) (1908–1972)
 Finland Trams in Vyborg 1912-1939. Note: Vyborg became part of the Soviet Union in 1940.
 France Trams in Angers 1896-1949, rebuilt to 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in), since 2011
 France Trams in Besançon 1897-1952, rebuilt to 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in), since 2014
 France Trams in Blois 1910-1933
 France Trams in Brest 1898-1944, rebuilt to 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in), since 2012
 France Trams in Colmar 1902-1960
 France Trams in Dijon 1895-1961, rebuilt to 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in), since 2012
 France Trams in Grenoble 1892-1952, rebuilt to 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in), since 1987
 France Trams in Le Mans 1897-1947, rebuilt to 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in), since 2007
 France Trams in Le Puy 1896-1914
 France Trams in Lille converted from 1,435 mm, since 2007
 France Trams in Lourdes 1899-1930
 France Trams in Montpellier 1888-1949, converted indirectly to 1,435 mm, since 2000
 France Trams in Mulhouse 1882-1960, rebuilt to 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in), since 2006
 France Trams in Pau 1900-1932
 France Trams in Perpignan 1900-1955
 France Trams in Poitiers 1899-1947
 France Trams in Mulhouse 1882-1960, rebuilt to 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in), since 2006
 France Trams in Reims 1900-1939, rebuilt to 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in), since 2011
 France Trams in Saint-Étienne
 France Trams in Sète 1901-1933
 France Trams in Strasbourg 1878-1960, rebuilt to 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in), since 1994
 France Trams in Tours 1900-1949, rebuilt to 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in), since 2013
 France Trams in Valenciennes 1881-1966, rebuilt to 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in), since 2006
 Germany Trams in Aachen
 Germany Trams in Altenburg 1895-1920
 Germany Trams in Augsburg
 Germany Trams in Bamberg 1897-1922
 Germany Trams in Bielefeld
 Germany Trams in Bochum/Gelsenkirchen
 Germany Trams in Brandenburg
 Germany Trams in Cottbus
 Germany Trams in Darmstadt
 Germany Trams in Detmold 1900-1954
 Germany Trams in Erfurt
 Germany Trams in Essen
 Germany Trams in Frankfurt (Oder)
 Germany Trams in Freiburg im Breisgau
 Germany Trams in Gera
 Germany Trams in Görlitz
 Germany Trams in Gotha
 Germany Trams in Guben 1904-1938[1]
 Germany Trams in Halberstadt
 Germany Trams in Halle (Saale)
 Germany Trams in Hamm 1898-1961
 Germany Trams in Heidelberg
 Germany Trams in Hof 1901-1922
 Germany Trams in Jena
 Germany Trams in Jüterbog 1897-1928
 Germany Kirnitzschtal Tramway
 Germany Trams in Koblenz 1887-1967
 Germany Trams in Krefeld
 Germany Trams in Landshut 1902-1945
 Germany Lockwitztal Tramway 1906-1977
 Germany Trams in Mainz
 Germany Trams in Marburg 1903-1951
 Germany Trams in Mannheim/Ludwigshafen
 Germany Trams in Mühlhausen 1898-1969
 Germany Trams in Mülheim/Oberhausen
 Germany Trams in Münster 1901-1954
 Germany Trams in Naumburg (Saale)
 Germany Trams in Nordhausen
 Germany Trams in Osnabrück 1906-1960
 Germany Trams in Paderborn 1900-1963
 Germany Trams in Pforzheim 1911-1964
 Germany Trams in Pirmasens 1905-1943
 Germany Trams in Plauen
 Germany Trams in Regensburg 1903-1964
 Germany Trams in Riesa 1889-1924
 Germany Trams in Schöneiche
 Germany Trams in Schweinfurt 1895-1921
 Germany Trams in Solingen 1896-1959
 Germany Trams in Stendal 1892-1926
