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Operator: Nagasaki Electric Tramway (長崎電気軌道 Nagasaki Denki Kidō)
|1||Blue||赤迫 (Akasako) – 住吉 (Sumiyoshi) – 浦上駅前 (Urakami Station) - 長崎駅前 (Nagasaki Station) - 出島 (Dejima) - 西浜町 (Nishihamanomachi) - 正覚寺下 (Shōkakuji-shita)|
|3||Red||赤迫 (Akasako) – 住吉 (Sumiyoshi) – 浦上駅前 (Urakami Station) - 長崎駅前 (Nagasaki Station) - 公会堂前 (Kōkaidō-mae) - 蛍茶屋 (Hotarujaya)|
|4||Yellow||蛍茶屋 (Hotarujaya) - 公会堂前 (Kōkaidō-mae) - 西浜町 (Nishihamanomachi) - 正覚寺下 (Shōkakuji-shita)|
|5||Green||蛍茶屋 (Hotarujaya) - 公会堂前 (Kōkaidō-mae) - 西浜町 (Nishihamanomachi) - 石橋 (Ishibashi)|
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM
- Tram lines: 11.5 km.
- Municipal tramway: 16 Nov. 1915 - today (service interrupted between the day of the atomic bomb attack [9 Aug. 1945] and 25 Nov. 1945).
- Municipal tramway: 1435 mm.
- Demery, L.W., Forty, R., De Groote, R. and Higgins, J.W. Electric railways of Japan - Vol.3: Western Japan. Gloucester (England): Light Rail Transit Association, 1997.
- Forty, R. & Higgins, J.W. "Japan today - Part 2: Nagasaki, Kumamoto and Kagoshima", Modern Tramway & Light Rapid Transit, Feb. 1977 (40: 470), p.50-60.
- Pulling, N. "Nagasaki: Risen from ruin", Tramways & Urban Transit, Jan. 2019 (82: 973), p. 20-21.
- 田栗優一 (Taguri, Y.) 長崎「電車」が走る街 今昔 (The city where the Nagasaki trams run - Past and present). Tokyo: JTB, 2005.
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