Category Archives: Around the World in Trams

Around the World in Trams: Nagasaki 1201

We move out of Europe briefly for this week’s worldwide tram image with the photo coming from Nagasaki in Japan.

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Around the World in Trams: Budapest 1343

In this edition of Around the World in Trams we take a look at one of the trams which operates in the Hungarian capital, Budapest.

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Around the World in Trams: Leipzig 1129

Today we are off to Leipzig for the latest image in our tour of tramways from around the world.

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Around the World in Trams: Strasbourg 1033

We head into France as we continue to take a look at trams from around the world. This time the location is Strasbourg.

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Around the World in Trams: Kiev AB-1 & 5108

A trip into the Ukraine for this edition of our worldwide tram series.

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Around the World in Trams: Brussels 1256

Continuing our trip around the world and today we find ourselves in Brussels, Belgium for an archive image taken 50 years ago.

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Around the World in Trams: Oranjestad Streetcar, Aruba

An usual tramway is featured in this series today as we head to the only tramway in the Caribbean on the Dutch island of Aruba which features hydrogen cell technology.

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Around the World in Trams: Aigle-Leysin Railway

Switzerland is the location for this week’s photo from overseas as we take a quick look at one of the units operating on the Aigle-Leysin Railway.

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Around the World in Trams: Bratislava 7102

Moving back into Europe for this week’s image from overseas as we visit Bratislava the capital city of Slovakia.

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Around the World in Trams: Hiroshima 3908

Today our world tour lands in Japan with an image taken on the Hiroshima Electric Railway more commonly known as Hiroden.

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Around the World in Trams: Kirnitzschtal 2 with trailer 22

We resume our world tour of trams with a trip to Germany where we take a look at the Kirnitzschtalbahn which is in the Saxony region.

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Around the World in 18 Trams: Basel BVB 5028

And we come to the end of our very first world tour of trams with another trip to the Swiss system of Basel.

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Around the World in 18 Trams: Hong Kong 139

Our third and final visit to Hong Kong features as part of our around the world tour today.

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Around the World in 18 Trams: Rouen 812

Into France as we continue our trips around the world with a trip here to Rouen in Northern France.

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Around the World in 18 Trams: Zurich 1666 & 1667

Merry Christmas! It may be Christmas Day but that doesn’t mean the updates stop as we continue our around the world trip with a visit to Zurich.

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Around the World in 18 Trams: Geneva 1801

Into Switzerland as we continue our world tour of trams with a visit to the system in Geneva. This line originally opened in 1862 and has had mixed fortunes over the years with it being reduced to just the one … Continue reading

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Around the World in 18 Trams: Tallinn 70

Today we are off to the only tram system in Estonia – Tallinn. This 24 mile (39km) system is 3ft 6in (1067mm) and was originally opened in 1888 as a horse car system.

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Around the World in 18 Trams: Toronto 4211

From Europe to North America as we now find ourselves in Canada for a view from Toronto’s tram system.

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Around the World in 18 Trams: Prague 8396 & 8397

This around the world tour probably wouldn’t be complete without a visit to Prague and that is exactly where we find ourselves today with a view of a couple of Tatra trams.

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Around the World in 18 Trams: Nordhausen 80 & 103

A small tram system totalling only 5.5km can be found in the town of Nordhausen, Germany and that is where our around the world trip finds us today.

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