|Above: YouTubeCA video - Beijing Xijiao Tram Line - Length: 11:27 mins.||Above: YouTubeCA video - Walk on Qianmen street in Beijing, China - Length: 1:56 mins.|
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REGULAR TRAM ROUTES
Operator: Beijing Public Transit Tramway Co., Ltd.
|T1||Yizhuang New Town Modern Tram||定海园 (Dinghai Yuan) - 荣昌东街 (Rongchang Dongjie) - 老观里 (Laoguan Li)|
|XJ||Xijiao Line||巴沟 (Bagou) - 香山站 (Xiangshan Zhan)|
TOURIST TRAM ROUTE
|TT||Qianmen tourist tram||前门大街 (Qianmen Ave.)|
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM
- T1 (Yizhuang New Town Modern Tram): 12 km.
- XJ (Xijiao Line): 9 km.
- Tourist tram: 840 m.
- Subway: 699 km.
NB: Lines of the Beijing underground (metro) are not shown on this site.
- Electric trams (First): 1899 - 1900 (destroyed in the Boxer Rebellion); 17 Dec. 1924 - 6 May 1966
- Electric trams (Second generation): (Xijiao line) 30 Dec. 2017 - today; (Beijing Yizhuang Tram) 31 Dec. 2020 - today.
- Tourist tram: 1 Jan. 2009 - today.
- Underground: 15 Jan. 1971 - today
- Electric trams (First generation): 1000 mm.
- Yizhuang/Xijiao trams: 1435 mm.
- Tourist tram: 1435 mm.
- Underground (Shanghai metro): 1435 mm.
- "Trams return to China's capital", Tramways & Urban Transit, Feb. 2018 (81: 962), p.44.
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