 Germany Trams in Stralsund 1900-1966
 Germany Trams in Sylt 1888-1970
 Germany Trams in Ulm
 Germany Trams in Warnemünde 1910-1945
 Germany Trams in Weimar 1899-1937
 Germany Trams in Werder 1895-1926
 Germany Trams in Wittenberg 1888-1921
 Germany Trams in Worms 1906-1956
 Germany Trams in Würzburg
 Germany Trams in Zerbst 1891-1928
 Germany Trams in Zwickau
 Hungary Trams in Budapest 1887-1889 only, 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) before and after
 Italy Trieste-Opicina tramway 1902-
 Italy Trams in Bari 1909-1948
 Italy Trams in Bergamo 1887-1958
 Italy Trams in Bolzano 1909-1948
 Italy Trams in Catania 1905-1951
 Italy Trams in Civitanova Marche 1911-1955
 Italy Trams in Como 1899 and 1906-1952
 Italy Trams in Ferrara 1910-1938
 Italy Trams in Genoa 1893-1966
 Italy Trams in Gorizia 1909-1935
 Italy Trams in Merano
 Italy Trams in Modena 1881-1950
 Italy Trams in Padova 1907-1954
 Italy Trams in Palermo 1874-1947, converted indirectly to 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in), under construction
 Italy Trams in Perugia 1899-1946
 Italy Trams in Pisa 1912-1952
 Italy Trams in Reggio Calabria 1912-1928
 Italy Trams in Savona 1912-1948
 Italy Trams in Sulmona 1908-1943
 Italy Trams in Taranto 1922-1950
 Italy Trams in Trapani 1919-1952
 Italy Trams in Treviso 1906-1938
 Italy Trams in Udine 1887-1952
 Italy Trams in Venice Rubber-tyred (no gauge) electric tram since 2010; former, classic system 1907-1941
 Latvia Trams in Kemeri 1912-1935
 Latvia Trams in Liepāja
 Lithuania Trams in Klaipeda 1904-1929 and 1950-1967
 Lithuania Trams in Vilnius horse-drawn 1893-1916, diesel-powered 1924-1926[1]
 Luxembourg Trams in Esch-sur-Alzette 1927-1956
 Luxembourg Trams in Luxemburg converted from 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) in 1908, 1874-1964, in use
 Moldova Trams in Chișinău 1888-1961
 Monaco Trams in Monte Carlo 1898-1932
 Netherlands Trams in Groningen 1880-1949
 Netherlands Trams in Haarlem 1899-1957
 Norway Trams in Trondheim
 Poland Trams in Białystok horse-drawn 1895-1915[1]
 Poland Trams in Bielsko-Biała 1895-1971[1]
 Poland Trams in Bydgoszcz horse-drawn 1888-1896, electric since 1896[1]
 Poland Trams in Cieszyn 1911-1921[1]
 Poland Trams in Elbląg since 1895[1]
 Poland Trams in Grudziądz horse-drawn 1896-1899, electric since 1899[1]
 Poland Trams in Inowrocław 1912-1962[1]
 Poland Trams in Jelenia Góra Gas-powered (1,435 mm gauge) 1897-1899, electric (1,000 mm gauge) 1900-1969[1]
 Poland Trams in Kostrzyn nad Odrą horse-drawn 1903-1923, electric 1925-1945[1]
 Poland Trams in Legnica 1898-1969[1]
 Poland Trams in Łódź Electric since 1898, steam-powered 1916-1927.[1] Extensive suburban service.
 Poland Trams in Słubice 1898-1945 (until 1945 as part of trams in Frankfurt (Oder) network)[1]
 Poland Trams in Słupsk 1910-1959[1]
 Poland Trams in Sulejówek horse-drawn 1898-1914[1]
 Poland Trams in Tarnów 1911-1942[1]
 Poland Trams in Toruń horse-drawn 1891-1902, electric since 1899[1]
 Poland Trams in Wałbrzych 1898-1966[1]
 Poland Trams in Zgorzelec horse-drawn (1,435 mm gauge) 1882-1897, electric (1,000 mm gauge) 1897-1945[1]
 Portugal Trams in Coimbra 1874-1980
 Portugal Trams in Sintra 1874-1980
 Romania Trams in Arad
 Romania Trams in Iași
 Romania Trams in Sibiu 1905-2011
 Russia Trams in Kaliningrad
 Russia Trams in Pyatigorsk
 Russia Trams in Pskov 1909-1944
 Russia Trams in Sovetsk, Kaliningrad Oblast 1900-1944
 Russia Trams in Vyborg 1940-1957. Note: Vyborg was part of Finland until 1940.
