CURRENT OPERATIONS
Electric Passenger Transport in Latin America in November 2017
For more information on (some of) the following lines, see index of links at tramz.com/index.html
Allen Morrison

 

STREET RAILWAYS

ARGENTINA
Buenos Aires 'P' tramway
Buenos Aires 'Tramway Histórico' in Caballito district
Mar del Plata: Parque Camet tramway [intermittent]
Quilmes [2-3 days each year]
Rosario Av. Wheelwright heritage line [once a month]
Valle Hermoso 'Paseo con Ciencia'

ARUBA
Oranjestad battery-powered line

BRAZIL
Campinas heritage tramway in Portugal (Taquaral) Park
Rio de Janeiro Santa Teresa tramway
Rio de Janeiro "VLT" network
Santos tourist tramway in Valongo (port area)

CHILE
Iquique: Paseo Baquedano – battery tram runs 1-2 trips daily

PERU
Lima: 'Vagón del Recuerdo' heritage tramway in Barranco

 

 

LIGHT RAIL, METROS, SUBURBAN RAILWAYS

ARGENTINA
Buenos Aires Tren de la Costa light rail
Buenos Aires metro ('subte')
Buenos Aires suburban railways

BRAZIL
Belo Horizonte metro
Brasília metro
Campos do Jordão - Pindamonhangaba railway
Crato - Juazeiro do Norte diesel light rail
Fortaleza metro and diesel light rail
Itatinga hydroelectric line (private)
Maceió diesel light rail
Natal diesel light rail
Porto Alegre metro
Recife metro and diesel light rail
Rio de Janeiro metro
Rio de Janeiro suburban railways
Rio de Janeiro "VLT" network
Salvador - Paripe suburban line
Santos-São Vicente light rail
São Paulo metro
São Paulo suburban railways
Sobral light rail

CHILE
Concepción suburban railway
Santiago metro
Santiago - Rancagua suburban line
Valparaíso - Limache Merval metro

COLOMBIA
Medellín metro

CUBA
Casa Blanca - Jaruco / Bainoa / Matanzas interurban

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Santo Domingo metro

MEXICO
Guadalajara metro
Mexico City light rail (Xochimilco line)
Mexico City metro - both rubber & steel wheels
Monterrey metro
Yucatán: 4+ horsecar operations

PERU
Lima metro

PUERTO RICO
San Juan "Tren Urbano"

VENEZUELA
Caracas metro
Caracas - Los Teques railway
Maracaibo metro
Valencia metro

 

 

LONG DISTANCE RAILROADS

CHILE
Santiago - San Rosendo - Temuco (700 km)
San Rosendo - Concepción (70 km)

VENEZUELA
Caracas - Cúa (41 km)

 

 

FUNICULARS, COG RAILWAYS, MONORAILS, etc.

BOLIVIA
La Paz funicular at Kusillo Museum [closed temporarily...]

BRAZIL
Porto Alegre Aeromóvel pneumatic railway
Rio de Janeiro cog railway on Corcovado Mountain
Rio de Janeiro 4 funiculars
Rio de Janeiro: Vila Jardim Santa Cecília monorail
Salvador 2 funiculars: Pilar, Liberdade
Santos funicular on Monte Serrat

CHILE
Santiago funicular on San Cristóbal hill
Valparaíso 13 (!) funiculars
Viña del Mar funicular on Calle Villanelo

COLOMBIA
Bogotá funicular on Monserrate


 

TROLLEYBUS SYSTEMS

ARGENTINA
Córdoba
Mendoza ("temporarily" out of service)
Rosario

BRAZIL
Santos
São Paulo (2 separate networks)

CHILE
Valparaíso

ECUADOR
Quito

MEXICO
Guadalajara
Mexico City

VENEZUELA
Mérida (de-electrified)



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