Lisboa (Lisbon), capital of Portugal, approx. 550,000 inhabitants (2 million in metropolitan area)
Within the city of Lisbon, a small tram network has survived which boasts some spectacular steep rides making it also an important tourist attraction.
operated by Carris
Metro do Sul do Tejo
On the south shore of the Tagus River, a light rail network operating mostly on separate right-of-way was built. The first section from Corroios to Cova da Piedade opened on 30 April 2007. The western branch from Cova da Piedade to Universidade was brought into service on 15 Dec 2007, and the system was completed on 27 Nov 2008 with the opening of the Cacilhas leg through the Almada town centre.
Carris (Tram and Bus Operator)
Metro do Sul do Tejo (Light rail on south bank of Tagus River)
METROPOLITANO DE LISBOA official page - including a special section on subway art
Fertagus (Cross-Tagus Rail Link)
Lisbon Tram at Wikipedia
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