 Serbia Trams in Belgrade
 Slovakia Trams in Bratislava
 Spain Euskotren Tranbia
 Spain Trams in Zaragoza 1885-1976, rebuilt to 1,435 mm, since 2011
  Switzerland Trams in Basel
  Switzerland Trams in Bern
  Switzerland Trams in Biel/Bienne 1902-1948, converted from 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) (1877-1902)
  Switzerland Trams in Geneva
  Switzerland Trams in Zürich converted from 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in), 1890 ?
 Turkey Trams in Eskişehir
 Turkey Istanbul nostalgic tram
Public transport in Istanbul
Heritage streetcar system
 Ukraine Trams in Lviv horse-drawn 1880-1908, electric since 1894[1]
 Ukraine Trams in Simferopol 1914-1970
 Ukraine Trams in Vinnytsia since 1913
 Ukraine Trams in Yevpatoria since 1914
 Ukraine Trams in Zhytomyr horse-drawn freight service since 1897, electric passenger service since 1899
1,009 mm (3 ft 3 2332 in)  Bulgaria Trams in Sofia New lines 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)  Australia Trams in Fremantle 1905-1952
 Australia Trams in Hobart 1893-1961
 Australia Trams in Kalgoorlie 1902-1952
 Australia Trams in Perth 1899-1958
 Estonia Trams in Tallinn
 Hong Kong Hong Kong Tramways
 Japan Sapporo Streetcar
 New Zealand Dunedin cable tramway[2] 1881-1957
 New Zealand Maori Hill tramway (Dunedin) 1901-1936. Other electric tramlines in Dunedin were 4 ft 8 in (1,422 mm).
 New Zealand Trams in Napier 1913-1931
 USA Trams in Denver[3] ????-????, converted to 1,435 mm, since 1989 ? ?,
See Denver Light Rail.
 USA Los Angeles Railway 1901-1963
 USA San Diego Electric Railway 1892-1898, converted to 1,435 mm 1898–1949
 USA San Francisco cable car system Part of San Francisco Municipal Railway
 USA Trams in Tacoma[citation needed] 1900? – 1938, resurrected as 1,435 mm, in 2003
 Wales Great Orme Tramway Only remaining cable-operated street tramway in UK, and one of only a few surviving in the world
1,100 mm (3 ft 7 516 in)  Brasil Santa Teresa Tramway
 Germany Trams in Braunschweig
 Germany Trams in Kiel 1881-1985
 Germany Trams in Lübeck 1881-1959
4 ft (1,219 mm)[4]  New Zealand Wellington tramway system 1904-1964
 United Kingdom Accrington Steam Tramways Company, Accrington Corporation Tramways, Haslingden Corporation Tramways, Rossendale Valley Tramways and Rawtenstall Corporation Tramways 1886-1932
 United Kingdom Barrow-in-Furness Tramways Company 1885-1932
 United Kingdom Blackburn and Over Darwen Tramways Company, Blackburn Corporation Tramways and Darwen Corporation Tramways 1887-1949
 United Kingdom Bradford Tramways Company, Bradford and Shelf Tramway Company and Bradford Corporation Tramways 1882-1950 Note: Tapering Gauge at Stanningley Town Street to connect to Leeds 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge, using splined axles.
