|Above: YouTubeCA video - Sapporo, Japan Streetcar - 札幌市電 - Length: 7:30 mins.||Above: YouTubeCA video - Riding oldest tram in Sapporo - Length: 1:54 mins.|
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ABBREVIATIONS ON THE MAP
|Ma||マルイ前 (Marui-mae)||Su||すすきの (Susukino)|
Operator: Sapporo City Transportation Bureau
|1||一条橋 (Ichijōbashi) – マルイ前 (Marui-mae) - 医大病院前 (Idai-Byōin-mae [Medical University Hospital]) - 円山公園 (Maruyama Kōen [Maruyama Park])|
|2||北 ２４条 (Kita 24-jō) - 札幌駅 (Sapporo Eki [Sapporo Station]) - 三越前 (Mitsukoshi-mae) - すすきの (Susukino) - 静修学園前 (Seishūgakuen-mae) - 教育大学前 (Kyōiku-Daigaku-mae [Hokkaido University of Education])|
|3||医大病院前 (Idai-Byōin-mae [Medical University Hospital]) - 札幌駅 (Sapporo Eki [Sapporo Station]) - 三越前 (Mitsukoshi-mae) - すすきの (Susukino) - 豊平８丁目 (Toyohira 8-chōme)|
|4||苗穂駅前 (Naebo-Eki-mae [Naebo Station]) - 三越前 (Mitsukoshi-mae) - すすきの (Susukino) - 静修学園前 (Seishūgakuen-mae)|
|7||新琴似駅前 (Shin-Kotoni-Eki-mae [New Kotoni Station]) - 北 ２４条 (Kita 24-jō) - 札幌駅 (Sapporo Eki [Sapporo Station]) - 三越前 (Mitsukoshi-mae) - すすきの (Susukino)|
|8||三越前 (Mitsukoshi-mae) - すすきの (Susukino) - 静修学園前 (Seishūgakuen-mae) - 教育大学前 (Kyōiku-Daigaku-mae [Hokkaido University of Education]) - すすきの (Susukino) - マルイ前 (Marui-mae)|
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM
- Urban tramways: 25 km.
- Horse-drawn tramways: 1 May 1910 - 1918?
- Electric tramways: 1918 - today
- Diesel trams: 1963 -1967
- Metro: 16 Dec. 1971 - today
- Tramways: 1067 mm.
- Metro: Rubber-tired (no rails)
- Demery, L.W., Forty, R., DeGroote, R. and Higgins, J.W. Electric railways of Japan - Vol.1: Tokyo & Northern Japan. Milton Keynes: Light Rail Transit Association, 1983.
- 札幌市電が走る街・今昔 (City quarters through which Sapporo's tramways run - Past and present) Tokyo: JTB, 2012.
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