DESCRIPTION(last modified February 19, 2017 )
Moscow tram opened in 1872 (initial horse tram) and it was electrified in 1899. From its opening date tram service was countinuously operated, despite some tram sections removals/closures in the city centre due to metro construction. The last tram extensions opened in 2012 (Belorusskaya-Palikha/Suschyovskaya-MIIT).
The current tram network consists in about 50 lines.
HISTORY(last modified February 19, 2017 )
|1872||first tram line||--|
|1935||tram sections removal in the city centre due to metro construction||--|
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
Single line length (Km)
Single line stops
Single line avg. distance (km)
Total track length (km)
Total network stops
Avg. stop net distance (km)
550 V DC overhead
Type of guide/gauge
1524 mm gauge rails