 United Kingdom Burnley Corporation Tramways, Nelson Corporation Tramways and Colne and Trawden Light Railway Company 1881-1935
 United Kingdom Keighley Tramways Company horse-drawn 1889-1904
1,350 mm (4 ft 5 532 in)[5]  Brasil Santos tramways[6] Closed 1971, heritage streetcar opened 2000[7]
4 ft 6 in (1,372 mm)  Japan Toden Arakawa Line
 Japan Tōkyū Setagaya Line
 Japan Hakodate City Tram
4 ft 7 34 in (1,416 mm)  United Kingdom Glasgow Corporation Tramways 1872-1962
 United Kingdom Huddersfield Corporation Tramways 1882-1940
4 ft 8 in (1,422 mm)  New Zealand Dundedin electric trams 1903-1956. All lines except Maori Hill which was 1,067mm.

Standard gauge[edit]

Standard gauge Country
Network Note
1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge  Argentina Tranvía del Este 2007-2012
 Australia Trams in Adelaide Defunct, but one remaining, one line
 Australia Glenelg Tram in Adelaide Current, originally built as 1,600 mm (5 ft 3 in)
 Australia Trams in Ballarat Heritage tramway
 Australia Trams in Bendigo Heritage tramway
 Australia Trams in Brisbane 1885-1969
 Australia G:link
 Australia Trams in Geelong 1912-1956
 Australia Trams in Melbourne
 Australia Trams in Sydney
 Austria Trams in Graz
 Austria Trams in Vienna
 Belgium Trams in Brussels
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Trams in Sarajevo Converted from 760 mm (2 ft 5 1516 in) in 1960
 Canada Calgary C-Train Street running in Downtown Calgary
 Canada Edmonton Radial Railway 1908-1951
 Canada Edmonton High Level Bridge Streetcar Heritage streetcar
 Canada Streetcars in Montreal 18__-1959
 Canada Nelson Electric Tramway Heritage streetcar
 Canada Ottawa Electric Railway 1891-1959
 Canada Vancouver Downtown Historic Railway Heritage streetcar
 Canada Cornwall Street Railway[8] Defunct. Used for both trams and for freight cars from the CN mainline. Used for freight only under catenary until 9 October 1971[8]
 Canada BC Electric Railway Defunct, a part is used by the Southern
Railway of British Columbia
for freight.
 Czech Republic Trams in Brno
 Czech Republic Trams in Ostrava
 Czech Republic Trams in Prague
 Denmark Trams in Aarhus
 Denmark Trams in Copenhagen
 Egypt Trams in Alexandria
 Finland Trams in Turku 1890-1892, converted to 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in) (1908–1972)
 Finland Tampere light rail Under construction, due to be opened in 2021.
 France Trams in Angers Originally 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in) (1896-1949), restarted in 2011 as 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
 France Trams in Avignon
 France Trams in Besançon
 France Trams in Bordeaux
 France Trams in Brest
 France Trams in Dijon
 France Trams in Grenoble
 France Trams in Le Havre Restarted in 2012
 France Trams in Le Mans
 France Trams in Lyon
 France Trams in Marseille
 France Trams in Montpellier
 France Trams in Mulhouse
 France Trams in Nantes
 France Trams in Nice
 France Trams in Orléans
 France Trams in Paris
 France Trams in Reims
 France Trams in Rouen
 France Trams in Strasbourg
 France Trams in Toulouse
 France Trams in Tours
 France Trams in Valenciennes
 Germany Trams in Berlin
 Germany Trams in Bingen 1906-1955
 Germany Trams in Bonn
 Germany Trams in Bremen
 Germany Trams in Bremerhaven
 Germany Trams in Chemnitz Converted from 914 mm (3 ft) (1893–ca 1914) and 925 mm (3 ft 1332 in) (ca 1914–1950s / 1988)
