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Photo of PCC streetcar in Toronto, Ont., Canada, copyright
Gabor Sandi 1983
- General Information
- Specific Transit Technologies
FOR INDIVIDUAL TRANSIT SYSTEMS, BY CONTINENT:
- The Bus Station - bus, coach, tram,
transit links worldwide Source: Steve
Annells, Abingdon, England
- Rail and Trolleybus
Transit Cities Source: David
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
List of all known cities (from more than 80 countries) in the world with fixed-mode
urban transportation sytems (currently operated or under construction).
"Fixed-mode" includes rail-based systems (subways / underground railways,
tramways, LRTs, commuter railways, funiculars etc.) as well as trolleybuses. Initial
operating dates, where known, are shown. Primary ordering is by country.
- Straßenbahnen, U/S-Bahnen, O-Busse / Trams, Trolleys, Streetcars and more Source:
Blickpunkt Straßenbahn - The German Public Transport Magazin, Berlin, Germany
List of rail-based urban transportation systems in the world, classified by country (gauge
is noted throughout). Links to transit company homepages and other pages with information
on transit systems are provided where they exist. Also links to high-resolution pictures
of trams, underground/subway vehicles etc. from around the world.
- Trolleybus Web Ring Owner: Ashley Bruce, Ipswich, England
- A World of Trams and Urban Transit Source: Light Rail Transit Association (LRTA), Gloucester, England
"A complete listing of light rail, light railway, tramway & metro systems
throughout the world" (by country, city and type).
SPECIFIC TRANSIT TECHNOLOGIES
METROS (SUBWAYS, UNDERGROUND, HEAVY URBAN RAIL)
- Community of Metros (CoMET) - International Railway Benchmarking Group
Standard-setting group of prominent metros around the world, with links to Nova, a second-tier group.
- Subway Navigator Source: RATP,
Direct and indirect navigation aid to the metro systems of the world.
- The Subway Page: Links to World
Subway and Other Transportation Information Resources Source: Robert Reynolds, Reed College, Portland, OR, USA
Extensive collection of links to pages with urban transportation (particularly
subway/metro) route maps.
- UrbanRail.Net Source:
Schwandl, Berlin, Germany
"...a ride on the world's subway, underground, metro,
tunnelbana, U-Bahn and other urban mass transit systems". Detailed
descriptions of systems, maps, photos and links.
- The Monorail Society Fremont,
Links to technical pages, information on existing monorail sytems etc.
Last modified: 18 Feb. 2005