 Germany Trams in Cologne
 Germany Trams in Cuxhaven 1914-1914
 Germany Trams in Dortmund
 Germany Trams in Duisburg
 Germany Trams in Düsseldorf
 Germany Trams in Eberswalde 1910-1940
 Germany Trams in Frankfurt am Main
 Germany Trams in Gießen 1909-1953
 Germany Trams in Hamburg 1866-1978
 Germany Trams in Hanover
 Germany Trams in Hildesheim 1905-1945
 Germany Trams in Ingolstadt 1878-1921
 Germany Trams in Kaiserslautern 1916-1935
 Germany Trams in Karlsruhe
 Germany Trams in Kassel
 Germany Trams in Munich
 Germany Trams in Nuremberg
 Germany Trams in Oldenburg 1884-1884
 Germany Trams in Potsdam
 Germany Trams in Rostock
 Germany Trams in Saarbrücken
 Germany Trams in Schwerin
 Germany Trams in Stadthagen 1897-1930
 Germany Trams in Strausberg
 Germany Trams in Stuttgart
 Germany Trams in Trier 1890-1951
 Germany Trams in Wilhelmshaven 1913-1945
 Germany Trams in Woltersdorf
 Greece Trams in Athens
 Hungary Trams in Budapest 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in), 1887-1889
 Hungary Trams in Debrecen
 Hungary Trams in Miskolc
 Hungary Trams in Szeged
 India Trams in Kolkata
 Ireland Trams in Dublin closed 1949, new system (Luas) opened 2004
 Israel Trams in Jerusalem
 Italy Trams in Messina 950 mm (3 ft 1 38 in) from 1917 to 1951, restarted as 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge in 2003
 Italy Trams in Palermo
 Japan Hankai Tramway
 Mexico Streetcars in Mexico City Last streetcar line converted to Xochimilco Light Rail
 Netherlands Trams in Amsterdam Originally 1,422 mm (4 ft 8 in)
 Netherlands Trams in The Hague Connects with the trams in Rotterdam through Delft
 Netherlands Trams in Rotterdam Some parts originally 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in) and 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)
 New Zealand Trams in Auckland Currently a heritage streetcar. Original system 1902-1956 also used standard gauge.
 New Zealand Trams in Christchurch Currently a heritage streetcar
 North Korea Trams in Pyongyang
 Norway Trams in Bergen 1897-1964
 Norway Trams in Oslo
 Poland Trams in Częstochowa since 1959[1]
 Poland Trams in Gdańsk horse-drawn 1873-1896, electric since 1896[1]
 Poland Trams in Gorzów Wielkopolski since 1899 (break 1922-1924)[1]
 Poland Trams in Koszalin 1911-1945[1]
 Poland Trams in Kraków horse-drawn 1882-1901, electric (900 mm gauge) 1901-1953, electric (1,435 mm gauge) since 1913[1]
 Poland Trams in Olsztyn since 2015 (1907-1965: 1,000 mm)[1]
 Poland Trams in Poznań horse-drawn 1880-1898, electric since 1898[1]
 Poland Silesian Interurbans Steam-powered 1894-1901, horse-drawn 1895-1899, electric (785 mm gauge) 1898-1951, electric (1,435 mm gauge) since 1912[1]
 Poland Trams in Szczecin horse-drawn 1879-1898, electric since 1897[1]
 Poland Trams in Warsaw horse-drawn 1866-1916,[1] electric since 1908, diesel-powered (one route) in 1924. Converted from 1,524 mm (Russian gauge) in 1946-1950.[9]
 Poland Trams in Wrocław horse-drawn 1877-1906, electric since 1893[1]
 Portugal Trams in Porto Heritage streetcar
 Romania Trams in Botoșani
 Romania Trams in Brăila
 Romania Trams in Bucharest
 Romania Trams in Cluj-Napoca
 Romania Trams in Craiova
 Romania Trams in Galați
 Romania Trams in Oradea
 Romania Trams in Ploiești
 Romania Trams in Reșița
 Romania Trams in Timișoara
 Russia Trams in Rostov-on-Don
 Slovakia Trams in Košice
 Spain Parla Tram
 Spain Trams in Zaragoza Originally 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in) (1885-1976), restarted in 2011 as 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
 Sweden Trams in Gothenburg
 Sweden Trams in Norrköping
 Sweden Trams in Stockholm
 Turkey Istanbul modern tram
 Ukraine Trams in Kolomyia Steam-powered 1886-ca.1944[1]
 United Arab Emirates Trams in Dubai
 United Kingdom Trams in Blackpool
 United Kingdom Cambridge Street Tramways Horse-drawn tramway service operating two routes, 1880-1914
 United Kingdom Croydon Tramlink Some street running in Croydon
 United Kingdom Trams in Edinburgh
 United Kingdom Manchester Metrolink
 United Kingdom Leeds Tramway 1891 – November 1959
 United Kingdom Nottingham Express Transit
 United Kingdom Sheffield Supertram
 USA Baltimore Light Rail Some street running
 USA Streetcars in Boston Only the Green Line "E" Branch is left
 USA Charlotte, CityLynx Gold Line Heritage streetcar
 USA Chicago Surface Lines 1913–1947
 USA Cincinnati Streetcar Originally 1,588 mm (5 ft 2 12 in) (1859-1951), restarted in 2016 (1,435 mm)
 USA Dallas, McKinney Avenue Transit Authority Heritage streetcar
 USA Denver Light Rail Originally 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in) (?), restarted in 1994 as 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in), some street running
 USA Little Rock, Metro Streetcar Heritage streetcar
 USA Greater Los Angeles Area, Pacific Electric 1901–1961
 USA Historic Downtown Los Angeles Streetcar Planned
 USA Memphis, MATA Trolley Heritage streetcar
 USA San Diego Electric Railway Converted from 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in) in 1898, 1892–1949
 USA San Diego Trolley
 USA San Francisco Municipal Railway
 USA San Francisco, E Embarcadero and F Market & Wharves Heritage streetcar, part of
San Francisco Municipal Railway
 USA Trams in Seattle
 USA Tacoma Link Originally 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in) (?), restarted in 2003 as 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
 USA Tampa, TECO Line Streetcar System Heritage streetcar
 USA Streetcars in Washington, D.C.
 Wales Swansea and Mumbles Railway Originally a mineral line, regauged and relaid a number of times, operated latterly as a Tramway using the largest doubledeck trams ever made for UK use, often in pairs, closed by local bus company in 1960

Broad gauge[edit]

Broad gauge Country
Network Comment
1,445 mm (4 ft 8 78 in)
Italian gauge
 Italy Trams in Milan
 Italy Trams in Rome
 Italy Trams in Turin
1,448 mm (4 ft 9 in)  United Kingdom Belfast Corporation Tramways 1905-1954
1,450 mm (4 ft 9 332 in)  Germany Trams in Dresden 1,440 mm (4 ft 8 1116 in) until 1903
 Germany Trams in Zittau 1902 only, converted to 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in), 1904-1919
 Germany Lößnitz tramway
1,458 mm (4 ft 9 1332 in)  Germany Trams in Leipzig
1,495 mm (4 ft 10 78 in)  Canada Toronto streetcar system Transit City light rail lines will use standard gauge
1,524 mm (5 ft)  Armenia Trams in Yerevan Originally 914 mm (3 ft) (1906-1918), 1933-2004
 Azerbaijan Trams in Baku 1889-2004
 Azerbaijan Trams in Ganja, Azerbaijan 1933-1976
 Azerbaijan Trams in Sumqayit 1959-2003
 Belarus Trams in Mazyr
 Belarus Trams in Minsk converted from 1,000 mm in 1929
 Belarus Trams in Navapolatsk
 Belarus Trams in Vitebsk
 Georgia Trams in Tbilisi Converted from 914 mm (3 ft) (1883-1910) and 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in) (1904-1934), 1,524 mm (5 ft): 1934-2006
 Kazakhstan Trams in Almaty
 Kazakhstan Trams in Oskemen
 Kazakhstan Trams in Pavlodar
 Kazakhstan Trams in Karaganda
 Kazakhstan Trams in Temirtau
 Latvia Trams in Daugavpils
 Latvia Trams in Riga
 Russia Trams in Angarsk
 Russia Trams in Astrakhan 1953-2007
 Russia Trams in Achinsk
 Russia Trams in Biysk
 Russia Trams in Khabarovsk
 Russia Trams in Dzerzhinsk, Russia
 Russia Trams in Grozny 1932-1994/95
 Russia Trams in Irkutsk
 Russia Trams in Izhevsk
 Russia Trams in Ivanovo 1953-2008
 Russia Trams in Yaroslavl
 Russia Trams in Yekaterinburg
 Russia Trams in Kaltan 1957-1961
 Russia Trams in Karpinsk 1946-1994
 Russia Trams in Kazan
 Russia Trams in Kemerovo
 Russia Trams in Kolomna
 Russia Trams in Komsomolsk-on-Amur
 Russia Trams in Krasnodar
 Russia Trams in Krasnoyarsk
 Russia Trams in Krasnoturyinsk
 Russia Trams in Kursk
 Russia Trams in Lipetsk
 Russia Trams in Magnitogorsk
 Russia Trams in Moscow
 Russia Trams in Naberezhnye Chelny
 Russia Trams in Nizhny Novgorod
 Russia Trams in Nizhny Tagil
 Russia Trams in Noginsk
 Russia Trams in Novokuznetsk
 Russia Trams in Novorossiysk 1934-1969
 Russia Trams in Novosibirsk
 Russia Trams in Novotroitsk
 Russia Trams in Novocherkassk
 Russia Trams in Omsk
 Russia Trams in Oryol
 Russia Trams in Orsk
 Russia Trams in Osinniki
 Russia Trams in Perm
 Russia Trams in Prokopyevsk
 Russia Trams in Ryazan 1963-2010
 Russia Trams in Salavat, Russia
 Russia Trams in Samara
 Russia Trams in Saint Petersburg
 Russia Trams in Saratov
 Russia Trams in Ulyanovsk
 Russia Trams in Zlatoust
 Russia Trams in Smolensk
 Russia Trams in Taganrog
 Russia Trams in Tomsk
 Russia Trams in Chelyabinsk
 Russia Trams in Cheryomushki
 Russia Trams in Cherepovets
 Russia Trams in Tula
 Russia Trams in Tver
 Russia Trams in Ufa
 Russia Trams in Ulan-Ude
 Russia Trams in Usolye-Sibirskoye
 Russia Trams in Ust-Ilimsk
 Russia Trams in Vladikavkaz
 Russia Trams in Vladivostok
 Russia Trams in Volgograd
 Russia Trams in Volzhsky, Volgograd Oblast
 Russia Trams in Volchansk
 Russia Trams in Voronezh 1926-2009
 Ukraine Trams in Avdiivka
 Ukraine Trams in Berdychiv 1892-1921
 Ukraine Trams in Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi 1904-1930
 Ukraine Trams in Brovary 1934-1941
 Ukraine Trams in Kharkiv
 Ukraine Trams in Kamianske
 Ukraine Trams in Dnipro
 Ukraine Trams in Donetsk
 Ukraine Trams in Druzhkivka
 Ukraine Trams in Horlivka
 Ukraine Trams in Yenakiieve
 Ukraine Trams in Kerch
 Ukraine Trams in Kiev
 Ukraine Trams in Konotop
 Ukraine Trams in Kramatorsk
 Ukraine Trams in Kryvyi Rih
 Ukraine Trams in Luhansk
 Ukraine Trams in Makiivka 1924-2006
 Ukraine Trams in Mariupol
 Ukraine Trams in Mykolaiv
 Ukraine Trams in Odessa
 Ukraine Trams in Zaporizhia
 Ukraine Trams in Stakhanov, Ukraine 1937-2008
 Ukraine Trams in Sviatohirsk 1930-1941
 Ukraine Trams in Vuhlehirsk 1958-1980
 USA Trams in Camden 1871-1935
 USA Trams in Louisville ? – 1948
 Uzbekistan Trams in Samarkand 1942-1973
 Uzbekistan Trams in Tashkent
1,575 mm (5 ft 2 in)  USA Trams in Columbus 1863-1948
1,581 mm (5 ft 2 14 in)  USA Philadelphia, SEPTA
1,588 mm (5 ft 2 12 in)  USA Streetcars in Cincinnati 1859-1951, former system operated by Cincinnati Street Railway. The modern system that opened in 2016 uses standard gauge.
 USA New Orleans streetcar system
 USA Pittsburgh Railways 1902-1964, parts of it are replaced by the Pittsburgh Light Rail system which continues to use the same track gauge.
1,600 mm (5 ft 3 in)  Australia Adelaide horse tram network 1879 – ?, Port Adelaide to Albert Park only
 Australia St Kilda to Brighton Beach Street Railway (Melbourne) 1906-1959. Operated by Victorian Railways.
 Australia Victor Harbor Horse Drawn Tram Heritage system reinstated in 1986.
 Ireland Hill of Howth Tramway 1901-1959
 USA Trams in Altoona[3] 188_-1954
1,638 mm (5 ft 4 12 in)[5]  USA Baltimore Streetcar System This track gauge is not used by the Baltimore Light Rail system, but is confined to the Baltimore Streetcar Museum.

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah Żurawicz, Justyna (red.) (2013). Tramwaje w Polsce: Księży Młyn. ISBN 978-83-7729-215-0.
  2. ^ "The Cable Car Home Page - Cable Tramways in Australia and New Zealand". Retrieved 2018-07-14.
  3. ^ a b Hilton, George W.; Due, John Fitzgerald (1 January 2000). The Electric Interurban Railways in America. Stanford University Press. ISBN 978-0-8047-4014-2. Retrieved 10 June 2014. Worst of all, not all city systems were built to the standard American and European gauge of 4'-​8 12". Pittsburgh and most other Pennsylvania cities used 5'-​2 12", which became known as the Pennsylvania trolley gauge. Cincinnati used 5'-​2 12", Philadelphia 5'-​2 14", Columbus 5'-2", Altoona 5'-3", Louisville and Camden 5'-0", Canton and Pueblo 4'-0", Denver, Tacoma, and Los Angeles 3'-6", Toronto an odd 4'-​10 78", and Baltimore a vast 5'-​4 12".
  4. ^ Bett & Gillham (1962). Great British Tramway Networks. London: The Light Railway Transport League. pp. 36–38.
  5. ^ a b "Railroad Gauge Width". Паровоз ИС. Российский железнодорожный портал. Archived from the original on July 17, 2012. Retrieved 2007-11-29.
  6. ^ The Tramways of Santos (São Paulo state), Brazil Allen Morrison. June 2006. Retrieved 2010-09-18
  7. ^ Morrison, Allen (1989). The Tramways of Brazil: A 130-Year Survey. New York: Bonde Press. pp. 134–138. ISBN 0-9622348-1-8.
  8. ^ a b Cornwall Street Railway
  9. ^ Kotuszewski, Adam et al. (1998), Warszawskie tramwaje elektryczne 1908-1998: WKiŁ. vol. I. pp. 31-40. ISBN 83-907574-00

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  • Hilton, George W.; Due, John Fitzgerald (1 January 2000). The Electric Interurban Railways in America. Stanford University Press. ISBN 978-0-8047-4014-2. Retrieved 10 June 2014. Worst of all, not all city systems were built to the standard American and European gauge of 4'-​8 12". Pittsburgh and most other Pennsylvania cities used 5'-​2 12", which became known as the Pennsylvania trolley gauge. Cincinnati used 5'-​2 12", Philadelphia 5'-​2 14", Columbus 5'-2", Altoona 5'-3", Louisville and Camden 5'-0", Canton and Pueblo 4'-0", Denver, Tacoma, and Los Angeles 3'-6", Toronto an odd 4'-​10 78", and Baltimore a vast 5'-​4 12".